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Encyclopedia of Indian Philosophies (Vol. 3): Advaita Vedanta up to Samkara and his Pupils

Encyclopedia of Indian Philosophies (Vol. 3): Advaita Vedanta up to Samkara and his Pupils

Karl H. Potter

  • ISBN: 9788120803107, 8120803108
  • Year of Publication: 2015
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Edition: 3rd reprint
  • No. of Pages: 645
  • Language: English
Rs. 2,000.00

This volume summarizes what we know of early Advaita Vedanta upto the Samkara's pupils, Suresvara, Padmapada, Totaka and Hanstamalaka. An analytical introduction by the editor introduces the reader to the concepts utilized by Gaudapada, Samkaracarya and mandana Misra in expounding and defending the Advaita view. This is followed by summaries of all the authentic Advaita works of these authors, together with those of Suresvara and Padmapada as well as a number of other works which have been attributed to samkara, Totaka and Hastamalaka. This volume is divided into two parts and is enriched with an elaborate introduction discussing briefly the history of the school, its theories of value, language and relations and its metaphysics and epistemology.

Contents

Preface, Part one: Introduction to the philosophy of advaita vedanta, PART Two: Summaries of Works, Notes, Index.

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About the Author(s)

Karl H. Potter is professor of Philosophy and South Asian Studies at the University of Washington is Seattle, and is General Editor of the Encyclopedia of Indian Philosophies. Series containing 28 volumes.


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