Śaṅkara

Date

source

share

Philosophy News image

[New Entry by Neil Dalal on October 4, 2021.]
The classical Indian philosophy of Advaita Vedānta articulates a philosophical position of radical nondualism, a revisionary worldview which it derives from the ancient Upaniṣadic texts. According to Advaita Vedāntins, the Upaniṣads reveal a fundamental principle of nonduality termed “brahman,” which is the reality of all things. Advaitins understand brahman as transcending individuality and empirical plurality. They seek to establish that the essential core of one’s self…

Continue reading . . .

News source: Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

More
articles

More
news

Aristotle’s Ethics

[Revised entry by Richard Kraut on July 2, 2022. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Aristotle conceives of ethical theory as...

Respect

[Revised entry by Robin S. Dillon on July 2, 2022. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Respect has great importance in...