A History of Indian Philosophy, Volume 1

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Motilal Banarsidass Publ., 1975 - Hindu philosophy - 528 pages
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The work appears in five volumes. Vol. I comprises Buddhist and Jaina Philosophy and the six systems of Hindu thought, viz.., Samkhya, Yoga, Nyaya, Vaisesika, Mimamsa and Vedanta. It also contains the philosophy of the Yogavasistha, the Bhagavadgita and speculations in the medical schools. Vol. III contains an elaborate account of the Principal Dualistic and Pluralistic Systems such as the philosophy of the Pancaratra, Bhaskara, Yamuna, Ramanuja, Nimbarka, Vijnanabhiksu and philosophical speculations of some of the selected Puranas. Vol. IV deals with the Bhagavata Purana, Madhva and his School, Vallabha, Caitanya, Jiva Gosvami and Baladeva Vidyabhusana. Vol. V treats the Southern Schools of Saivism, viz., Saiva Siddhanta, Vira Saivism, philosophy of Srikantha. Saiva Philosophy in the Puranas and in some important texts. In the words of the Oxford Journal 'the collection of data, editing and the interpretation of every school of thought is a feat unparalleled in the field of history of philosophy.'
 

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Contents

CHAPTER I
1
The Vedic gods
16
CosmogonyMythological and Philosophical
23
78
28
Place of Brahman in the Upanişads
50
Emancipation
58
CHAPTER VII
62
Growth of the Philosophic Literature
65
Prakſti and its evolution
245
The Tanmātras and the Paramāņus
251
Causation as Satkāryavāda the theory that the effect potentially
257
Sorrow and its Dissolution
264
Yoga Purificatory Practices Parikarma
270
Nyāya and Vaiseșika sūtras
276
Philosophy in the Vaiśeşika sūtras
285
Philosophy of Nyāya sūtras and Vaiseșika sūtras
301

Some fundamental points of agreement
71
his Life
81
The Khandhas
93
Avijjā and Āsava
99
Upanişads and Buddhism
111
Mahāyānism
125
The Mādhyamika or the Šūnyavāda schoolNihilism
138
Uncompromising Idealism or the School of Vijānavāda Buddhism
145
Sautrāntika theory of Perception
151
The Doctrine of Momentariness
158
Some Ontological Problems on which the Different Indian Systems
164
Two Sects of Jainism
170
The Doctrine of Nayas
176
THE KAPILA AND THE PĀTAJALA SĀMKHYA YOGA
177
Theory of Perception
183
Karma Theory
190
Dharma Adharma kāśa
197
Jaina Atheism
203
A Review
208
Smkhya kārikā Samkhya sūtra Vācaspati Miśra and Vijāna
220
Yoga and Patajali
226
The Sāmkhya and the Yoga doctrine of Soul or Puruşa
238
Ś The main doctrine of the NyāyaVaišeşika Philosophy
310
The Theory of Causation
319
Proof of the Existence of Isvara
325
The necessity of the Acquirement of debating devices for the seeker
360
A Comparative Review
367
The place
375
The Nature of Knowledge
382
Inference
389
Sabdapramāņa
397
Mimms as Philosophy and Mimāmsā as Ritualism
403
Vedānta Literature
418
Vedānta and Sankara 788820 A D
429
The main idea of the Vedānta philosophy
439
The nature of the worldappearance phenomena
445
Unity in Indian Sadhana philosophical religious and ethical
447
Ajāna established by Perception and Inference
454
Anirvācyavāda and the Vedānta dialectic
461
Vedānta theory of Perception and Inference
470
Atman Jiva lśvara Ekajīvavāda and Dşşțisrşțivāda
485
Vedānta and other Indian systems
492
Moksa emancipation
497
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