A History of Indian Philosophy, Volume 2

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Motilal Banarsidass Publ., 1975 - Hindu philosophy - 620 pages
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
xi
Thought and its Object in Buddhism and in Vedanta
13
Sahkaras Defence of Veddnta Philosophy of Badarayana and Bhartrprapafica
36
Teachers and Pupils in Vedanta
46
Vedanta Doctrine of Soul and the Buddhist Doctrine of Soullessness
58
Vedantic Cosmology
73
Sankara and his School
77
Mandana Suresvara and Visvarupa
82
The Stage of the Saint jftvanmukta
245
Energy of Freewill Paurusa
252
Prana and its Control
256
Stages of Progress
264
Methods of Right Conduct
267
Yogavasiftha Sahkara Vedanta and Buddhist Vijfidnavada
268
CHAPTER XIII
273
Bones in the AtharvaVeda and Ayurveda
284

Mandana a d 8oo
87
io Suresvara a d 8oo
98
Padmapada a d 820
102
Vacaspati Misra a d 840
103
Sarvajnatma Muni a d 900 i1 1
111
Anandabodha Yati eleventh or twelfth century a d
116
Mahdvidyd and the Development of Logical Formalism
118
Vedanta Dialectic of Srlharsa a d 1150
133
Citsukhas Interpretations of the Concepts of Sankara Vedanta a d
147
The Dialectic of XSgarjuna and the Vedanta Dialectic
163
Dialectical Criticisms of Santaraksita and Kamalaslla a d 760 as forerunners of Vedanta Dialectics
171
b Criticism of Isvara
176
c Refutation of the Soul Theory 78
178
d Refutation of the Mimamsd Theory of the Self
179
e Refutation of the Samkhya View of the Self l8l Refutation of the Upanisad View of the Self
181
g Refutation of the Theory of the Persistence of Existing Entities
182
A Refutation of Criticisms of the Nonpermanency of Entities
185
Refutation of the Ny8ya Vaisesika Categories
187
Dialectic of Sankara and Anandajfiana i Kg 22 Philosophy of the Prakatdrthavivarana a d 1200
196
Vimuktatman a d 1200
198
Ramadvaya a d 1300
204
Vidyaranya a d 1350
214
Nrsimhasrama Muni a d 1500
216
Appaya Dlksita a d 1550
218
PrakSsSnanda a d 15501600
220
Madhusudana SarasvatI a d 1500
225
CHAPTER XII
228
The Ultimate Entity
232
Origination
235
Karma Manas and the Categories
237
The WorldAppearance
240
Nature of Agency Kartrtva and the Illusion of World Creation
242
Organs in the AtharvaVeda and Ayurveda
288
Practice of Medicine in the AtharvaVeda
293
The Foetus and the Subtle Body
302
Foetal Development
312
Growth and Disease
319
Vdyu Pitta and Kapha
325
Head and Heart
341
The Circulatory and the Nervous System
344
The Nervous System of the Tantras
352
The Theory of Rasas and their Chemistry
357
The Psychological Views and other Ontological Categories
366
Logical Speculations and Terms relating to Academic Dispute
373
Logic Originate in the Discussions of Ayurveda Physicians?
392
Ayurveda Ethics
402
Springs of Action in the Carakasamhitd
411
Good Life in Caraka
418
Ayurveda Literature
423
CHAPTER XIV
437
Gltd and Yoga
447
Samkhya and Yoga in the Guar
455
Samkhya Philosophy in the Gltd
461
Avyakta and Brahman
470
Conception of Sacrificial Duties in the Gltd
479
Sensecontrol in the Gltd
491
The Ethics of the Gltd and the Buddhist Ethics
493
Analysis of Action
515
Eschatology
517
God and Man
523
Visnu Vasudeva and Krsna
535
Bhagavata and the Bhagavadgltd
545
INDEX
554
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