On the myth of the opposition between Indian thought and Western philosophy

by Carmen Dragonetti

Publisher: Olms in Hildesheim, New York

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [271]-293).

StatementCarmen Dragonetti, Fernando Tola.
SeriesPhilosophische Texte und Studien -- Bd. 74
ContributionsTola, Fernando, 1915-
LC ClassificationsB131 .D73 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination293 p. ;
Number of Pages293
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18905322M
ISBN 10348712596X

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Indian philosophy - Indian philosophy - Roles of sacred texts, mythology, and theism: The role of the sacred texts in the growth of Indian philosophy is different in each of the different systems.

In those systems that may be called adhyatmavidya, or sciences of spirituality, the sacred texts play a much greater role than they do in the logical systems (anvikshikividya).

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He was also awarded the. On the Myth of the Opposition between Indian Thought and Western Philosophy es un persuasiv simo alegato a la inteligencia y raz n, humanas, que cumple con el prop sito expuesto en la conclusi n que se expresa en la ltima oraci n del libro: As a result of the foregoing remarks, it is possible to affirm that Philosophy indeed exist in India.

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Choosing as his guide a modern expositor of. This does not make it clear for many, and this article attempts to differentiate between Indian and western philosophies. Indian Philosophy. Traditionally, a distinction is made between Indian and western thinking, and this is exemplified in everything from religion to attire, food to education, thought process and relations, and emotions.

philosophy and students of Western philosophy who have no inclination or time to specialise in any Indian system, but who are at the same time interested to know what they can about Indian philosophy. In my two books The Study of Patanjali and Yoga Philosophy in relation to other Indian Systems of Thought I have A History of Indian Philosophy.

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Reconsidering Classical Indian Thoughts. Desh Raj Sirswal (ed.) - - Centre for Positive Philosophy and Interdisciplinary Studies (CPPIS). Due to the various changes in western thought to say that these characteristics applied to the complete history of western thought would be incorrect.

A brief summary of the general characteristics, trends and changes are given below. It is followed by Notes that talk about historical and philosophical developments. Do not miss reading them.

Indian and Western Philosophy shares a lot of things in common. The following are list of concepts that west and east agrees upon. It must be noted that labelling west as rational and east as mystical is not right. There are a lot of mystical aspe. One basis of differentiation is geography.

But the most popular one is religion and spirituality. This is the most absurd basis of differentiation because concerns of religion and spirituality are found within Western Philosophy too.

Can anyone wh. From the Jacket Ethics and the History of Indian Philosophy, by Shyam Ranganathan, presents a compelling, systematic explication of the moral philosophical content of history of Indian philosophy in contrast to the received wisdom in Indology and comparative philosophy that Indian philosophers were scarcely interested in ethics.

Ranganathan's critical thesis is that the arguments for this. The Upaniṣads are the concluding portions of the Vedas and the basis for the Vedānta philosophy, “a system in which human speculation seems to have reached its very acme,” according to Max Müller.

The Upaniṣads have dominated Indian philosophy, religion, and life for nearly three thousand years. The two-nation theory is the basis of the creation of ing to this theory Muslims and Hindus are two separate nations by definition; Muslims have their own customs, religion, and tradition, and from social and moral points of view, Muslims are different from Hindus; and therefore, Muslims should be able to have their own separate homeland in which Islam is the dominant religion.

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He held the chair of Social Anthropology at the Collège de. For those interested in Indian philosophy and how it interfaces with Western philosophy, and general Western assumptions about what constitutes, philosophy, and why Indian philosophy usually isn’t taught in Western philosophy departments, "Indian Philosophy: An Introduction to Hindu and Bhuddist Thought" by Richard King is an excellent resource.

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Paper, $ Elizabeth Archuleta In an effort to raise greater awareness about American Indian worldviews in the field of philosophy, American Indian Thought is the first book.

The study of Japanese thought is the study of Indian thought. D.T. Suzuki, quoted in "Western Admirers of Ramakrishna and His Disciples" by Gopal Stavig, p. ; When I was a student, the term "Indian philosophy: was usually regarded as self-contradictory, a contradictio in adjecto, comparable to such an absurdity as "wooden steel." "Indian.

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The history and philosophy of the Indian philosophical traditions. The 6 Orthodox Schools of Indian philosophy. The essential teachings and schools of Buddhism. The teachings of Jainism. The different ontologies and epistemologies of Indian thought. The significance of ancient Indian thought for.

One of the most interesting aspects of McDowell’s very interesting book is the way in which it locates the problems of late-twentieth-century Anglo-American philosophy within the historical development of the Western.

In general, even today, Indian philosophy tends to read more akin to pre-renaissance western philosophy.

You'll find quite a lot of similarity, for instance, between the approaches of major schools of Indian philosophy and the approach, style, etc. of the Neoplatonists.Indian Philosophy is not "Taboo" There are specific courses available on Indian philosophy at most U.S.

universities - Indian philosophy is not on the same level of taboo as Divination or Alchemy. In fact, one of the philosophy profs at my school (a relatively average, white, male philosophys PhD) specialized in it!Dualism, in religion, the doctrine that the world (or reality) consists of two basic, opposed, and irreducible principles that account for all that exists.

It has played an important role in the history of thought and of religion. Nature and significance. In religion, dualism means the belief in two supreme opposed powers or gods, or sets of divine or demonic beings, that caused the world to.