Philosophy in Classical India
An Introduction and Analysis
By (author) Professor Jonardon Ganeri
Normal Price: $65.99
Your Price: $59.39 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $6.60! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $2.97 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 7-10 days
Philosophy in Classical India by Professor Jonardon Ganeri
Book DescriptionThis original work focuses on the rational principles of Indian philosophical theory, rather than the mysticism more usually associated with it. Ganeri explores the philosophical projects of a number of major Indian philosophers and looks into the methods of rational inquiry deployed within these projects. In so doing, he illuminates a network of mutual reference, criticism, influence and response, in which reason is used to call itself into question. This fresh perspective on classical Indian thought unravels new philosophical paradigms, and points towards new applications for the concept of reason.
Buy Philosophy in Classical India book by Professor Jonardon Ganeri from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780415240352
(234mm x 156mm x 17mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 8-Feb-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Professor Jonardon Ganeri
Self, Paperback (March 2015)
Jonardon Ganeri presents a ground-breaking study of selfhood, drawing on Indian theories of consciousness and mind. He explores the notion of embodiment and the centrality of the emotions to the self, and shows how to harmonize the idea of the first-person perspective with a naturalist worldview which encompasses the normative.
Lost Age of Reason, Paperback (March 2014)
Jonardon Ganeri tells the story of a fascinating period in intellectual history, when Indian philosophy moved into the modern era. Philosophers no longer defer to ancient authorities, but draw upon their insights to seek a true understanding of knowledge, self, and reality. This missing chapter in the development of modernity can at last be read.
Concealed Art of the Soul, Paperback (December 2012)» View all books by Professor Jonardon Ganeri
Jonardon Ganeri presents a variety of perspectives on the nature of the self as seen by major schools of classical Indian philosophy. Ganeri discusses the Upanisads, the Buddha's discourses, the epic Mahabharata; he shows that many Western theories of selfhood are developed to a high degree of sophistication in these writings.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Philosophy in Classical India book by Professor Jonardon Ganeri and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Professor Jonardon Ganeri
Jonardon Ganeri read mathematics at Cambridge before pursuing graduate studies in philosophy at London and Oxford. He is the author of Semantic Powers: Meaning and the Means of Knowing in Classical Indian Philosophy 0Clarendon Press, 1999). He is currently Spalding Fellow in Comparative Religions, Clare Hall, Cambridge
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.