The Hindu Realism: Being an Introduction to the Metaphysics of the Naya-Vaisheshika System of Philosophy

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This book provides a comprehensive account of the Nyaya-Vaisheshika teachings. Nyaya and Vaisheshika are two of the six philosophical systems of Hinduism, much less known in the West than the more popular Yoga and Vedanta systems. Nyaya teaches reasoning to determine what is valid knowledge, and Vaisheshika teaches what are the ultimate constituents of the universe. The author wrote this book after seeing how little understood was Indian philosophy in the West. He tried to take account of Western presuppositions in presenting this Indian system. At the same time, he followed the Indian practice of adopting the Nyaya-Vaisheshika position as his own while writing about it.

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Jagadish Chandra Chatterji
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Book Description Asian Humanities Pr, 2003. Book Condition: D'occasion - État correct. INTERIEUR BON ETAT COUVERTURE ETAT CORRECT 278 PAGES ED 1982 ECRIT EN ANGLAIS WRITTEN IN ENGLISH A LONG INTRODUCTION, together with an abstract of each SUTRA flows a flood of light on the entire system of SAIVA YOGA. A glossary of technical terms and Index are appendend for the convenience of the reader. Bookseller Inventory # L3-YB7V-166Z

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