South Asian Philosophy Products

  • The Goddess and the Sun in Indian Myth

    Power, Preservation and Mirrored Māhātmyas in the Mārkaṇḍeya Purāṇa, 1st Edition

    By Raj Balkaran

    In analyzing the parallels between myths glorifying the Indian Great Goddess, Durgā, and those glorifying the Sun, Sūrya, found in the Mārkaṇḍeya Purāṇa, this book argues for an ideological ecosystem at work in the Mārkaṇḍeya Purāṇa privileging worldly values, of which Indian kings, the Goddess (…

    Hardback – 2020-06-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • Gandhi In Contemporary Times

    1st Edition

    Edited by S K Srivastava, Ashok Vohra

    This volume brings together essays which discuss and contextualise Gandhi’s ideas on pluralism, religious identity, non-violence, satyagraha, and modernity. It interrogates the epistemic foundations of Gandhian thinking and weltanschauung, identifies diverse strands within his arguments and gives…

    Hardback – 2020-02-26 
    Routledge India

  • Understanding Space, Time and Causality

    Modern Physics and Ancient Indian Traditions, 1st Edition

    By B.V. Sreekantan, Sisir Roy

    This book examines issues related to the concepts of space, time and causality in the context of modern physics and ancient Indian traditions. It looks at the similarity and convergence of these concepts of modern physics with those discussed in ancient Indian wisdom. The volume brings the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04
    Routledge India

  • Salvation in Indian Philosophy

    Perfection and Simplicity for Vaiśeṣika, 1st Edition

    By Ionut Moise

    This book offers a comprehensive description of the ‘doctrine of salvation’ (niḥśreyasa/ mokṣa) and Vaiśeṣika, one of the oldest philosophical systems of Indian philosophy and provides an overview of theories in other related Indian philosophical systems and classical doctrines of salvation. The…

    Hardback – 2019-11-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • Kautilya's Arthashastra

    Philosophy of Strategy, 1st Edition

    By Medha Bisht

    This book examines in detail the strategic relevance of the Arthashastra. Attributed to the fourth century B.C., this classical treatise on state and statecraft rests at the intersection of political theory and international relations. Adopting a hermeneutic approach, the book discusses certain…

    Hardback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge India

  • New Perspectives in Indian Science and Civilization

    1st Edition

    Edited by Makarand R. Paranjape

    This book examines key aspects of the history, philosophy, and culture of science in India, especially as they may be comprehended in the larger idea of an Indian civilization. The authors, drawn from a range of disciplines, discuss a wide array of issues — scientism and religious dogma, dialectics…

    Hardback – 2019-08-15
    Routledge India

  • Cross-Cultural Conversation

    A New Way of Learning, 1st Edition

    By Anindita N. Balslev

    This book proposes a radical shift in the way the world thinks about itself by highlighting the significance of Cross-Cultural Conversations. Moving beyond conventional boundaries, it examines the language in which histories are written; analyzes how scientific technology is changing the idea of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge India

  • The Gaṇitatilaka and its Commentary

    Two Medieval Sanskrit Mathematical Texts, 1st Edition

    By Alessandra Petrocchi

    The Gaṇitatilaka and its Commentary: Two Medieval Sanskrit Mathematical Texts presents the first English annotated translation and analysis of the Gaṇitatilaka by Śrīpati and its Sanskrit commentary by the Jaina monk Siṃhatilakasūri (13th century CE). Siṃhatilakasūri’s commentary upon the…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Scientific Writings from the Ancient and Medieval World

  • Calibrating Western Philosophy for India

    Rousseau, Derrida, Deleuze, Guattari, Bergson and Vaddera Chandidas, 1st Edition

    By A. Raghuramaraju

    This book proposes a new way of reading modern Western philosophers in the Indian context. It questions the colonial methodology, or the practice of importing theories of Western philosophy, and shows how its unmediated applications are often incongruent, irrelevant, and unproductive in local…

    Hardback – 2019-01-29
    Routledge India

  • The Goddess and the King in Indian Myth

    Ring Composition, Royal Power and The Dharmic Double Helix, 1st Edition

    By Raj Balkaran

    The Sanskrit narrative text Devī Māhātmya, “The Greatness of The Goddess,” extols the triumphs of an all-powerful Goddess, Durgā, over universe-imperiling demons. These exploits are embedded in an intriguing frame narrative: a deposed king solicits the counsel of a forest-dwelling ascetic, who…

    Hardback – 2018-07-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • Exploring Agency in the Mahabharata

    Ethical and Political Dimensions of Dharma, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sibesh Chandra Bhattacharya, Vrinda Dalmiya, Gangeya Mukherji

    The Mahabharata, one of the major epics of India, is a sourcebook complete by itself as well as an open text constantly under construction. This volume looks at transactions between its modern discourses and ancient vocabulary. Located amid conversations between these two conceptual worlds, the…

    Hardback – 2018-03-20
    Routledge India

  • Gandhi's Moral Politics

    1st Edition

    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 – 2017-12-05
    Routledge India

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