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Contrary Thinking: Selected Essays of Daya Krishna

Daya Krishna, Jay L. Garfield, and Daniel Raveh


Daya Krishna was easily the most creative and original Indian philosopher of the second half of the twentieth century. His thought and philosophical energy dominated academic Indian philosophy and determined the nature of the engagement of Indian philosophy with Western philosophy during that period. He passed away recently, leaving behind an enormous corpus of published work on a wide range of philosophical topics, as well as a great deal of incomplete, nearly-complete and complete-but-as-yet-unpublished work. Krishna's thought and publications address a broad range of philosophical issues, i ... More

Keywords: ontology, Indian philosophy, Daya Krishna, Western philosophy, philosophy of language, metaphysics, metaphilosophy

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Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199795550
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199795550.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Daya Krishna, author
Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Smith College

Jay L. Garfield, editor
Doris Silbert Professor in the Humanities and Professor of Philosophy, Smith

Daniel Raveh, editor
Lecturer in Philosophy, Tel-Aviv University

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