By Sue Hamilton
India has a protracted, wealthy, and numerous culture of philosophical notion, spanning a few and a part millennia and encompassing numerous significant non secular traditions.
In this interesting creation to Indian philosophy, the range of Indian suggestion is emphasised. it's established round six colleges of concept that experience acquired vintage prestige. Sue Hamilton explores how the traditions have tried to appreciate the character of fact when it comes to internal or religious quest and introduces distinctively Indian recommendations, equivalent to karma and rebirth. She additionally explains how Indian thinkers have understood problems with truth and knowledge--issues which are additionally a major a part of the Western philosophical tradition.
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