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Quick and Concise: Indian Philosophy

Raghavan Srinivasan

Did You Know?

In ancient times, the Digambara sect of Jainism did not consider nuns the equal of monks. Women could attain salvation only after they were reborn as men.

The earliest known formal document in Sanskrit on the method of conducting debates is the Charaka Samhita.

The Saankhya system was among the first Indian philosophical schools to put forward the theory of matter, causality, knowledge and evolutionary process.

This Quick and Concise book on Indian Philosophy explores India's foundations in wisdom and reasoning.

This book is a comprehensive exploration of the different schools of thought in Indian philosophy and compares them to one another. The astika and nastika schools are discussed in detail and the simple explanations make it easy to grasp the nuanced concepts discussed in ancient India. Modern readers will have no trouble traversing through the rich, erudite tapestry of our country with this book as their guide. Indian Philosophy offers a vault of information along with anecdotes, stories and poetry.

  • Classification : REFERENCE
  • Pub Date : JUL 19, 2024
  • Imprint : Hachette India
  • Page Extent : 208
  • Binding : PB
  • ISBN : 9789357318990
  • Price : INR 399

Raghavan Srinivasan

Raghavan Srinivasan is a chemical engineer (Madras University) and an MBA from McMaster University, Canada. He currently works as a development professional and has written a number of articles for print and online newspapers as well as international journals. He co-edits an online magazine called Ghadar Jari Hai. Raghavan is passionate about various aspects of Indian history and writes regularly on the same. His published books include Rajaraja Chola, Yugantar, Dogged Pursuit, and Indian Cities.

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