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Introduction: Reframing Indian Political Thought

Pradip Kumar Datta and Sanjay Palshikar

in Political Science: Volume 3: Indian Political Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198082224
eISBN:
9780199082452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082224.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about the reframing of Indian political thought (IPT). It discusses how IPT has gained distinctive tradition and highlights the ... More


Schopenhauer's Encounter with Indian Thought: Representation and Will and Their Indian Parallels

Stephen Cross

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824837358
eISBN:
9780824871048
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824837358.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book examines Arthur Schopenhauer’s encounter with Indian thought in the context of the intellectual climate of early nineteenth-century Europe. It discusses the two main pillars of ... More


Contemporary Indian Perspectives on International Law

V.G. Hegde

in Political Science: Volume 4: India Engages the World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198085409
eISBN:
9780199082469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198085409.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter examines the postcolonial nature and content of international law in India, focusing on the writings on history and civilization. It analyses academic treatment of international law ... More


Megasthenes on the“Physics”of the Greeks, Brahmans, and Jews

Bezalel Bar-Kochva

in The Image of the Jews in Greek Literature: The Hellenistic Period

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520253360
eISBN:
9780520943636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520253360.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter studies the theories about how much the Indian thought and ways of life may have influenced Greek thought, and also considers the supposed connection of the Jews with India and the ... More


Demystifying Democracy in the Dalit–Bahujan, Adivasi, and Feminist Discourses

Krishna Swamy Dara

in Political Science: Volume 3: Indian Political Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198082224
eISBN:
9780199082452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082224.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter examines the role of democracy and feminism in Indian political thought based on adivasi and Dalit-bahujan discourses. It explores the question of Buddhist identity through works on ... More


Cosmopolitanism: A Review of Literature in Indian Political Thought

Mohinder Singh

in Political Science: Volume 3: Indian Political Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198082224
eISBN:
9780199082452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082224.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter discusses the limitations of ‘universalist’ cosmopolitanism and offers an alternative in the form of a so-called postcolonial cosmopolitanism. It also considers a novel form of ... More


Facing the Challenge: Understanding Mind and Behaviour

Girishwar Misra and Raghubir Singh Pirta

in Psychology: Volume 5: Explorations into Psyche and Psychology: Some Emerging Perspectives

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780199498833
eISBN:
9780190990589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199498833.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures

This chapter outlines the key challenges that psychology faces in India. It elaborates upon the four aspects of this challenge: the interdisciplinary nature of the problems of mind and behaviour; the ... More


Introduction

Stephen Cross

in Schopenhauer's Encounter with Indian Thought: Representation and Will and Their Indian Parallels

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824837358
eISBN:
9780824871048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824837358.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book explores Arthur Schopenhauer’s encounter with Indian thought, with particular emphasis on his doctrine of representation and his account of the genesis of the will. It considers the extent ... More


Schopenhauer in Context: The “Oriental Renaissance”

Stephen Cross

in Schopenhauer's Encounter with Indian Thought: Representation and Will and Their Indian Parallels

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824837358
eISBN:
9780824871048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824837358.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines Arthur Schopenhauer’s commitment to the idea of an Oriental Renaissance—a rebirth of the spirit resulting from contact with Indian thought. It first considers Schopenhauer’s ... More


Schopenhauer and Indian Thought

Stephen Cross

in Schopenhauer's Encounter with Indian Thought: Representation and Will and Their Indian Parallels

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824837358
eISBN:
9780824871048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824837358.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This concluding chapter summarizes the numerous affinities between Arthur Schopenhauer’s ideas and Indian thought. It first considers Schopenhauer’s belief that a notable resemblance existed between ... More


Time and Knowledge

Prathama Banerjee

in Political Science: Volume 3: Indian Political Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198082224
eISBN:
9780199082452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082224.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter examines the works about the relevance of time and knowledge in Indian political thought by Indian academics. It analyses works that question the purity, priority, and universality of ... More


Ethics and Politics

Rajarshi Dasgupta

in Political Science: Volume 3: Indian Political Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198082224
eISBN:
9780199082452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082224.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The chapter discusses the ethical thoughts of the likes of Mahatma Gandhi and Rabindranath Tagore and analyses ways in which the Self has been conceived, focusing on the programme of a Hindutva Self. ... More


Revisiting Early Indian Political Thought: Texts, Practices, Material Culture

Kumkum Roy

in Political Science: Volume 3: Indian Political Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198082224
eISBN:
9780199082452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082224.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter examines the texts, practices, and material culture associated with early Indian political thought (IPT). It discusses the ideal of kingship as it emerges through two recent translations ... More


“Representation”: Schopenhauer and the Reality-Status of the World

Stephen Cross

in Schopenhauer's Encounter with Indian Thought: Representation and Will and Their Indian Parallels

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824837358
eISBN:
9780824871048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824837358.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the main features of Arthur Schopenhauer’s doctrine of the world as representation, with particular emphasis on his thoughts about the reality-status of the world. The discovery ... More


Conclusion

Aakash Singh Rathore and Rimina Mohapatra

in Hegel's India: A Reinterpretation, with Texts

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199468270
eISBN:
9780199087464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468270.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, General

After deep and wide-ranging study and extensive writing, Hegel’s conclusions regarding the beauty of Indian art, the sublimity of Indian religion, and the complexity and significance of Indian ... More


Intellectual Lineages of the Politics of Statism and Recognition

Pradeep K. Chhibber and Rahul Verma

in Ideology and Identity: The Changing Party Systems of India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190623876
eISBN:
9780190623913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190623876.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Conservative political thinking has a long intellectual lineage in India. We explore the intellectual roots of this tradition by examining older texts as well as more contemporary writing on the role ... More


Revisiting Middle Period Political Thought: Texts, Practices, Material Culture

Nandita Prasad Sahai

in Political Science: Volume 3: Indian Political Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198082224
eISBN:
9780199082452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082224.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The chapter examines the texts, practices, and material culture associated with Indian political thought (IPT) of the ‘middle period’. It looks into works on the internal differentiation and ... More


The Buddhist Context of Sin

Jonathan A. Silk

in Riven by Lust: Incest and Schism in Indian Buddhist Legend and Historiography

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830908
eISBN:
9780824868987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830908.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Buddhist scholastic tradition speaks of a classification of five “sins of immediate retribution”: killing one's father, mother, or an arhat; drawing the blood of a buddha; and creating a schism in ... More


Lectures on the History of Philosophy

Aakash Singh Rathore and Rimina Mohapatra

in Hegel's India: A Reinterpretation, with Texts

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199468270
eISBN:
9780199087464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468270.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, General

What place does Indian thought occupy in the history of philosophy? In this chapter Hegel’s response is that while the oriental history is the “first” in the history of philosophy — one which has ... More


The Ontological Status of Will

Stephen Cross

in Schopenhauer's Encounter with Indian Thought: Representation and Will and Their Indian Parallels

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824837358
eISBN:
9780824871048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824837358.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the ontological status of Arthur Schopenhauer’s doctrine of the will. It begins by addressing the question that has dogged Schopenhauer’s philosophy: how the will can be said to ... More


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