Indian Philosophy Unit I

Indian Philosophy Unit I

The main objective of this unit is to get an above all understanding of what Indian Philosophy is and in what circumstances it has developed. Though Indian Philosophy has developed in different parts of India it has many common characteristics hence the student is likely to know a few important ones. Furthermore, one should have a basic understanding of what Indian philosophy is accused of.

Course code: PH0003

Professor: Dr. Rajen Lakra

table of contents


1.     Objectives

2.     Introduction

3.     Meaning of Darśana

4.     Meaning of Śāstra

5.     Origin and the Periods of Development

6.     Indian Scriptures

7.     Common Characteristics of Indian Philosophical Systems

8.     Accusations Against Indian Philosophy