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By Chakravarthi Ram-Prasad

according to unique translations of passages from the works of 3 significant thinkers of the classical Indian college of Advaita (Sankara, Vacaspati and Sri Harsa), yet addressing concerns present in Descartes, Berkeley, Hume, Kant, Wittgenstein and modern analytic philosophers, this e-book argues for a philosophical place it calls 'non-realism'. this is often the view that an self sustaining, exterior international needs to be assumed if the positive factors of cognition are to be defined, yet that it can't be proved that there's one of these international, independently of an entice cognition itself. This place is built opposed to idealist denials of externality, realist arguments for an self reliant international and the sceptical denial of the coherence of cognition.

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