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Structural Depths of Indian Thought

ISBN-10: 0887061400

ISBN-13: 9780887061400

Edition: N/A

Authors: P. T. Raju

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List price: $37.95
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 6/15/1989
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 630
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

Preface
Special feature of the work
The need and use for the work
Possible approaches to the study of Indian philosopy: approach of the present work
Presentation of ethics
Main divisions of each philosophy
Misunderstandings and neglect of the subject in the West
Significance and use of comparisons
"Know thyself": the dictum
Order of the chapters and the nature and interrelations of the schools
Significance of sub-titles
Some conventions
The aim and origins of the work
Acknowledgments
Introduction
The meaning of Indian philosophy
History of Indian philosophy
Caste and stages of life
Values and ways of life
Development of Indian religion
Stages of philosophical development
The drive of Indian thought
IDeas of the Upanisads
Introduction
Some Upanisadic personages
Central doctrines of the Upanisads
Concluding remarks
The Mimamsa And The Sovereignity Of Ethical Law
Introduction
Epistemology
Metaphysics
Life's ideal
General Estimate and Constructive Comment
The Carvaka And Its Anti-Vedic Materialism
Introduction
Epistemology
Metaphysics
Life's ideal
Compromises and transformations in the Carvaka school
General Estimate and Constructive Comment
Jainism And The Ehtics Of Self-Conquest
Introduction
Epistemology
Metaphysics
Life's ideal
General Estimate and Constructive Comment
Buddhism And The Ideal Of Enlightenment
Introduction
The schools of Buddhism
Buddha's original teachings: the school of the elders
The developed doctrines of Buddhism
Epistemology
Life's ideal
General Estimate and Constructive Comment
The Nyaya And The Architechtonic Of Logic
Introduction
Nature of controversy
Epistemology
Metaphysics
Life's ideal
General Estimate and Constructive Comment
The Vaisesika And The Doctrine Of Particulars
Introduction
Epistemology
Metaphysics
Appendix to the Nyaya-Vaisesika: The Neo-Nyaya
Introduction
Epistemology
Metaphysics
General Estimate and Constructive Comment
The Sankhya And The Ideal Of Self-Discrimination
Introduction
Epistemology
Metaphysics
Ideal of life
General Estimate and Constructive Comment
The Yoga And Self-Realization Through Psycho-Physical Practice
Introduction
Epistemology
Metaphysics
The practice of Yoga
The metaphysical basis of practice
Extraordinary powers
Transition to the Vedanta General Estimate and Constructive Comment
Introduction To The Vedantic Schools
The Vedanta Of Sankara: Non-Dualism
Introduction
Epistemology
Metaphysics
Life's ideal
General Estimate and Constructive Comment
The Vedanta Of Ramanuja: Non-Dualism Of The Qualified Brahman
Introduction
Epistemology
Metaphysics
Life's ideal
General Estimate and Constructive Comment
The Vedanta Of Madhva: Dualism Of God And The World
Introduction
Epistemology
Metaphysics
Life's ideal
General Estimate and Constructive Comment
Other Vedantins, Kasmir Saivism, And Saktism
Introduction
The other Vedantins
Kasmir Saivism
Other Saiva schools
Saktism
General Estimate and Constructive Comment
The Philosophy Of The Bhagavadgita
Introduction
The doctrines
Contemporary Indian Philosophy
Introduction
Contemporary philsophers
Conclusion
Appendices
Glossary of important Sanskrit terms
A note on transliteration and pronunciation
BIBLIOGRAPHY
Index
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