Book note: Vincent Eltschinger’s “Penser l’autorité des Écritures”

The starting point of every discussion on this book is that it is an amazing achievement: more than 160 pp. of translation of Dharmakīrti’s Pramāṇavārttika and Svavṛtti which will enhance further studies on Buddhist and non-Buddhist epistemology and, even more Continue reading

New Book Series in Comparative Philosophy

On behalf of Alexus McLeod: (Please note especially the call for proposals regarding volumes on Indian philosophy.) Critical Overviews in Comparative Philosophy (Rowman and Littlefield International). http://www.rowmaninternational.com/news/critical-overviews-in-comparative-philosophy The Critical Overviews in Comparative Philosophy series aims to present detailed and inclusive Continue reading

Scripture, authority and reason —About a new book edited by Vincent Eltschinger and Helmut Krasser

How do reason and authority interact and trace each other’s boundaries? Which one is the first to be allowed to delimit its territory and, by means of that, also the other one’s one?