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Enduring Colonialism: Classical Presences and Modern Absences in Indian Philosophy

A. Raghuramaraju


This volume explores three significant issues — absence, the consciousness of the contemporary, and new philosophical episteme — relevant to thought-systems in the Indian subcontinent. The author discusses the present lack of original philosophical discourse in the context of South Asia, especially India and investigates the reasons of such absences. It examines the reasons for decline in traditional philosophical schools and Sanskritic studies in the subcontinent. The book also discusses the manner in which Indian thinkers from the times of nineteenth century social reforms to the present day ... More

Keywords: absences, philosophical discourse, thought-systems, Indian thinkers, philosophical schools, Sanskritic studies, Vaddera Chandidas

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780195699364
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195699364.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

A. Raghuramaraju, author
Department of Philosophy, University of Hyderabad