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Free Will, Agency, and Selfhood in Indian Philosophy

Matthew R. Dasti and Edwin F. Bryant

Abstract

Focusing on the rich and variegated cluster of Indic philosophical traditions as they developed from the late Vedic period up to the pre-modern period, Free Will, Agency, and Selfhood in Indian Philosophy is dedicated to pinpointing, according to each school, the nature of free will and agency. This serves as a substantial contribution to contemporary scholarship, an important cross-cultural reference point for, a resource for students and teachers of Indian religion and philosophy, and a handbook for motivated lay students of Indian thought. It will also be of interest to students of Western ... More

Keywords: Indian philosophy, agency, free will, darsana, self

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199922734
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199922734.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Matthew R. Dasti, editor
Bridgewater State University

Edwin F. Bryant, editor
Rutgers University