About Matthew Dasti

Matthew R. Dasti is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Bridgewater State University.

Notice of online course in Indian philosophy

Submitted by Melanie Johnson-Moxley: PHIL 4810/7810 PHILOSOPHY OF INDIA UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-COLUMBIA Instructor: Dr. Bina Gupta, Curators’ Research Professor Emerita of Philosophy Semester: 4-week online summer course, starts June 4 and ends June 30, 2018. Course Description: “Indian Philosophy” refers to Continue reading

NDPR review of The Collected Writings of Jaysankar Lal Shaw: Indian Analytic and Anglophone Philosophy

J. L. Shaw is an important figure in the contemporary movement to understand India’s śāstric traditions through analytic philosophy. Unfortunately (like other figures, including Kishor Chakrabarti), his influence is sometimes underappreciated given the preeminence of Matilal, Mohanty, Potter, and their followers. It is refreshing Continue reading

Book Announcement–Indian Epistemology and Metaphysics (Bloomsbury), ed. Joerg Tuske

From the publisher (Bloomsbury): Indian Epistemology and Metaphysics introduces the reader to new perspectives on Indian philosophy based on philological research within the last twenty years.Concentrating on topics such as perception, inference, skepticism, consciousness, self, mind, and universals, some of the Continue reading

Alex Watson on Indian Philosophy

This article came out a little while ago, in India’s Seminar magazine. But it’s well worth highlighting here. Alex reflects on the ways that textual scholarship, philosophical reflection, and historical reconstruction intersect in the study of Indian philosophy. Link: http://www.india-seminar.com/2015/671/671_alex_watson.htm