Locating Philosophy in the Mahābhārata

Locating Philosophy in the Mahābhārata J Indian Philos (2017) 45:569–574 DOI 10.1007/s10781-017-9324-4 James L. Fitzgerald Published online: 12 August 2017 © Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2017 The nine papers presented here were contributions to a small conference on “Philosophy in the Epic Mahābhārata” held at Brown University in April of 2010. The purpose of the conference was to try to find new ways to focus scholarly efforts to come to terms with the vastness and complexity of “philosophy” in the epic. “Philosophy” was understood broadly as serious intellectual expressions found in the epic in the form of either the ideologies and themes that structure and animate the epic as a whole or the many crafted tracts of theology and philosophy, sensu stricto, that are either embedded within the epic’s narrative or contained in its large saṃhitās [“anthologies (of worthy utterances)”] of instruction (anuśāsana). There is The conference enjoyed the generous support of the Dean of the Faculty, the Office of Provost, the Program in Early Cultures, and the Departments of Classics and Religious Studies of Brown University. Other participants who presented papers were Ashok Aklujkar, Peter Scharf, and Fred Smith. Dr. Elizabeth Cecil and Professor Amy Langenberg were participant observers. There are of course http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Indian Philosophy Springer Journals

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Springer Netherlands
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Copyright © 2017 by Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
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Philosophy; Non-Western Philosophy; Philosophy of Religion; Religious Studies, general
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0022-1791
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1573-0395
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10.1007/s10781-017-9324-4
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