Classical Vaisesika in Indian Philosophy: On Knowing and by ShashiPrabha Kumar

By ShashiPrabha Kumar

Vaisesika is among the six platforms of Hindu philosophy. It represents a pluralistic realism and is generally held to be an atomistic, metaphysical concept. This e-book explores the fundamental tenets of the Vaisesika classical university of Indian philosophy from a brand new viewpoint. It argues that it finds an epistemological formula of its personal, which used to be reduced because of later advancements within the historical past of Indian philosophical tradition.

Focusing at the ideas of knowable items and the approaches of figuring out as propounded by way of the Vaisesika tuition of Indian Philosophy, the ebook deals a fuller appreciation of the theories. delivering a balanced procedure by means of reading earliest to be had fabric within the unique resources of Vaisesika and targeting the epistemological trend followed therein, it offers an genuine and entire realizing of Vaisesika options. this is often the 1st introductory sourcebook in English for the actual research of Vaisesika, and is of use to scholars and students of global faith and Philosophy.

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