Perspectives of Reality: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Hinduism

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An introduction to the six major orthodox schools of philosophical thought in Hinduism, known as the orthodox "darsanas". These are concerned with the nature of reality and the path they offer towards enlightenment.
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“Thoroughly researched, well-organized, well-written treatment. It ranks high among the numerous treatments of its subject. Recommended.”  —Choice

“The presentation is solid and will serve the needs of advanced undergraduate and beginning level graduate students, as well as non-specialists in Indian philosophy.”  —Religious Studies Review

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781898723936
  • Publisher: Sussex Academic Press
  • Publication date: 9/1/2002
  • Pages: 460
  • Product dimensions: 6.82 (w) x 10.04 (h) x 0.86 (d)

Meet the Author

Jeaneane Fowler is a former head of philosophy and religious studies at the University of Wales–Newport, and a former honorary research fellow. Her publications include Hinduism: Beliefs and Practices and Humanism.

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Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgements
1 Types of belief
2 Veda
3 Purva Mimamsa
4 Vaisesika
5 Nyaya
6 Samkhya
7 Classical Yoga
8 Advaita Vedanta
9 Visistadvaita Vedanta
10 Dvaita Vedanta
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