Hinduism

Jonardon Ganeri

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationA Companion to Philosophy of Religion
Subtitle of host publicationSecond Edition
PublisherWiley-Blackwell
Pages3-12
Number of pages10
ISBN (Print)9781405163576
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 8 2010

Keywords

  • "Hinduism"-describing anything as "essence" of contribution of Hinduism to philosophy of religion
  • "Hinduism, " outsider's designation of forms of religiosity, belonging to particular geographical regions
  • Embedded resources of reason-making internal dissent possible
  • Fundamental philosophical question about religion-whether heard or read, deserving credence
  • Orthodox Hinduism-reflected in use of terms hetu, "evidence-based rationality" and tarka, "hypothesis-based rationality"
  • Philosophical issues in religions of the world
  • Religion and reason-implied conception of relationship between them
  • The Vedas, lending themselves to empirical disconfirmation-claims about observable results of ordinary actions

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Arts and Humanities(all)

Cite this

Ganeri, J. (2010). Hinduism. In A Companion to Philosophy of Religion: Second Edition (pp. 3-12). Wiley-Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781444320152.ch1