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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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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.

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Depositing User: Leah Maughan


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Date Deposited: 13 Feb 2020 10:17
Last Modified: 13 Feb 2020 10:17


Author: Ashok Aklujkar
Author: David E. Cooper
Author: Peter Harvey
Author: Jay L. Garfield
Author: Jonardon Ganeri
Author: Bhikhu Parekh
Author: Karl H. Potter
Author: John Grimes
Author: John A. Taber
Author: Indira Mahalingam Carr
Author: Brian Carr
Author: Jayandra Soni
Author: Bina Gupta
Author: Mark B. Woodhouse
Author: Kalyan Sengupta
Author: Tapan Kumar Chakrabarti

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