Edited: My apologies–the free books were for a very limited period and by the time I posted this announcement, the promotion was over! I’m sorry for misleading readers. I’ll keep an eye out for future promotions and make sure to announce Continue reading
The 2016 Eastern APA Meeting (January 6-9 in Washington, D.C.) is close at hand, and the draft program is online. In terms of talks and panels focusing on Indian philosophy, there are a few: Wednesday Evening, January 6: 6:30–9:30 p.m. International Continue reading
In September of last year, Andrew Nicholson posted a thread on Philosophy’s Western Bias, centered on Christian Coseru’s reflections on the systemic marginalization of non-Western thought in our discipline. One important subtheme of the ensuing discussions was the way that Continue reading
In the first post of this series, I discussed the importance of studying Viśiṣṭādvaita Vedānta through the work of Veṅkaṭanātha. This post focusses on the importance of a specific work by Veṅkaṭanātha, namely his Seśvaramīmāṃsā (henceforth SM).
Dear readers and co-bloggers, in the last months, I thought again and again about what we could do as a “end of the year” blogpost. I wondered whether we should list here our publications (you are welcome to do it Continue reading
The Viśiṣṭādvaita Vedānta is a philosophical and theological school active chiefly in South India, from the last centuries of the first millennium until today and holding that the Ultimate is a personal God who is the only existing entity and Continue reading
Papers of special interest to our readers include: “The Bhagavadgītā, Sen, and Anderson,” by J. M. Fritzman “On the Coherence of Dignāga’s Epistemology: Evaluating the Critiques of Candrakīrti and Jayarāśi,” by Blog contributor Ethan Mills The full contents are here.
From Dagmar Wujastyk, care of the INDOLOGY listserv- The AyurYog project “Medicine, Immortality, Mokṣa: Entangled Histories of Ayurveda, Yoga and Alchemy in South Asia” examines the connections between ayurveda, yoga and rasaśāstra with a focus on health, rejuvenation and longevity practices. The Continue reading