This is one of a group of essays (collected in this issue of the journal) about methodological considerations that have arisen for the project on the "Sanskrit knowledge systems on the eve of colonialis." For the history of the exact sciences in Sanskrit, or Jyotiḥśāstra, in the early modern period, there are special problems. These have to do with the historically anomalous status of the exact sciences among the śāstras or Sanskrit knowledge systems, and with the predominantly "internalist"...Expand abstract
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- The full-text of this article is not currently available in ORA, but you may be able to access the article via the publisher copy link on this record page. Citation: Minkowski, C. (2008). 'The study of Jyotiḥśāstra and the uses of philosophy of science', Journal of Indian Philosophy 36(5-6), 587-597. [The original article is available at http://www.springerlink.com/content/u60277341703178k/].