Volume 44, Issue 4, September 2016 Please use this link to see the full contents.
An important historical shift in Indian aesthetics is from concern with the character as the locus of emotional responses (anubhāvas) to the spectator or “audience” as the locus. Andrew Ollett provides a concise reflection on that shift. In his Ten Continue reading
Please see the following link for a new PhD program that combines philosophy of mind/cognitive science with an investigation of first-person methodologies of meditational practice. Funding is available for students. http://www.blogs.uni-mainz.de/fb05philosophie/files/2013/04/MAP.pdf
I have a small backlog of books for review for Philosophy East and West. If anyone is interested in writing a review, please send me an email expressing interest, and if we don’t know each other, please kindly send me Continue reading
Posted on behalf of Lucas den Boer: May 20, 2016 – at Leiden University. More details available at https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/events/2016/05/leiden-indian-philosophy-symposium-lips The conference focuses on philosophical problems in the Indian tradition. Alex Watson (Ashoka University) will deliver a keynote on “God, Continue reading
. . . we ask those who sincerely believe that it does make sense to organize our discipline entirely around European and American figures and texts to pursue this agenda with honesty and openness. We therefore suggest that any department Continue reading
As the Book Review Editor for this blog, I invite readers to submit their own reviews (see: http://indianphilosophyblog.org/book-reviews/). To encourage interest in book reviews, I’m trying something a little different: brief book notes, or what you might call a “review Continue reading
I’ve been thinking about intersections between comedy and philosophy for some time. I plan to post a recurring, if perhaps disjointed, series of reflections on such intersections here. Recently, I heard one of my favorite comics make what I think Continue reading
The new issue of JIP is out. Contributions include “Paśyantī, Pratibhā, Sphoţa and Jāti: Ontology and Epistemology in the Vākyapadīya” by our own Evgeniya Desnitskaya. Issue contents here.
This issue of JIP is edited by Christopher Minkowski and has a special focus on Appayya Dīkṣita. Please see this link for contents.