Includes bibliographical references (p. -194) and index.
|Series||Foundations of philosophy in India|
|LC Classifications||BF311 .G794 2003|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 203 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||203|
|LC Control Number||2003307517|
About the Author: Binaa Gupta is Professor of Philosophy and Director of South Asian Studies Program at the University of Missouri, Columbia, USA. Her many books include The Disinterested Witness: A Fragment of Advaita Vedanta Phenomenology () and Ethical Question: East and West () About the Book:Theories of consciousness form a cornerstone of the Indian philosophical tradition. CIT Consciousness has many merits one cannot but be impressed with the immense conceptual sophistication of Indian views of consciousness and mind, particularly in the Advaitin school. Bina Gupta, Times Literary Supplement valuable new series the book . Cit: Consciousness (review) Cit: Consciousness (review) Preti, Alan that the most undeniable truths of life are experiential, Grimes even devotes some of his commentarial passages to anecdotes of his own encounters with gurus (pp. 86 87) and meditation experiences (pp. ). While the running commentary might then disappoint those readers who . Here are 10 of my favourite books on the subject. 1. Consciousness Explained by Daniel Dennett Probably the best introduction to the central ideas and concepts that have preoccupied all .
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