Indian Philosophers

Aklujkar, Ashok, Cooper, David E., Harvey, Peter, Garfield, Jay L., Ganeri, Jonardon, Parekh, Bhikhu, Potter, Karl H., Grimes, John, Taber, John A., Carr, Indira Mahalingam, Carr, Brian, Soni, Jayandra, Gupta, Bina, Woodhouse, Mark B., Sengupta, Kalyan and Chakrabarti, Tapan Kumar (2017) Indian Philosophers. In: A Companion to the Philosophers. Wiley, pp. 559-637. ISBN 9780631229674

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Abstract

As is the case with most pre‐modern philosophers of India, very little historical information is available about Bhartṛ‐hari. There are many interesting legends, some turned into extensive plays and poems, current about him. However, it is impossible to determine on their basis even whether there was only one philosopher called Bhartṛ‐hari. The appellation “philosopher” could unquestionably be applied to the author or authors of at least two Sanskrit works that are commonly ascribed to Bhartṛ‐hari.

Item Type: Book Section
Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Creative Industries > School of Art and Design
Depositing User: Leah Maughan
Date Deposited: 13 Feb 2020 10:17
Last Modified: 13 Feb 2020 10:17
URI: http://sure.sunderland.ac.uk/id/eprint/11538

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