THE PHILOSOPHY OF J.N. MOHANTY

Edited by
DAYA KRISHNA
   K.L. SHARMA
  


Jitendranath Mohanty is one of the leading philosophers of the Indian sub-continent. Known equally for his path-breaking contribution in the field of phenomenology, and insightful undertakings in the field of Indian philosophy, particularly Nyaya, Mohanty has striven not only to extend the frontiers of philosophical thought in new directions, but also build  bridges of understanding between the Anglo - American and the European school of contemporary philosophy.

The essay in the present volume subject his contributions in various fields of philosophy to a searching examination which is both sympathetic and critical   at the same time. Some of the most fundamental and deep rooted tensions and dilemmas in the field of phenomenology and Indian philosophy are brought to light in the course of the discussion by which well - known authorities as Karl H. Potter, Bimal K. Matilal, William K. McKenna and R.A. Mall, among others. Mohanty's Reply to many of the criticism and observations made in the course of these articles will remain of interest to all serious students of phenomenology and Indian philosophy, for a long time to come.

 

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