Page 1. Introduction · to · Indian · Philosophy (Chatterjee and · Dutta) · Download . Source: xaam. An introduction to Indian philosophy /​ by Satischandra Chatterjee and Dhirendramohan Datta. Author. Chatterjee, Satischandra. Other Authors. Datta. 15 Aug Chatterjee and Datta provide an overview of Indian philosophy by comparing and contrasting nine major schools of Indian philosophy—the six.

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This book gives a general outline of Indian Philosophy. Nyaya, Vaisesika, Sankhya, Yoga which you may not have realized was a philosophical systemMimamsa, and Vedanta.

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Their next problem was the unequal suffering and evil that was prevalent in their world. By declaring that this world was not the primary one and that there was a form of ‘higher existence’ beyond this existence, they easily convinced the commoners that they needed to be ‘good’ in order to enter the portal to this higher existence. The dividing line between philksophy and unorthodox hinges upon whether a philosophy accepts chattrjee Vedas as sources of authority.

University of Sydney Library. Other suppliers National Library of Australia – Copies Direct The National Library may be able to supply you with a photocopy or electronic copy of all introductipn part of this item, for a fee, depending on copyright restrictions. I’ll come back to this one for reference later.


Want to Read saving…. You are commenting using your Twitter account. Today, I myself being a teacher, suggest this book for my students.

An Introduction To Indian Philosophy

India has spawned a number of philosophical systems over the centuries. Published first published January 1st Of course, the content is very good and highly informative for a beginner interested in philosophy.

After examining the heterodox approaches, Chatterjee and Datta take on the orthodox schools in the following order: Indian philosophy is practically dead. Some believe ‘Indian philosophy’ to be philosohy with ‘Hindu philosophy’, however, this would be true only if the word ‘Hindu’ were taken in the geographical sense of ‘Indian’.

They had to accept that this life was vulgar and that unless they renounced their lives, they would be born again and again in this world of sorrow and suffering.

Introduction to Indian Philosophy

Open Preview See a Problem? Comments and reviews What are comments? There are no graphics in the book and the ancillary material is limited to footnotes, a select bibliography, and prefaces to the various editions of the book.

National Library of Australia. After an introductory chapter that lays out the concepts that will be needed throughout the remainder of the book as well indlan providing brief sketches of nine philosophical schools, the remainder of the book is a one chapter per school examination of metaphysics, ethics, theology, epistemology, etc.


Pulak rated it liked it Dec 12, Indian philosophy denotes the philosophical speculations of all Indian thinkers, ancient or modern, Hindus or non-Hindus, theists or atheists.

There are a number of questions introducction recur as the authors compare these schools to each other. Tanvika rated it really liked it Dec 08, The dividing line between orthodox and unorthodox hinges upon whether a philosophy accepts the Vedas as sources of authority.

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If you want to get a general outline, I would recommend this book. Safe and Secure Payments. Hence only four stars for the copy editing, or the lack of it. None of your libraries hold this item. Vivek Dhanda rated it really liked it Jun 07, Dattw the first to add this to a list.

But if ‘Hindu’ means the followers of a particular religious faith known as Hinduism, the supposition would be wrong and misleading.