The Problem of Evil and Indian Thought

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Beginning with the problem of evil in the West, Professor A.L. Herman traces the history of one of the most fascinating of all perennial philosophical puzzles. Prof. Herman then turns, in the second part of the book, to the problem of evil in Indian thought. Beginning with an examination of the Indian doctrine of samsara or rebirth, he examines its possible origins in the Vedas, its status in the Upanisads, the Bhagavad Gita, in several classical darsanas including Buddhism, Jainism, Vedanta, Samkhya and Nyaya.. A major study of transmigration and reincarnation, with a bibliography and index/glossary.

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Beginning with the problem of evil in the West, Professor A.L. Herman traces the history of one of the most fascinating of all perennial philosophical puzzles. Prof. Herman then turns, in the second part of the book, to the problem of evil in Indian thought. Beginning with an examination of the Indian doctrine of samsara or rebirth, he examines its possible origins in the Vedas, its status in the Upanisads, the Bhagavad Gita, in several classical darsanas including Buddhism, Jainism, Vedanta, Samkhya and Nyaya.. A major study of transmigration and reincarnation, with a bibliography and index/glossary.

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SKU AC-PEIT
Author Arthur L. Herman
Publisher Motilal Banarsidass
Published date 2000
ISBN 81-208-0753-7
Specs Hardbound, 341 pages, dust jacket, size 14.5 x 22.5 x 2.5 cm.
Weight (in kg) 0.5500

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