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A Hindu Critique of Buddhist Epistemology
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: John Taber
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-12-31 - Publisher: Routledge

This is a translation of the chapter on perception of Kumarilabhatta's magnum opus, the Slokavarttika, one of the central texts of the Hindu response to the criticism of the logical-epistemological school of Buddhist thought. In an extensive commentary, the author explains the course of the argument from verse to verse
Against a Hindu God
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Parimal G. Patil
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-06-26 - Publisher: Columbia University Press

Philosophical arguments for and against the existence of God have been crucial to Euro-American and South Asian philosophers for over a millennium. Critical to the history of philosophy in India, were the centuries-long arguments between Buddhist and Hindu philosophers about the existence of a God-like being called Isvara and the
Hindu and Buddhist Ideas in Dialogue
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Irina Kuznetsova, Jonardon Ganeri, Chakravarthi Ram-Prasad
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-22 - Publisher: Routledge

The debates between various Buddhist and Hindu philosophical systems about the existence, definition and nature of self, occupy a central place in the history of Indian philosophy and religion. These debates concern various issues: what 'self' means, whether the self can be said to exist at all, arguments that can
The Oxford Handbook of Indian Philosophy
Language: en
Pages: 800
Authors: Jonardon Ganeri
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-10-12 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

The Oxford Handbook of Indian Philosophy tells the story of philosophy in India through a series of exceptional individual acts of philosophical virtuosity. It brings together forty leading international scholars to record the diverse figures, movements, and approaches that constitute philosophy in the geographical region of the Indian subcontinent, a
Epistemology in Classical India
Language: en
Pages: 204
Authors: Stephen H Phillips
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-04-15 - Publisher: Routledge

In this book, Phillips gives an overview of the contribution of Nyaya--the classical Indian school that defends an externalist position about knowledge as well as an internalist position about justification. Nyaya literature extends almost two thousand years and comprises hundreds of texts, and in this book, Phillips presents a useful