In preparing for the fall term, I have been looking through translations of Udāyanācarya’s Kusumāñjali. The one excerpted in Radhakrishnan’s Sourcebook in Indian Philosophy (mentioned in some earlier posts here as not a good starting point) is by E.B. Cowell, translated in 1864. I checked out Continue reading
Jonathan has just accepted an offer from the Religion Department of the University of Florida, Gainsville. If you have time, maybe you can tell us what you expect in your new position and what you’ve been working on.
It is difficult to disentangle the different roots of what is now known as Śrīvaiṣṇavism, since this term is usually the label attributed to the religious counterpart of the philosophical-theological school of Viśiṣṭādvaita Vedānta. However, Vaiṣṇavism was apparently an important Continue reading
I just noticed that the one I published a few days back here and on my personal blog was my tenth post on Daya Krishna. Since I usually dedicate that many posts only to Classical Indian philosophers, this might demand Continue reading
I will be not the first one who notes that the list of padārtha ‘categories’ at the beginning of the Nyāyasūtra is somehow strange.
Chinmaya International Foundation (CIF) in Kerala and Manipal University (MU) are jointly organizing a two-week international Summer School: The Word and the World – A Philosophical Inquiry from July 13-25, 2015. University students, researchers and faculty members are welcome to join. Continue reading
I am posting the following announcement on behalf of Dagmar Wujastyk, who recently won an ERC project (that is, an amazingly competitive project funded by the EU, for which the chances of success are really low, lower than 10%, but Continue reading
I am pleased to announce that a new joint Master of Arts Program by the Asian & Asian American Studies Department and Philosophy Department at Stony Brook University has just been approved: “History of Philosophies, East and West.” To see Continue reading
In Part One, I explained the critiques of Dignāga’s epistemology offered by Candrakīrti and Jayarāśi. In Part Two, I’ll consider whether these arguments create serious problems for Dignāga’s epistemology. I suspect that the two arguments are different in that Candrakīrti Continue reading
Elisa Freschi has linked to an unfortunate set of notes on Indian philosophy that have been making the rounds on Academia.edu. The author (whose name I’ll omit to avoid it coming up in searches) wrote a paper as an attempt to learn about Continue reading