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Free will, agency, and selfhood in Indian philosophy

Author: Matthew R Dasti; Edwin F Bryant
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focusing on the rich and variegated cluster of Indic philosophical traditions as they developed from the late Vedic period up to the pre-modern period, this book offers an understanding, according to each school, of the nature of free will and agency.
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Free will, agency, and selfhood in Indian philosophy
(DLC) 2013017925
(OCoLC)852227561
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew R Dasti; Edwin F Bryant
ISBN: 9780199922741 0199922748
OCLC Number: 862077056
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Agency in Samkhya and Yoga / Edwin F. Bryant --
Free Persons, Empty Selves / Karin Meyers --
Free Will and Volunteerism in Jainism / Christopher Key Chapple --
Paninian Grammarians on Agency and Independence / George Cardona --
Nyaya's Self as Agent and Knower / Matthew R. Dasti --
Freedom Because of Duty / Elisa Freschi --
Just Another Word for Nothing Left to Lose / Jay L. Garfield --
Self, Causation, and Agency in the Advaita of Sankara / Sthaneshwar Timalsina --
The Linguistics and Cosmology of Agency in Nondual Kashmiri Saiva Thought --
Free Will, Agency, and Selfhood in Ramanuja / Martin Ganeri --
Dependent Agency and Hierarchical Determinism in the Theology of Madhva / David Buchta --
Agency in the Gaudiya Vaisnava Tradition / Satyanarayana Dasa and Jonathan B. Edelmann.
Responsibility: edited by Matthew R. Dasti and Edwin F. Bryant.

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a fine thematic study that will be extremely useful on philosophy and religion courses at both undergraduate and graduate level. * Gavin Flood FBA, Journal of Hindu Studies * No other book considers Read more...

 
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