South Asian Philosophy Products

  • 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

  • Rabindranath Tagore's Śāntiniketan Essays

    Religion, Spirituality and Philosophy, 1st Edition

    By Medha Bhattacharyya

    This book provides a critical introduction and translation of fifty Śāntiniketan (Abode of Peace) essays written by Rabindranath Tagore between 1908 and 1914. It provides key insights into Tagore’s fundamental meditations on life, nature, religion, philosophy and the world at large. As the first of…

    Paperback – 2019-08-13
    Routledge India

  • Hindu Images and their Worship with special reference to Vaisnavism

    A philosophical-theological inquiry, 1st Edition

    By Julius J. Lipner

    Hinduism comprises perhaps the major cluster of religio-cultural traditions of India, and it can play a valuable role in helping us understand the nature of religion and human responses to life. Hindu image-worship lies at the core of what counts for Hinduism – up-front and subject to much…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Ethics in Governance in India

    1st Edition

    By Bidyut Chakrabarty

    Governance and ethics are intertwined. A government functions within certain broad moral and ethical parameters, integrally linked with the sociological foundation of the polity in which it is articulated. The importance of ethics in governance has acquired a significant place in contemporary…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • 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

  • The Buddha in Sri Lanka

    Histories and Stories, 1st Edition

    By Gananath Obeyesekere

    This book examines culture, religion and polity in the context of Buddhism. Gananath Obeyesekere, one of the foremost analytical voices from South Asia develops Freud’s notion of ‘dream work’, the ‘work of culture’ and ideas of no-self (anatta) to understand Buddhism in contemporary Sri Lanka. This…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge India

  • Mind, Soul and Consciousness

    Religion, Science and the Psy-Disciplines in Modern South Asia (With a Foreword by J.N. Mohanty), 1st Edition

    Edited by Soumen Mukherjee, Christopher Harding

    This comprehensive volume explores histories and modern reworkings of the ideas of mind, soul and consciousness in South Asia. It focuses on the burgeoning ‘psy-disciplines’ – psychology, psychiatry, psychotherapy – and their links with religion, science, philosophy, and modern notions of the…

    Hardback – 2019-03-19
    Routledge
    Routledge South Asian History and Culture Series

  • 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 Congress in Tamilnad

    Nationalist Politics in South India, 1919-1937, 1st Edition

    By David Arnold

    Although primarily defined in cultural terms, as the land of the Tamil-speaking people, Tamilnad’s geographical location in the south-eastern corner of the Indian sub-continent has enabled it to develop and maintain a distinctive character. The story of the Congress in Tamilnad has two essential…

    Paperback – 2018-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British in India

  • Bharati Mukherjee

    Critical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Emmanuel S. Nelson

    The twelve essays that form this book, first published in 1993, interpret Bharati Mukherjee’s oeuvre from a variety of critical perspectives. The authors’ approaches range from the biographical to the poststructuralist, from cultural analysis to comparative commentary to deconstructive reading.…

    Paperback – 2018-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British in India

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