A Source Book in Indian Philosophy
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Here are the chief riches of more than 3,000 years of Indian philosophical thought-the ancient Vedas, the Upanisads, the epics, the treatises of the heterodox and orthodox systems, the commentaries of the scholastic period, and the contemporary writings. Introductions and interpretive commentaries are provided.
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  • Paperback | 720 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 38.1mm | 794g
  • New Jersey, United States
  • English
  • Revised ed.
  • 0691019584
  • 9780691019581
  • 238,381

Table of contents

*FrontMatter, pg. i*Preface, pg. ix*Contents, pg. xv*General Introduction, pg. xvii*Chapter I. The Vedas, pg. 3*Chapter II. The Upanisads, pg. 37*Introduction, pg. 99*Chapter III. The Bhagavad-Gita, pg. 101*Chapter IV. The Mahabharata, pg. 164*Chapter V. The Laws of Manu, pg. 172*Chapter VI. Kautilya's Artha-Sastra, pg. 193*Chapter VII. Carvaka, pg. 227*Chapter VIII. Jainism, pg. 250*Chapter IX. Buddhism, pg. 272*Introduction, pg. 349*Chapter X. Nyaya, pg. 356*Chapter XI. Vaisesika, pg. 386*Chapter XII. Samkhya, pg. 424*Chapter XIII. Yoga, pg. 453*Chapter XIV. Purva Mimamsa, pg. 486*Chapter XV. Vedanta, pg. 506*Chapter XVI. Sri Aurobindo, pg. 575*Chapter XVII. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, pg. 610*Appendices, pg. 638*Bibliography, pg. 643*Index, pg. 671
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"This book ... is not only for the Western student, but for all of us who must gauge our impacted twentieth-century world and find our path in its confusion."--The New York Times
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