Philosophy: Indian Philosophy

  • Cultural Politics in Modern India: Postcolonial prospects, colourful cosmopolitanism, global proximities book cover

    Cultural Politics in Modern India

    Postcolonial prospects, colourful cosmopolitanism, global proximities

    By Makarand R. Paranjape

    India’s global proximities derive in good measure from its struggle against British imperialism. In its efforts to become a nation, India turned modern in its own unusual way. At the heart of this metamorphosis was a "colourful cosmopolitanism," the unique manner in which India made the world its…

    Paperback – 2018-02-15 
    Routledge India

  • Gandhi's Moral Politics book cover

    Gandhi's Moral Politics

    Edited by Naren Nanda

    This volume explores the scope and limits of Mahatma Gandhi's moral politics and its implications for Indian and other freedom movements. It presents a set of enlightening essays based on lectures delivered in memory of the eminent historian B. R. Nanda along with a new introductory essay. With…

    Hardback – 2017-12-14 
    Routledge India

  • History of Indian Philosophy book cover

    History of Indian Philosophy

    Edited by Purushottama Bilimoria

    The History of Indian Philosophy is a comprehensive and authoritative examination of the movements and thinkers that have shaped Indian philosophy over the last three thousand years. An outstanding team of international contributors provide fifty-eight accessible chapters, organised into three…

    Hardback – 2017-12-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge History of World Philosophies

  • Yoga in Modern Hinduism: Hariharananda Ara?ya and Sa?khyayoga book cover

    Yoga in Modern Hinduism

    Hariharananda Ara?ya and Sa?khyayoga

    By Knut A. Jacobsen

    The Sāṃkhyayoga institution of Kāpil Maṭh is a religious organisation with a small tradition of followers which emerged in the last decade of the nineteenth century and the first decades of the twentieth century in Bengal in India around the renunciant and yogin Hariharānanda Āraṇya. This tradition…

    Hardback – 2017-12-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge South Asian Religion Series

  • Indian Philosophy and Meditation: Perspectives on Consciousness book cover

    Indian Philosophy and Meditation

    Perspectives on Consciousness

    By Rahul Banerjee, Amita Chatterjee

    India has a rich tradition of meditative practices designed to study the phenomenon of consciousness. From the distant past to the present, India has evolved a unique psychological culture with grand unifying themes and universal modes of meditative practice. This book provides a detailed analysis…

    Hardback – 2017-11-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • Yoga, Bhoga and Ardhanariswara: Individuality, Wellbeing and Gender in Tantra book cover

    Yoga, Bhoga and Ardhanariswara

    Individuality, Wellbeing and Gender in Tantra, 2nd Edition

    By Prem Saran

    This book offers a social–scientific interpretation of the Hindu and Buddhist traditions of Tantra dating back 15 centuries. It is a self-reflexive study approached with an insider’s empathy and the perspective of an Indologist, anthropologist, mystic and practitioner of the cult.  The work…

    Paperback – 2017-11-14
    Routledge India

  • The Death and Afterlife of Mahatma Gandhi book cover

    The Death and Afterlife of Mahatma Gandhi

    By Makarand R. Paranjape

    Who is responsible for the Mahatma’s death? Just one single, but determined, fanatic, the whole ideology of Hindu nationalism, the ruling Congress-led government whichfailed to protect him, or a vast majority of Indians and their descendants who considered Gandhi irrelevant? Such questions…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • Debating the ‘Post’ Condition in India: Critical Vernaculars, Unauthorized Modernities, Post-Colonial Contentions ? book cover

    Debating the ‘Post’ Condition in India

    Critical Vernaculars, Unauthorized Modernities, Post-Colonial Contentions ?

    By Makarand R. Paranjape

    How was the post-modernist project contested, subverted and assimilated in India? This book offers a personal account and an intellectual history of its reception and response. Tracing independent India’s engagement with Western critical theory, Paranjape outlines both its past and ‘post’. The book…

    Hardback – 2017-10-24
    Routledge India

  • The Upanisads: A Complete Guide book cover

    The Upanisads

    A Complete Guide

    Edited by Signe Cohen

    The Upaniṣads are among the most sacred foundational scriptures in the Hindu religion. Composed from 800 BCE onwards and making up part of the larger Vedic corpus, they offer the reader "knowledge lessons" on life, death, and immortality. While they are essential to understanding Hinduism and Asian…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02
    Routledge

  • Awakening: An Introduction to the History of Eastern Thought book cover

    Awakening

    An Introduction to the History of Eastern Thought, 6th Edition

    By Patrick S. Bresnan

    Awakening: An Introduction to the History of Eastern Thought engages students with lively anecdotes, essential primary and secondary sources, an accessible writing style, and a clear historical approach. The text focuses primarily on India, China, and Japan, while showing the relationships that…

    Paperback – 2017-09-05
    Routledge

  • Gandhi and Tagore: Politics, truth and conscience book cover

    Gandhi and Tagore

    Politics, truth and conscience

    By Gangeya Mukherji

    This book brings together the political thought of Gandhi and Tagore to examine the relationship between politics, truth and conscience. It explores truth and conscience as viable public virtues with regard to two exemplars of ethical politics, addressing in turn the concerns of an evolving modern…

    Paperback – 2017-09-04
    Routledge India

  • Classical Vaisesika in Indian Philosophy: On Knowing and What is to Be Known book cover

    Classical Vaisesika in Indian Philosophy

    On Knowing and What is to Be Known

    By ShashiPrabha Kumar

    Vaisesika is one of the six systems of Hindu philosophy. It represents a pluralistic realism and is usually held to be an atomistic, metaphysical theory. This book explores the basic tenets of the Vaisesika classical school of Indian philosophy from a new perspective. It argues that it reveals an…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

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