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The German Gita: Hermeneutics and Discipline in the German Reception of Indian Thought, 1778-1831

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How did the Bhagavadgata first become an object of German philosophical and philological inquiry? How were its foundational concepts initially interpreted within German intellectual circles, and what does this episode in the history of cross-cultural encounter teach us about the status of comparative philosophy today? This book addresses these questions through a careful s ...more
Hardcover, 358 pages
Published December 15th 2005 by Routledge
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Gita as the hermeneutical background in the thoughts of German philosophers

In the waning years of 18th century, Gita drew attention of some of the most prominent intellectuals of Germany which included; Johann Gottfried Herder, Friedrich Schlegel, August Wilhelm Schlegel, Wilhelm von Humboldt, and Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel. This book is partly historical and refers extensively to the history of German Philosophy. The author focuses on the political and cultural climate in Western Europe duri
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Gita as the hermeneutical background in the thoughts of German philosophers

In the waning years of 18th century, Gita drew attention of some of the most prominent intellectuals of Germany which included; Johann Gottfried Herder, Friedrich Schlegel, August Wilhelm Schlegel, Wilhelm von Humboldt, and Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel. This book is partly historical and refers extensively to the history of German Philosophy. The author focuses on the political and cultural climate in Western Europe duri
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