An Introduction to Indian Philosophy (Cambridge by Roy W. Perrett

By Roy W. Perrett

This wide-ranging advent to classical Indian philosophy is philosophically rigorous with no being too technical for newcomers. via designated explorations of the complete diversity of Indian philosophical issues, together with a few metaphilosophical concerns, it presents readers with non-Western views on valuable parts of philosophy, together with epistemology, good judgment, metaphysics, ethics, philosophy of language, and philosophy of faith. Chapters are established thematically, with every one together with feedback for additional examining. this gives readers with an educated review when allowing them to target specific issues if wanted. Translated Sanskrit texts are observed by means of authorial causes and contextualisations, giving the reader an realizing of the argumentative context and philosophical sort of Indian texts. an in depth word list and a advisor to Sanskrit pronunciation equip readers with the instruments wanted for interpreting and knowing Sanskrit phrases and names. The e-book could be a necessary source for either rookies and complicated scholars of philosophy and Asian studies.

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