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Against a Hindu God Buddhist Philosophy of Religion in India

ISBN-10: 0231142226

ISBN-13: 9780231142229

Edition: 2009

Authors: Parimal G. Patil

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List price: $65.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 6/26/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 400
Size: 6.34" wide x 9.25" long x 1.11" tall
Weight: 1.606
Language: English

Parimal G. Patil is John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Humanities at Harvard University.

Abbreviations
Introduction
Comparative Philosophy of Religions
Disciplinary Challenges
A Grammar for Comparison
Comparative Philosophy of Religions
Content, Structure, and Arguments
Epistemology
Religious Epistemology in Classical India: In Defense of a Hindu God
Interpreting Ny&abar;ya Epistemology
The Ny&abar;ya Argument for the Existence of &Ibar;śvara
Defending the Ny&abar;ya Argument
Conclusion: Shifting the Burden of Proof
Against &Ibar;śvara: Ratnak&ibar;rti's Buddhist Critique
The Section on Pervasion: The Trouble with Natural Relations
Two Arguments
The Section on the Reason Property
The Section on the Target Property
Conclusion: Is &Ibar;śvara the Maker of the World?
Language, Mind, and Ontology
The Theory of Exclusion, Conceptual Content, and Buddhist Epistemology
The Theory of Exclusion
What Exclusion Is Not
Semantic Value
Ratnak&ibar;rti's Inferential Argument
Conclusion: J�&abar;naśr&ibar;mitra's Three Questions
Ratnak&ibar;rti's World: Toward a Buddhist Philosophy of Everything
An Inventory of Mental Objects/Images
The Contents of Perception
The Contents of Inferential/Verbal Awareness
Nonexistence, Existence, and Ultimate Existence
The &Ibar;śvara-Inference, Revisited
Conclusion: Who Created the World?
Conclusion
The Values of Buddhist Epistemology
Foundational Figures and Foundational Texts
The Soteriological Significance of Epistemology
J�&abar;naśr&ibar;mitra on Epistemology as Pedagogy
Ratnak&ibar;rti's Framework of Value
Conclusion: Religious Reasoning as Religious Practice
References
Index