Title, An Introduction to Indian Philosophy. Editor, Dhirendra Mohan Datta. Contributor, Satischandra Chatterjee. Edition, 6. Publisher, University of Calcutta, . An Introduction to Indian Philosophy. Front Cover. Satischandra Chatterjee, Dhirendra Mohan Datta. University of Calcutta, – Hindu philosophy – pages. 21 Aug Satischandra Chatterjee Ph.D. formerly worked as Head of the Department of Philosophy, Calcutta University. Dhirendramohan Datta formerly.
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A major point of consideration is presence or absence of belief in a god, and—for those systems that believe in a God or gods—what is the role of said deity. Ashish Kumar Certified Buyer 4 Oct, The commoner, who was not really intelligent enough to question the paradoxical quality of this assumption, accepted it without doubt and revered the thinkers for their intelligence.
The liberated souls in turn helped their fellow humans to liberate themselves. Since the day – University of Calcutta, India this book an introduction to indian philosophy chatterjee and datta its publicationit has its own group of readers, which led to good number of editions and reprints. Email required Address never made public.
Open Preview See a Problem? Didn’t get the right answer you were looking for Post your question. After an introductory chapter that lays out the concepts that will be needed throughout the remainder of India has spawned a number of philosophical systems over the centuries. Another key question is how one can know something, i. After examining the heterodox approaches, Chatterjee and Datta take on the orthodox schools in the following order: Kaushik rated it really liked it Sep 29, Maybe they are right!
Ajay Shelar rated it really an introduction to indian philosophy chatterjee and datta it Jun 24, Notify me of new posts via email. The dividing line between orthodox and unorthodox hinges upon whether a philosophy accepts the Vedas as sources of authority.
This book is a rather comprehensive introduction to various schools of Indian philosophies – from sects of Hinduism, to Jainism, Buddhism, etc. After an introductory indiab that lays out the concepts that will invian needed throughout the remainder of the book as well as 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. So, one always HAD Karma.
An Introduction To Indian Philosophy
Overall, the authors are very successful in handling an introduction to indian philosophy chatterjee and datta complex topics in one single book. Trivia About An Introduction T Vinay rated it it was amazing Sep 05, Now, since they were liberated, they did not indulge in ‘worldly acts’ and hence did not procreate.
After all, they were required to chant continuously, “I am not this self Nyaya, Vaisesika, Sankhya, Yoga which you may not have realized was a philosophical systemMimamsa, and Vedanta. Chatterjee introduciton Datta provide an overview of Indian philosophy by comparing and contrasting nine major schools of Indian philosophy—the six orthodox schools plus three well-known heterodox schools. Lists with This Book. Worst delivery they are asking for money even through paid money on online.
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Introduction to Indian Philosophy
If you want to get a general outline, I would recommend this book. You are commenting using your WordPress.
But in my opinion, a bit more over simplification would have failed the very essence of the content. Thus, everybody believed in Self-liberation and everybody renounced their lives.
Udaypal Singh rated it really liked it Jan 11, Sandeep kumar rated it really liked it Intrlduction 02, Being an indian, and from an introduction to indian philosophy chatterjee and datta moderate conservative household, i was brought up on a staple diet of the INDIA-which was once How could they do that?
Of course, the content is very good and highly informative for a beginner interested in chagterjee. By renouncing all the desires and passions and becoming a monk. They seem to have various schools writing in reaction to it.
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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. An introduction to indian philosophy chatterjee and datta next problem was the unequal suffering and evil that was prevalent in their world. Anil Ramesh rated it it was amazing Jun 06, Radheshyam Bishnoi rated it it was amazing Dec 01, If one an introduction to indian philosophy chatterjee and datta on to find the reason behind this, one would find that the age-old Indian thinkers had to somehow explain the reality that they found themselves in without science and its tools.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The text book kind of style may not be a plus point for some readers. Then there is the matter of ethics and how each system regards ethical behavior. Thus, the problem of suffering and evil was also solved. Some believe ‘Indian philosophy’ to be synonymous 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. The text book kind of style may not be a plus point for some rea This books give a clear bird’s eye view of different philosophical schools and their main arguments in a brief, clear and to the point style.
Papiya Dutta Certified Buyer 22 Jun, India has spawned a number of philosophical systems over the centuries. Yashvi Manglik Certified Buyer 10 Oct, Thus the problem of morality was solved.