ISBN 9788121506274,Development Of Moral Philosophy In India

Development Of Moral Philosophy In India



Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 1994

ISBN 9788121506274

ISBN-10 8121506271

Hard Back

Edition 2nd
Number of Pages 260 Pages
Language (English)

Religion: general

Based on primary sources this book presents a survey of development of Moral Philosophy in India and offers an authentic account of Indian ethics from the point of view of Vedas, Upanisads, Mimamsas, Smrtis, the Bhagavad-gita and the Paficaratras, Vedanta, Samkhya-Yoga, Nyaya-VaiSesika, Buddhism and Jainism. Indian ethics has taken a positive attitude towards life hi its concrete 'and varied aspects as is evident in die discussions of karma, rebirth, nirvana, and moksa. Life has to be lived for harmonious development of our character for a spiritual end. Indian ethics has therefore a positive goal to achieve freedom of the self from its bondage of passions and desire this is the message of India and is the essence of all her moral thought The study will, no doubt, prove invaluable to the scholars and general readers as well.