Philosophy: Indian Philosophy

  • 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, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge India

  • Modern Frames and Premodern Themes in Indian Philosophy: Border, Self and the Other book cover

    Modern Frames and Premodern Themes in Indian Philosophy

    Border, Self and the Other, 1st Edition

    By A. Raghuramaraju

    This book presents a fascinating examination of modern Indian philosophical thought from the margins. It considers the subject from two perspectives – how it has been understood beyond India and how Indian thinkers have treated Western ideas in the context of Indian society. The book discusses the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge India

  • The Upanisads: A Complete Guide book cover

    The Upanisads

    A Complete Guide, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

  • The Integral Philosophy of Aurobindo: Hermeneutics and the Study of Religion book cover

    The Integral Philosophy of Aurobindo

    Hermeneutics and the Study of Religion, 1st Edition

    By Brainerd Prince

    Sri Aurobindo was an Indian nationalist, philosopher, yogi, guru, and poet. This book is an enquiry into the integral philosophy of Aurobindo and its contemporary relevance. It offers a reading of Aurobindo’s key texts by bringing them into conversation with religious studies and the hermeneutical…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

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

    Cultural Politics in Modern India

    Postcolonial prospects, colourful cosmopolitanism, global proximities, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-01-24
    Routledge India

  • Textual Authority in Classical Indian Thought: Ramanuja and the Vishnu Purana book cover

    Textual Authority in Classical Indian Thought

    Ramanuja and the Vishnu Purana, 1st Edition

    By Sucharita Adluri

    Theistic Vedānta originated with Rāmānuja (1077-1157), who was one of the foremost theologians of Viśistādvaita Vedānta and also an initiate of the Śrīvaisnava sectarian tradition in South India. As devotees of the God Visnu and his consort Śrī, the Śrīvaisnavas established themselves through…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

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

    Gandhi and Tagore

    Politics, truth and conscience, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-11-24
    Routledge India

  • The Death and Afterlife of Mahatma Gandhi book cover

    The Death and Afterlife of Mahatma Gandhi

    1st Edition

    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

  • 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, 1st Edition

    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

  • Indian Thought and Western Theism: The Vedānta of Rāmānuja book cover

    Indian Thought and Western Theism

    The Vedānta of Rāmānuja, 1st Edition

    By Martin Ganeri

    The encounter between the West and India in the modern period has also been an encounter between Western modernity and the traditions of classical Indian thought. This book is the study of one aspect this encounter, that between Western scholasticism and one classical Indian tradition of religious…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • The Refutation of the Self in Indian Buddhism: Candrakīrti on the Selflessness of Persons book cover

    The Refutation of the Self in Indian Buddhism

    Candrakīrti on the Selflessness of Persons, 1st Edition

    By James Duerlinger

    Since the Buddha did not fully explain the theory of persons that underlies his teaching, in later centuries a number of different interpretations were developed. This book presents the interpretation by the celebrated Indian Buddhist philosopher, Candrakīrti (ca. 570–650 C.E.). Candrakīrti’s…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Religion and the Subtle Body in Asia and the West: Between Mind and Body book cover

    Religion and the Subtle Body in Asia and the West

    Between Mind and Body, 1st Edition

    Edited by Geoffrey Samuel, Jay Johnston

    Subtle-body practices are found particularly in Indian, Indo-Tibetan and East Asian societies, but have become increasingly familiar in Western societies, especially through the various healing and yogic techniques and exercises associated with them. This book explores subtle-body practices from a…

    Paperback – 2015-08-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

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