The Bhāgavata Purāṇa is one of Hinduism's most outstanding texts composed around the 9th c. CE in south India; it is superbly written, with aesthetic sensitivity and metaphysical subtlety. In his book The Advaitic Theism of The Bhāgavata Purāṇa, Daniel Sheridan has examined the Bhāgavata Purāṇa in order to understand its religious structure, both implicit as well as explicit. This thesis aims at taking cu ... [truncated at 450 characters in length]
Contemporary communitarians focus their critiques on liberal individualism and posit as a counterpoise to the self-sufficiency and priority of the liberal self their own conception of the self: the individ- ual-in-community. Selfhood, in their view, is inherently communal; one cannot know or define oneself, or be an individual, except in and through the community life in which each is raised.
This thesis presents, in contrast to the li ... [truncated at 450 characters in length]
|Author||Crittenden, W. J. (William Jackson);|
|Abstract||This study attempts to show that an appeal to the 'perspective of the witness' is essential to better understand the way Sankara makes sense of the richly diverse Vedanta material. It goes beyond the general understanding that Sankara 'conveniently' arranges such material into the categories of the conventional and the absolute placing texts speaking of the Absolute (Brahman) with properties in the conventional/relative category. It suggests that ... [truncated at 450 characters in length]|
|Subject||Hindu philosophy Vedanta Self Religious aspects Hinduism|