Surendranath Dasgupta | Criticism

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SOURCE: "On Indian Philosophy," in Eastern World, Vol. 1ll, No. 9, September, 1949, pp. 25-26.

In the following essay, a review of the fourth volume in the History of Indian Philosophy series, Bhattacharya examines that work with reference to a number of Sanskrit terms and Hindu ideas.

The present volume[ A History of Indian Philosophy, Volume IV] incorporates "Indian Pluralism" and, as the author says in the preface, "it deals with the philosophy of the Bhagavata-purana, the philosophy of Madhva and his followers, the philosophy of Vallabha and the philosophy of the Gaudiya school of Vaisnavism." The Bhagavata and Ramanuja are the modern protagonists of pre-Sankara theistic streams known as the Bhagavata and the Pancaratra schools respectively. Thoughts of Madhva, Vallabha and Caitanya are largely inspired by the Bhagavata. Yet conditioned monism (visistadvaita) of Ramanuja, pure monism (suddhadvaita) of Vallabha and unthinkable duality-nonduality (acintya-bhedavheda) of Caitanya indicate the momentum of...

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