Schopenhauer's Encounter with Indian Thought :

Cross, Stephen.

Schopenhauer's Encounter with Indian Thought : Representation and Will and Their Indian Parallels. - 1 online resource (314 pages) - Monographs of the Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy Ser. . - Monographs of the Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy Ser. .

Cover -- Contents -- Preface and Acknowledgments -- Abbreviations -- Chapter One Introduction -- Chapter Two Schopenhauer in Context: The "Oriental Renaissance" -- Chapter Three Schopenhauer's Indian Sources: Hinduism -- Chapter Four Schopenhauer's Indian Sources: Buddhism -- Chapter Five "Representation": Schopenhauer and the Reality-Status of the World -- Chapter Six The Reality-Status of the Empirical World: The Mādhyamika Teaching -- Chapter Seven Advaita Vedānta: The World as Illusory Appearance -- Chapter Eight Conclusions: Schopenhauer's Representation and Its Indian Affinities -- Chapter Nine Schopenhauer's Conception of the World as Will -- Chapter Ten Schopenhauer: The Will in Its General Forms (Ideas) -- Chapter Eleven Metaphysical Factors behind the Empirical World: Advaita Vedānta -- Chapter Twelve The Arising of the Empirical World in Buddhism: The Yogācāra Teaching -- Chapter Thirteen Conclusions: Schopenhauer's Will and Comparable Indian Ideas -- Chapter Fourteen The Ontological Status of Will -- Chapter Fifteen Beyond the Will: "Better Consciousness" and the "Pure Subject of Knowing" -- Chapter Sixteen The Hidden Compass: Schopenhauer and the Limits of Philosophy -- Chapter Seventeen Schopenhauer and Indian Thought -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- About the Author -- Back Cover.


Schopenhauer, Arthur, -- 1788-1860.;Hindu philosophy.;Buddhist philosophy.;Will.;Representation (Philosophy).

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