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Indian philosophy - Wikipedia
Indian philosophy refers to ancient philosophical traditions of the Indian subcontinent. The principal schools are classified as either orthodox or heterodox – āstika or nāstika – depending on one of three alternate criteria: whether it believes the Vedas are a valid source of knowledge; ...
Indian Philosophy - General - The Basics of Philosophy
Indian Philosophy (or, in Sanskrit, Darshanas), refers to any of several traditions of philosophical thought that originated in the Indian subcontinent, including Hindu philosophy, Buddhist philosophy, and Jain philosophy (see below for brief introductions to these schools).
Indian philosophy | Britannica.com
Indian philosophy: Indian philosophy, the systems of thought and reflection that were developed by the civilizations of the Indian subcontinent. They include both orthodox (astika) systems, namely, the Nyaya, Vaisheshika, Samkhya, Yoga, Purva-Mimamsa (or Mimamsa), and Vedanta schools of philosophy, and unorthodox
Ancient Indian Philosophy: A Painless Introduction
But ancient Indian philosophy is represented in a mass of texts for which the authors and dates of composition are mostly unknown. Chief among these texts are the Vedas, written from perhaps 1500-1000 B.C., the oldest religious texts in the world.
Indian Philosophy | Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
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Indian philosophy - New World Encyclopedia
The term Indian philosophy may refer to any of several traditions of philosophical thought that originated in India.Indian philosophy has a longer history of continuous development than any other philosophical tradition, and philosophy encompasses a wide variety of schools and systems.
“Indian philosophy” vs. “Buddhist ethics”The Indian ...
The Journal of Indian Philosophy was founded in 1970 by B.K. Matilal, who proclaimed, in reaction against Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan’s mystical approach, that “The field of our contributions will be bound by the limits of rational inquiry; we will avoid questions that lie in the fields of theology and mystical experience.” There is nothing ...
Indian Philosophy | Georgetown University Press
This is the first introduction to Indian philosophy written for a western audience to assess Indian thought in its own context and to examine its relationship with the West. King discusses the nature of philosophy in general, examining the shifting usage of the term throughout history.
Hindu philosophy - Wikipedia
Since ancient times Indian philosophy has been categorized into āstika and nāstika schools of thought. The orthodox schools of Hindu philosophy have been called ṣaḍdarśana ("six systems"). This schema was created between the 12th and 16th centuries by Vedantins.
indian-philosophy.org - Shyam Ranganathan
I am an author, philosopher, translation theorist, translator and teacher at the Department of Philosophy, York University Toronto.. I am also an associate at the York Centre for Asian Research.. I am interested, and write on, the objectivity of ethics and other philosophical issues, including thought and reason, as something that comes apart from language, culture and species.