Enduring Colonialism: Classical Presences and Modern Absences in Indian Philosophy

Oxford University Press (2009)
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This volume explores three significant issues - absence, the consciousness of the contemporary, and new philosophical episteme - relevant to thought-systems in the Indian subcontinent. The author discusses the present lack of original philosophical discourse in the context of South Asia, especially India and investigates the reasons of such absences. It also investigates the reasons for decline in traditional philosophical schools and Sanskritic studies in the subcontinent. The book discusses the manner in which Indian thinkers from the times of nineteenth century social reforms to the present day have interacted with the contemporary issues of philosophical engagement the world over.
Keywords Reality  Metaphysics  Philosophy, Indic  Existentialism
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Call number BD331.R23 2009
ISBN(s) 019569936X   9780195699364   9780198081708
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