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|Statement||edited by Joseph Campbell.|
|Contributions||Campbell, Joseph, 1904-1987.|
Tremendously insightful about the philosophies of India. As an Indian I was struck by the author's thorough grasp of the insights -- there are times it seems the author is describing his personal experience as a practitioner. Still, at times it reads a little pedantically. That may be my shortcoming as a reader rather than the author's fault/5. Philosophies of India was prepared by Joseph Campbell, author of The Hero With A Thousand Faces, from the extensive notes left by the great Indiologist Heinrich Zimmer at his death in A monumental work, Philosophies Of India is divided into three main sections: The Highest Good, a discussion of Eastern and Western thought and their meeting, and of the foundation of Format: Paperback. It stands for the direct, immediate and intuitive vision of Reality, the actual perception of Truth, and also includes the means which led to this realization. ‘See the Self’ (ātmā vā are draṣṭavyaḥ) is the keynote of all schools of Indian Philosophy.” ― Chandradhar Sharma, Critical Survey Of Indian Philosophy. The editor did a lovely job sifting and organizing. A great overview of the philosophies of India. There is something musical about Zimmers writing. It is very evocative, turning a subject that can be hard to grasp into a pleasure to read. Read more. 2 people found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse/5(30).
Philosophies of India. [New York] Pantheon Books  (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Heinrich Robert Zimmer; Bollingen Foundation Collection (Library of Congress). Philosophies of India. [Heinrich Robert Zimmer; Joseph Campbell] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Heinrich Robert Zimmer; Joseph Campbell. Find more information about: ISBN: Indian philosophy refers to ancient philosophical traditions of the Indian principal schools are classified as either orthodox or heterodox (), depending on one of three alternate criteria: whether it believes the Vedas as a valid source of knowledge; whether the school believes in the premises of Brahman and Atman; and whether the school believes in afterlife . Ethical Philosophies of India, (Harper Torchbooks, TB) by I. C. Sharma and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at
A Princeton Classics edition of an essential work of twentieth-century scholarship on India. Since its first publication, Philosophies of India has been considered a monumental exploration of the foundations of Indian philosophy. Based on the copious notes of Indologist, linguist, and art historian Heinrich Zimmer, and edited by Joseph Campbell, this book is /5(25). Philosophies of India. DOI link for Philosophies of India. Philosophies of India bookCited by: Since its first publication, Philosophies of India has been considered a monumental exploration of the foundations of Indian philosophy. Based on the copious notes of Indologist, linguist, and art historian Heinrich Zimmer, and edited by Joseph Campbell, this book is . This volume provides a detailed resume of current knowledge about the classical Indian Philosophical systems of Nyaya and Vaisesika in their earlier stages, i.e. covering the literature from their inception in the sutras of Gautama and Kanada before the time of Gangesa (about A.D. ). The summaries are arranged in relative chronolo-gical order to assist the reader in .