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Philosophical Doctrines of the Andhakas

Exploring Early Buddhist Sects of Andhra

Authors: Devarakonda, Balaganapathi

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  • The only book to exclusively focus on philosophical doctrines of early Buddhist sects of Andhra
  • Addresses the issue of Buddhism’s cosmopolitan character, which facilitated its spread across the continents
  • Provides a textual study of Kathavattu to delve into the philosophy of the Andhakas
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This book provides a comprehensive account on the doctrines of the Andhakas, an early Buddhist sect. It explores how cosmopolitan character of Buddhism is nurtured by the Andhakas. Moreover, it shares key insights into the coherent system of Buddhist philosophical doctrines of the Andhakas on the basis of the Kathāvatthu, enabling readers to gain a better understanding of the doctrinal developments that took place during this period. Divided into four chapters, the book offers broad coverage of the Andhakas, making it of interest to researchers focusing on early Buddhism, as well as general readers who want to learn more about Buddhist philosophy and studies on Andhra.

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Balaganapathi Devarakonda is Professor & Head in the Department of Philosophy at University of Delhi, Delhi. He belongs to the alumni of Hyderabad Central University. His research interests include historiography of Indian philosophy and early Buddhism. He has authored two books and published more than 40 articles in peer-reviewed journals. He was the Editor of International Journal of Applied Ethics and was a member of editorial board of Journal of Indian council of Philosophical Research.

Table of contents (4 chapters)

Table of contents (4 chapters)

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eBook 42,79 €
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Softcover 51,99 €
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Philosophical Doctrines of the Andhakas
Book Subtitle
Exploring Early Buddhist Sects of Andhra
Authors
Series Title
SpringerBriefs in Religious Studies
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-15-5686-9
DOI
10.1007/978-981-15-5686-9
Softcover ISBN
978-981-15-5685-2
Series ISSN
2510-5035
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIII, 83
Number of Illustrations
2 b/w illustrations
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