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Buddhists, Brahmins, and Belief Epistemology in South Asian Philosophy of Religion

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ISBN-10: 0231132816

ISBN-13: 9780231132817

Edition: 2008

Authors: Dan Arnold

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In Buddhists, Brahmins, and Belief, Dan Arnold examines how the Brahmanical tradition of Purva Mimamsa and the writings of the seventh-century Buddhist Madhyamika philosopher Candrakirti challenged dominant Indian Buddhist views of epistemology. Arnold retrieves these two very different but equally important voices of philosophical dissent, showing them to have developed highly sophisticated and cogent critiques of influential Buddhist epistemologists such as Dignaga and Dharmakirti. His analysis -- developed in conversation with modern Western philosophers like William Alston and J. L. Austin -- offers an innovative reinterpretation of the Indian philosophical tradition, while suggesting…    
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Book details

List price: $32.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 2/18/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 328
Size: 5.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.902
Language: English

Dan Arnold is assistant professor of the philosophy of religion at the University of Chicago Divinity School.

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