Early Indian Philosophy: Selections of the Vedas and the Upanishads Translated into Plain English with Notes and Essays

Early Indian Philosophy: Selections of the Vedas and the Upanishads Translated into Plain English with Notes and Essays

by Richard H. Jones

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Overview

India has "philosophy" in the Western sense of the term, and it began early. This book deals with the roots of that philosophical thought. Included here are plain English translations (with notes) of selections of the Rig Veda, Atharva Veda, and especially the classic Upanishads. Also included are five essays to help understand this philosophical reflections. These essays are on the sources of Indian philosophy, knowledge, metaphysics, and ethics, with a specialized essay on "unknowing" in the Isha Upanishad.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781499108019
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 04/24/2014
Pages: 238
Sales rank: 1,157,570
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 1 - 17 Years

About the Author

Richard H. Jones holds a Ph.D. from Columbia University in the history and philosophy of religion and an A.B. from Brown University in religious studies. He also holds a J.D. from the University of California at Berkeley. He lives in New York City. He is the author of over a dozen books in philosophy and religion. His website is richardjonesbooks.com.

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