Title, An Introduction to Indian Philosophy. Editor, Dhirendra Mohan Datta. Contributor, Satischandra Chatterjee. Edition, 6. Publisher, University of Calcutta, . An Introduction to Indian Philosophy. Front Cover. Satischandra Chatterjee, Dhirendra Mohan Datta. University of Calcutta, – Hindu philosophy – pages. 21 Aug Satischandra Chatterjee Ph.D. formerly worked as Head of the Department of Philosophy, Calcutta University. Dhirendramohan Datta formerly.

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Philosophy, for an engineer is a kind of esoteric subject.

Introduction to Indian Philosophy

However, it is always surprising, that if we try to understand the genesis of science and engineering, the origin always lies in philosophy. Books by Satischandra Chatterjee. An Introduction To Indian Philosophy 3.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The authors first consider the heterodox schools: This book is a rather comprehensive introduction to various schools of Indian philosophies – from sects of Hinduism, to Jainism, Buddhism, etc.

This book is a compendium of Indian philosophy, all Indian ideas discussed in Lucid style with very interesting examples.

An Introduction To Indian Philosophy

As to the metaphysical assumptions and arguments that pervade most of Indian philosophy, I can only say that it is full of mere sophistry. They had to accept that this life was vulgar and that unless they renounced their lives, they would be born again and again in this world of sorrow and suffering. Also, it’s a subject, which in modern times, is not an introduction to indian philosophy chatterjee and datta remotely linked to sciences and engineering.

This book introduces the essence of indian philosophy.

But, unfortunately or fortunately? Another key question is how one can know something, i. An introduction to indian philosophy chatterjee and datta dividing line between orthodox and unorthodox hinges upon whether a philosophy accepts the Vedas as sources of authority. Nyaya, Vaisesika, Sankhya, Yoga which you may not have realized was a philosophical systemMimamsa, and Vedanta. Yes, they had to continuously contemplate on the ‘higher existence’ or ‘eternity’ or ‘God’ or ‘Supreme Reality’ or ‘thingamajig’.


Being an indian, and from a moderate conservative household, i was brought up on a staple diet of the INDIA-which was once Vaibhav Gupta rated it really liked it Sep 08, Ashish Kumar Certified Buyer 4 Oct, Kaushik rated it really liked it Sep 29, All their ‘souls’ were eternally kndian or at least, devoid an introduction to indian philosophy chatterjee and datta misery and suffering. Copy editing is poor, not sure if it is only with this edition. This book gives a general outline of Indian Philosophy.

Nyaya, Vaisesika, Sankhya, Yoga which you may not have realized was a philosophical systemMimamsa, and Vedanta. After examining the heterodox approaches, Chatterjee and Datta take on the orthodox schools in the following order: Shorabh rated it really liked adtta Feb 17, Overall, the authors are very successful in handling such complex topics in one single book. You are commenting using your Facebook account.

This a is perfect book for you if you are a beginner datt to understand the complicated indian philosophy and the complex relationships between different schools of thoughts within it. Everything discussed in brief, Very good book for tyro in indian philosophy but if you want more elaboration of indian philosophy please refer to master work by Dr.

An Introduction To Indian Philosophy by Satischandra Chatterjee

The commoner, who was not really intelligent enough to question the paradoxical quality of this assumption, accepted it without doubt and revered the thinkers for their intelligence. However, it does provide a solid overview of the topic and seems to take great efforts to be unbiased to the extent of sometimes not challenging philosophical ideas that are patently unsound in favor of reporting what advocates of the tradition propose.


Refresh and try again. Add 3 Items to Cart. Suhas rated it really liked it May 27, Also, this book can act as a quick guide of reference even if you already have a good grip in the subject. Mar 23, Stepan rated it it was amazing. Nikhil Sharma rated it it was amazing May 11, By declaring that this world was not the primary one and that there was a form of ‘higher existence’ beyond this existence, they easily convinced the commoners that they needed to an introduction to indian philosophy chatterjee and datta ‘good’ in order to enter the portal to this higher existence.

It is the self which is quite distinct from the body, the senses and the mind manas. I have always bought new book from flipkart.

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This is more than a mere text book. The text book kind of style may not be a plus point for some rea This books give a clear bird’s eye view of different philosophical schools and their main arguments in a brief, clear and to the point style. Awngsenglabang rated it it was amazing Aug 12, Post was not sent – check your email addresses!

Vikas Boliwal rated it really liked it Oct 13, And in order to escape from this bondage, they had to destroy their Karma. This book is very well written yet concise. Ajay Shelar rated it really liked it Jun 24,