ESSENTIALS OF INDIAN PHILOSOPHY book provides both the general reader and student with a concise and easily understood account of Indian philosophy. It begins with early Indian thought, summaries Vedic religion and philosophy and goes on to deal with the great scholastic systems of Indian thought which evolved after the close of the Vedic Period. Historical surveys accompany each main division of the subject. The numbers of Sanskrit terms that appear in the text have been reduced as far a possible but a glossary of them together with a subject index are included.
Essentials of Indian philosophy text provides a concise, connected account of Indian philosophy. An introductory chapter summarizes Vedic religion and philosophy, then Indian thought is considered in chapters dealing respectively with the early post-Vedic period and the age of the systems. A brief historical survey accompanies each natural division of the subject, in addition to an exposition of its theory of knowledge, ontology and practical teaching. A glossary of Sanskrit terms and a subject index are provided.