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The Resource Indian philosophy and the consequences of knowledge : themes in ethics, metaphysics and soteriology, Chakravarthi Ram-Prasad

Indian philosophy and the consequences of knowledge : themes in ethics, metaphysics and soteriology, Chakravarthi Ram-Prasad

Label
Indian philosophy and the consequences of knowledge : themes in ethics, metaphysics and soteriology
Title
Indian philosophy and the consequences of knowledge
Title remainder
themes in ethics, metaphysics and soteriology
Statement of responsibility
Chakravarthi Ram-Prasad
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book presents a collection of essays, setting out both the special concern of classical Indian thought and some of its potential contributions to global philosophy. It presents some key arguments made by different schools about this special concern: the way in which attainment of knowledge of reality transforms human nature in a fundamentally liberating way. It then goes on to look in detail at two areas in contemporary global philosophy - the ethics of difference, and the metaphysics of consciousness - where this classical Indian commitment to the spiritually transformative power of know
Member of
Cataloging source
MNT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ram-Prasad, Chakravarthi
Dewey number
181/.4
Index
index present
LC call number
B132.K6
LC item number
R36 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Philosophy, Indic
  • Knowledge, Theory of
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Knowledge, Theory of
  • Philosophy, Indic
  • Indische Philosophie
Label
Indian philosophy and the consequences of knowledge : themes in ethics, metaphysics and soteriology, Chakravarthi Ram-Prasad
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 161-168) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Multiplist Metaphysics and Ethics; 2 Consciousness and Luminosity: On How Knowledge is Possible; 3 Knowledge and Action: On How to Attain the Highest Good; 4 Liberation without Annihilation: Parthasarathi Misra on Jnanasakti; 5 Conceptuality in Question: Teaching and Pure Cognition in Yogacara-Madhyamaka; Bibliography; Index
Control code
427565634
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 176 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780754686767
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)427565634
Label
Indian philosophy and the consequences of knowledge : themes in ethics, metaphysics and soteriology, Chakravarthi Ram-Prasad
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 161-168) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Multiplist Metaphysics and Ethics; 2 Consciousness and Luminosity: On How Knowledge is Possible; 3 Knowledge and Action: On How to Attain the Highest Good; 4 Liberation without Annihilation: Parthasarathi Misra on Jnanasakti; 5 Conceptuality in Question: Teaching and Pure Cognition in Yogacara-Madhyamaka; Bibliography; Index
Control code
427565634
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 176 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780754686767
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)427565634

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