A History of Indian Philosophy:

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Cambridge University Press, 1949 - Philosophy - 483 pages
In this benchmark five-volume study, originally published between 1922 and 1955, Surendranath Dasgupta examines the principal schools of thought that define Indian philosophy. A unifying force greater than art, literature, religion, or science, Professor Dasgupta describes philosophy as the most important achievement of Indian thought, arguing that an understanding of its history is necessary to appreciate the significance and potentialities of India's complex culture. Volume IV provides an examination of the Bhagavata Purana, Madhva, the controversy between the Dualists and the Monists, the philosophy of Vallabha, Caitanya and his followers, and the philosophy of Jiva Gosvami and Baladeva Vidyabhusana.
 

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Prof Dasgupta has yapped about aprthak siddhatva (blue in the jug and jug are different, but inseparable) and how it is superior to visesa of Madhva.
So lets get this clear,
1. blue of jug (is a property) -> inseparable from -> jug (is substance)
2. inseparability of blueness & jug (is a property, is it not?) -> inseparable from -> ? (blueness & jug = blue-jug?)
3. that inseparability of inseparability of blueness & jug and blue-jug -> inseparable from -> ?!!?!!
...
...
infinite regress!
So unless you agree of a (self-linking) identity between a substance and its property, the whole edifice crumbles. Look at visesa instead
blueness -> identical to -> jug
(no regress).
 

Contents

CHAPTER XXIV
1
PAGE
9
Brahman Paramatman Bhagavat and Paramesvara
11
Kapilas philosophy in the Bhagavatapurana
24
Eschatology
49
Madhva Gurus
56
Teachers and writers of the Madhva School
90
CHAPTER XXVI
101
Nature of Brahman
305
Refutation of Brahman as material and instrumental cause
308
Liberation mokfa
315
CHAPTER XXXI
320
The nature of Brahman
327
The Categories
332
The Pramanas
336
Concept of bhakti
346

Interpretation of Brahmasutra 1 1 2
121
Interpretation of Brahmasutra I 1 34
127
CHAPTER XXVII
150
Pramanas ways of valid knowledge
160
Svatahpramattya selfvalidity of knowledge
168
Defence of Pluralism bheda
178
CHAPTER XXVIII
181
Inference Anumana
184
Tarka Ratiocination
188
Concomitance Vydpti
197
Epistemological process in Inference
200
Testimony
202
CHAPTER XXIX
204
Nature of Knowledge
230
The World as Illusion
246
CHAPTER XXX
259
Perception of Ajnana ignorance
264
Inference of Ajnana
276
The theory of Avidya refuted
279
Ajnana and Egohood ahatnkara
299
Indefinability of Worldappearance
301
Topics of Vallabha Vedanta as explained by Vallabhas followers
358
Vifthalas interpretation of Vallabhas ideas
363
Life of Vallabha 14811533
371
Works of Vallabha and his disciples
373
Visnusvamin
382
CHAPTER XXXII
384
Life of Caitanya
385
Emotionalism of Caitanya
389
Gleanings from CaitanyaCaritamrta on the subject of Caitanyas philosophical views
390
Some companions of Caitanya
393
CHAPTER XXXIII
396
Status of the World
405
God and His Powers
409
Gods relation to His devotees
410
Nature of bhakti
415
Ultimate Realization
428
The joy of bhakti
430
The philosophy of Baladeva Vidyabhusana
438
INDEX
449
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