Universe and Inner Self in Early Indian and Early Greek Thought (eBook, 2018) [WorldCat.org]
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Universe and Inner Self in Early Indian and Early Greek Thought

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:Books at JSTOR: Open Access. OAPEN (Open Access Publishing in European Networks).
Summary:
This volume brings together Hellenists and Indologists representing a variety of perspectives on the similarities and differences between the two cultures. It offers a collaborative contribution to the burgeoning interest in the Axial Age and will be of interest to anyone intrigued by the big questions inspired by the ancient world.
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
ISBN: 9781474411004 1474411002 9781474410991 1474410995 1474426697 9781474426695
OCLC Number: 1149176365
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: 1. The common origin approach to comparing Indian and Greek philosophy / Nick Allen --
2. The concept of ṛtá in the Ṛgveda / Joanna Jurewicz --
3. Harmonia and ṛtá / Aditi Chaturvedi --
4. Ātman and its transition to worldly existence / Greg Bailey --
5. Cosmology, psyche and Ātman in the Timaeus, the Ṛgveda and the Upaniṣads / Hyun Höchsmann --
6. Plato and yoga / John Bussanich --
7. Technologies of self-immortalisation in ancient Greece and early India / Paolo Visigalli --
8. Does the concept of theōria fit the beginning of Indian thought? / Alexis Pinchard --
9. Self or being without boundaries : on Sankara and Parmenides / Chiara Robbiano --
10. Soul chariots in Indian and Greek thought : polygenesis or diffusion? / Paolo Magnone --
11. 'Master the chariot, master your Self' : comparing chariot metaphors as hermeneutics for mind, self and liberation in ancient Greek and Indian Sources / Jens Schlieter --
12. New riders, old chariots : poetics and comparative philosophy / Alexander S.W. Forte and Caley C. Smith --
13. The interiorisation of ritual in India and Greece / Richard Seaford --
14. Rebirth and 'ethicisation' in Greek and South Asian thought / Mikel Burley --
15. On affirmation, rejection and accommodation of the world in Greek and Indian religion / Matylda Obryk --
16. The justice of the Indians / Richard Stoneman --
17. Nietzsche on Greek and Indian philosophy / Emma Syea.

Abstract:

This volume brings together Hellenists and Indologists representing a variety of perspectives on the similarities and differences between the two cultures. It offers a collaborative contribution to the burgeoning interest in the Axial Age and will be of interest to anyone intrigued by the big questions inspired by the ancient world.

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