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The Absolute Point of View

Srinivasa Rao

in Advaita: A Contemporary Critique

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198079811
eISBN:
9780199081707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198079811.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The idea of the primacy of the Absolute’s point of view is a fundamental requirement in Advaita. Using this point of view as the criterion, Advaita declares the empirical world to be not real. But ... More


Early Nietzsche and the Critique of Judgement

R. Kevin Hill

in Nietzsche's Critiques

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199285525
eISBN:
9780191700354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285525.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter discusses Nietzche's reading of the third Critique. It also demonstrates that the standard interpretation of early Nietzsche's development and debt to Schopenhauer generates difficulties ... More


Problems That a Kantian Account of Meaning Faces

Nathaniel Jason Goldberg

in Kantian Conceptual Geography

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780190215385
eISBN:
9780190215408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190215385.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Chapter Eight considers putative problems that a Kantian account of meaning faces. Most striking are the relativism of the empirical world, possible plurality of empirical worlds, and possible ... More


Frankfurt, 1796–1798

David Constantine

in Hölderlin

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198157885
eISBN:
9780191673238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198157885.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Poetry

The real Frankfurt, the world of commercial success, went into Friedrich Hölderlin's writings as the capital of philistinism, joylessness, and barbaric oppression, and if he later called it ‘the ... More


Conclusions: Schopenhauer’s Representation and Its Indian Affinities

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/9780824837358.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the Indian affinities of Arthur Schopenhauer’s doctrine of representation. It first considers the teachings of Advaita Vedānta and Mādhyamika schools regarding the deceptive ... More


Kant's Rational Formalism

Peter H. Spader

in Scheler's Ethical Personalism: Its Logic, Development, and Promise

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823221776
eISBN:
9780823235629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823221776.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The Kant of the Critiques believed that it was reason and not feeling which gives us access to secure moral direction and that we moral beings are purely rational persons. However, Kant's ethical ... More


Metaphysical Factors behind the Empirical World: Advaita Vedānta

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/9780824837358.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the metaphysics that underlies the empirical world by focusing on how Śamkara and other philosophers of Advaita Vedānta conceived the process by which the world comes into being ... More


The Arising of the Empirical World in Buddhism: The Yogācāra Teaching

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/9780824837358.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines how the arising of the empirical world is understood in Buddhism by focusing on the Yogācāra teaching. The Buddhist tradition shares with Hinduism essentially the same ... More


Advaita Vedānta: The World as Illusory Appearance

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/9780824837358.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines Arthur Schopenhauer’s thoughts about the reality-status of the world and how they relate to the teaching of Advaita Vedānta regarding the doctrine of the ultimately unreal ... More


The Reality-Status of the Empirical World: The Mādhyamika Teaching

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/9780824837358.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the main features of Arthur Schopenhauer’s thoughts about the reality-status of the empirical world and how they relate to the Mādhyamika teaching of Mahāyāna Buddhism. It first ... More


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