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Riassunto: Selected from the works of J. N. Mohanty over a forty-year period, these essays provide an intellectual biography of the man and insights into Eastern philosophy. Part I brings together various writings on problems in metaphysics, epistemology, and language, alongwith thoughtful treatments of notions such as experience, self consciousness, doubt, tradition, and modernity. Part II collects essays written during the exciting though turbulent years following India's independence, and they survey issues in social ethics, reform activities, and religion in the works of Aurobindo, Gandhi, Vinobha, and Ramohan Roy. Part III comprises essays that treat the encounter between phenomenology and philosophy, between Eastern and Western philosophy, and does so through an incisive analysis of the major concerns of philosophy anywhere. The collection concludes with ruminations on the future of Indian philosophy.
L'autore: Mohanty is at Temple University, Philadelphia and Woodruff Professor of Philosophy and Asian Studies, Emory, Georgia. Purushottama Bilimoria is at Deakin University of Melbourne and Senior Research Fellow, Melbourne University.
Titolo: Essays on Indian Philosophy: Traditional and...
Casa editrice: Oxford University Press
Data di pubblicazione: 1994
Condizione libro: very good
Descrizione libro Oxford Univerity Press, Oxford, 1995. Hard Cover. Condizione libro: Very Good. Condizione sovraccoperta: Very Good. Second Impression. HB + DW, 347 pages, in VG + VG condition, a little foxing to the page ends. Codice libro della libreria 59207
Descrizione libro Oxford University Press, Delhi, 1995. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Very Good. Condizione sovraccoperta: Very Good. Second Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 347 pp. Text is free of previous owner's markings. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact, but spine is slightly cocked. No foxing in this copy. Dust jacket is intact and in very good condition, but has light general shelfwear and slight creasing of the plastic coating . Dust Jacket un-clipped. Edges intact but has dirt marks. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Philosophy; India; #56391; Essays & Literary Criticism. ISBN: 0195631420. ISBN/EAN: 9780195631425. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: AC020123I. Codice libro della libreria AC020123I