By Christopher Bartley
By overlaying Buddhist philosophies ahead of the Brahmanical faculties, this attractive creation indicates how philosophers from the Brahmanical schools-including Samkhya, Yoga, Nyaya, Vaisheshika, and Mimamsa, in addition to Vedanta-were to some degree responding to Buddhist viewpoints. including transparent translations of basic texts, this fully-updated variation features:
• A word list of Sanskrit terms
• A consultant to pronunciation
• Chronological record of philosophers & works
With research instruments and incessant connection with unique texts, An advent to Indian Philosophy offers scholars with deeper figuring out of the principles of Indian philosophy.
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