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The study of Jyotiḥśāstra and the uses of philosophy of science

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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"...

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10.1007/s10781-008-9037-9

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Humanities Division - Oriental Studies Faculty
Publisher:
Springer Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Indian Philosophy Journal website
Volume:
36
Issue:
5-6
Pages:
587-597
Publication date:
2008-10-05
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EISSN:
1573-0395
ISSN:
0022-1791
URN:
uuid:6a4cf0a4-cae5-4039-bafa-c500dc9ad965
Local pid:
ora:3871
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English
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