Breaking Barriers: Essays in Asian and Comparative Philosophy

Breaking Barriers: Essays in Asian and Comparative Philosophy

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Breaking Barriers is a collection of invited contributions by distinguished philosophers, scientists, and religious thinkers of East and West in honor of Professor Ramakrishna Puligandla. The twenty-three essays in this volume may be divided into four groups: (1) Philosophy of Advaita, (2) Buddhism, (3) Indian Philosophy and Physics, and (4) Asian and Comparative Thought. Contributors have written on topics such as the phenomenology of consciousness, science and religion, and comparative philosophy and religion. The volume is designed to stimulate the interest of students, professors, and all those who wish to explore new knowledge. In this volume, the creative thought of leading thinkers from principal universities in India and elsewhere transcends words without insight, barren arguments, and all limiting paradigms. Breaking Barriers thus represents a multi-disciplinary approach informed by cross-cultural philosophical vision. Modern physics and classical Indian philosophy exist here in unity.It should be noted at the outset that this analysis is somewhat biased in the Buddhist direction because the wheel of becoming is a Buddhist maA“A˜ala that has been used for nearly twenty-five centuries in Buddhist teaching and practice anbsp;...

Title:Breaking Barriers: Essays in Asian and Comparative Philosophy
Author:Frank J. Hoffman, Godabarisha Mishra
Publisher:Jain Publishing Company - 1982


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