A History of Indian Philosophy by Surendranath Dasgupta

A History of Indian Philosophy by Surendranath Dasgupta – All 5 Volumes Combined.

In this benchmark five-volume study, originally published between 1922 and 1955, Surendranath Dasgupta examines the principal schools of thought that define Indian philosophy.

A unifying force greater than art, literature, religion, or science, Professor Dasgupta describes philosophy as the most important achievement of Indian thought, arguing that an understanding of its history is necessary to appreciate the significance and potentialities of India’s complex culture.

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Volume 1: (1922)

Chapter 1. Introductory

Chapter 2. The Vedas, Brahmanas and their Philosophy

Chapter 3. The Earlier Upanisads (700 B.C.— 600 B.C.)

Chapter 4: General Observations on the Systems of Indian Philosophy

Chapter 5. Buddhist Philosophy

Chapter 6. The Jaina Philosophy

Chapter 7. The Kapila and the Patanjala Samkhya (Yoga)

Chapter 8. The Nyaya-Vaisesika Philosophy

Chapter 9. Mimamsa Philosophy

Chapter 10. The Sankara School of Vedanta

Volume 2: (1932)

Chapter 11. The Sankara School of Vedanta (Continued)

Chapter 12. The Philosophy of the Yoga-Vasistha

Chapter 13. Speculations in the Medical Schools

Chapter 14. The Philosophy of the Bhagavad-Gita

Volume 3: (1940)

Chapter 15. The Bhaskara School of Philosophy

Chapter 16. The Pancaratra

Chapter 17. The Arvars

Chapter 18. An Historical and Literary Survey of the Viststadvaita School of Thought

Chapter 19. The Philosophy of Yamunacarya

Chapter 10. Philosophy of the Ramanuja School of Thought

Chapter 21. The Nimbarka School of Philosophy

Chapter 22. The Philosophy of Vijnana Bhiksu

Chapter 23. Philosophical Speculations of Some of the Selected Puranas

Volume 4: (1949)

Chapter 24. The Bhagavata Purana

Chapter 25. Madhva and His School

Chapter 26. Madhva’s Interpretation of the Brahma-Sutras

Chapter 27. A General Review of the Philosophy of Madhva

Chapter 28. Madhva Logic

Chapter 29. Controversy Between the Dualists and the Monists

Chapter 30. Controversy Between the Dualists and the Monists (Cont.)

Chapter 31. The Philosophy of Vallabha

Chapter 32. Caitanya and His Followers

Chapter 33. The Philosophy of Jiva Gosvami and Baladeva Vidyabhosana, Followers of Caitanya

Volume 5: (1955)

Chapter 34. Literature of Southern Saivism

Chapter 35. Vira Saivism

Chapter 36. Philosophy of Srikantha

Chapter 37. The Saiva Philosophy in Puranas

Chapter 38. Saiva Philosophy in Some of the Important Texts

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