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 Correction: Free Springer texts available online
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 Upcoming APA Talks
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 A Detailed Critique of the Philosophical Gourmet Report, care of the Daily Nous
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 End of the year balances
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 Why studying Viśiṣṭādvaita Vedānta through Veṅkaṭanātha: An introduction for lay readers
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 Announcement: the AyurYog project: Medicine, Immortality, Mokṣa: Entangled Histories of Ayurveda, Yoga and Alchemy in South Asia