Epistemologies and the Limitations of Philosophical Inquiry: Doctrine in Madhva Vedanta / Edition 1

Epistemologies and the Limitations of Philosophical Inquiry: Doctrine in Madhva Vedanta / Edition 1

by Deepak Sarma, Sarma Deepak
     
 

Deepak Sarma explores the degree to which outsiders can understand and interpret the doctrine of the Màdhva school of Vedànta. The school is based on insider epistemology which is so restrictive that few can learn its intricate doctrines. This book reveals the complexity of studying traditions based on insider epistemologies and encourages its

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Deepak Sarma explores the degree to which outsiders can understand and interpret the doctrine of the Màdhva school of Vedànta. The school is based on insider epistemology which is so restrictive that few can learn its intricate doctrines. This book reveals the complexity of studying traditions based on insider epistemologies and encourages its audience to ponder both the value and the hazards of granting any outsider the authority and opportunity to derive important insights into a tradition as an insider.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415308052
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/01/2004
Series:
Routledge Hindu Studies Series
Pages:
120
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface Foreword Acknowledgements 1. Insider Epistemologies 2. Màdhva Vedànta in Medieval Karnàtaka 3. The Màdhva Insider Epistemology 4. Madhvàcàrya's Epistemology and the Limitations of Philosophical Inquiry Abbreviations used in Notes Notes Bibliography Index

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