By Meera Baindur
Working inside of a framework of environmental philosophy and environmental ethics, this e-book describes and postulates replacement understandings of nature in Indian traditions of concept, rather philosophy. The curiosity in substitute conceptualizations of nature has won value after many thinkers mentioned that attitudes to the surroundings are decided to a wide quantity through our presuppositions of nature. This booklet is especially well timed from that perspective.
It starts with a quick description of the concept that of nature and a heritage of the assumption of nature in Western proposal. this offers readers with a context to the problems round the notion of nature in environmental philosophy, surroundings a origin for extra dialogue approximately trade conceptualizations of nature and their importance. specifically, the paintings covers a big selection of textual and non-textual resources to hyperlink and comprehend nature from classical Indian philosophical views in addition to renowned understandings in Indian literary texts and cultural practices. well known matters in environmental philosophy are mentioned intimately, corresponding to: what's ‘nature’ in Indian philosophy? How do humans understand nature via panorama and mythological and cultural narratives? In what methods is nature sacred in India?
To make the dialogue suitable to modern readers, the publication incorporates a part at the ecological and moral implications of a few philosophical options and demanding views on trade conceptualizations of nature.
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Nature in Indian Philosophy and Cultural Traditions (Sophia Studies in Cross-cultural Philosophy of Traditions and Cultures) by Meera Baindur