The self in Indian philosophy
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The self in Indian philosophy by Troy Wilson Organ

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Published by Mouton in The Hague .
Written in English


  • Self,
  • Hindu Philosophy

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Bibliography: p. [168]-184.

StatementTroy Wilson Organ
SeriesStudies in philosophy -- 2, Studies in philosophy (Hague, Netherlands) -- v. 2.
LC ClassificationsB132.S38O7
The Physical Object
Pagination184 p. ;
Number of Pages184
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26562834M

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Organ, Troy Wilson. Self in Indian philosophy. The Hague, Mouton, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book. India has a rich and diverse history of philosophy. The integral understanding of 'Self' is often neglected, which is given by Indian philosophy and the western view is more popular. This essay Author: Richa Kathuria. Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion. Librivox Free Audiobook. Full text of "Self In Indian Philosophy" See other formats. SELF IN INDIAN PHILOSOPHY The human phenomenological experience of the universe consists fundamentally of the self or subject encountering a world of objects. Thus the two main objects of philosophy are the subject or the self—its nature and constitution—on the one hand, and the universe, along with its nature and constitution, on the other.

Book Description Since the Buddha did not fully explain the theory of persons that underlies his teaching, in later centuries a number of different interpretations were developed. This book presents the interpretation by the celebrated Indian Buddhist philosopher, Candrakīrti (ca. – C.E.).   This is a primer on the nine philosophical systems of Indian origin, namely the Carvaka, Jaina, Bauddha, Nyaya, Vaisesika, Sankhya, Yoga, Mimamsa and Vedanta. Contents: Preface General Introduction The Carvaka Philosophy The Jaina Philosophy The Baudha Philosophy Nyaya Philosophy Teh Vaisesika philosophy Conclusion The Yoga Philosophy The. A major departure from Hindu and Jain philosophy is the Buddhist rejection of a permanent, self-existent soul (atman) in favour of anatta (non-Self) and anicca (impermanence). For Patañjali (2nd century B.C.), the founder of the Yoga system and the author of the basic text, theƴoga Sūtra, yogais discrimination between subject and object,puruṣa(self or spirit) andprakṛti(Nature), which means the establishment of the self in its purity.ƴoga,according to Patafijali, is a methodical effort to attain perfection, through the control of the different elements of human nature, physical and psychical.

“The Self” According to Indian Philosophy After completing the readings in this Indian Philosophy course I have come to realize that it is all centered, built upon and around the idea of “the self”. It is bent on teaching those who choose to study Indian Philosophy or achieve the status of. In the final section of the book, they chart further developments within Buddhism, highlighting Nagārjuna's radical critique of 'non-dependent' concepts and the no-self philosophy of mind found in authors like Dignāga, and within Jainism, focusing especially on its 'standpoint' epistemology. The status of ‘Indian philosophy’ as an intellectually acceptable branch of ‘academic philosophy’ continues to be debated, not only in Western institutions, where it appears as a kind of supplement to more mainstream philosophical courses, but also in various Indian circles, where its relation to Western philosophy remains a matter of intense by: 1. Universe and Inner Self in Early Indian and Early Greek Thought in the so-called Axial Age.¹ This is the time in which the so-called Greek Enlightenment and the Upaniṣadic turn in Indian philosophy took place (roughly a period of several centuries from the eighth to the second century bce). He wrote an extensive account of Persian.