Browsing Philosophic Exchange by Subject "Indian Philosophy"
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Indian Philosophy's Alleged Religious OrientationUntil recently, it has been assumed that Indian philosophy is essentially religious. That is because it is essentially driven by the religious motivations of the Hindus and Buddhists who practice it. This paper defends this assumption against some recent revisionists who reject it.
On the Proper Interpretation of Indian Religion and PhilosophyThis paper opposes Professor Potter’s idealistic interpretation of Indian philosophy. By contrast, I defend a Marxist, historical materialist interpretation of Indian philosophy.
On Understanding Indian Philosophical ThinkingProfessor Potter interprets Indian philosophy as mainly concerned with moksa or transcendental freedom. Professor Riepe offers a Marxist interpretation of Indian philosophy. The aim of this paper is to identify the strengths and limitations of each of these two views.