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Indian philosophy : an introduction to Hindu and Buddhist thought

Author: Richard King
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©1999.
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"What is Indian Philosophy? Why has India been excluded from the history of philosophy? Richard King provides an introduction to the main schools of Hindu and Buddhist thought, emphasising the living history of interaction and debate between the various traditions. The book outlines the broad spectrum of Indian philosophical schools and questions prevailing assumptions about the 'mythical', ahistorical and  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
King, Richard, 1966-
Indian philosophy.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)647116408
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard King
ISBN: 0748609547 9780748609543 0748611606 9780748611607
OCLC Number: 41834216
Description: xvi, 263 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1.India and the History of Philosophy --
2.Can Philosophy be Indian? --
3.The Varieties of Hindu Philosophy --
4.Buddhist Philosophy in India --
5.Ontology: What really exists? --
6.Epistemology: How do we know what we know? --
7.Perception: Do we see things as they are? --
8.Consciousness and the Body: What are we? --
9.Creation and Causality: Where do we come from? --
10.Philosophy in a Post-Colonial World.
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Richard King provides an introduction to the main schools of Hindu and Buddhist thought, emphasising the living history of interaction and debate between the various traditions.  Read more...

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Richard King has written a clear, modern, up-to-date, wide-ranging and accessible introduction to the principal doctrinal postiions and debates in Indian philosophy. It is a balanced book, free from Read more...

 
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