About Matthew Dasti

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

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

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

History of Philosophy Without Any Gaps

Peter Adamason’s podcast series, History of Philosophy Without Any Gaps has been developing a subsection on Indian philosophy for the last year and a half or so. It is worth looking at. Consider, for example, this episode, where our own Elisa Freschi Continue reading History of Philosophy Without Any Gaps

Announcement: The Oxford Handbook of Indian Philosophy

Exciting news: the Oxford Handbook of Indian Philosophy, edited by Jonardon Ganeri, has been published by OUP. From the publisher: The Oxford Handbook of Indian Philosophy tells the story of philosophy in India through a series of exceptional individual acts of philosophical virtuosity. Continue reading Announcement: The Oxford Handbook of Indian Philosophy

Soliciting a book review for PEW

The following, fascinating book from Vrinda Dalmiya is available to be reviewed for Philosophy East and West: Caring to Know, Comparative Care Ethics, Feminist Epistemology, and the Mahabharata, OUP 2016 Link here: https://global.oup.com/academic/product/caring-to-know-9780199464760?cc=us&lang=en& If anyone is interested, please send me an Continue reading Soliciting a book review for PEW

Nyāyasūtra translation is now available

Friends, Elisa kindly asked me to note when Stephen and my Nyāyasūtra volume was available for purchase (and not just preorder). It is now. Thanks, Elisa. If anyone is interested, you can find it here: https://www.hackettpublishing.com/philosophy/the-nyaya-sutra Hackett has $4.00 examination copies Continue reading Nyāyasūtra translation is now available

Summary paper on Ganeri’s The Self

Philosophical Studies has recently published a short summary by Jonardon Ganeri of the project he has undertaken his ground breaking book, The Self: Naturalism, Consciousness, and the First-Person Stance. For those who don’t have the time to engage at length with Continue reading Summary paper on Ganeri’s The Self

Australasian Philosophical Review (APR), Vol 2 Issue 1: Attention in Philosophy of Mind

[From Monima Chadha] Australasian Philosophical Review (APR), Vol 2 Issue 1: Attention in Philosophy of Mind Curator: Monima Chadha Lead Author: Jonardon Ganeri, “Mental Time Travel and Attention” Invited commentaries from: John Taber, Dan Zahavi, and Susanna Siegel & Nicholas Silins. Continue reading Australasian Philosophical Review (APR), Vol 2 Issue 1: Attention in Philosophy of Mind