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Hindu perspectives on evolution : Darwin, dharma, and design / C. Mackenzie Brown.

Author/creator Brown, Cheever Mackenzie
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoLondon ; New York : Routledge, 2012.
Descriptionxii, 276 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Routledge Hindu studies series
RoutledgeCurzon Hindu studies series. ^A592806
Contents Design and Darwin in the Hindu dharma traditions -- Creationism and evolutionism in the ancient and classical traditions -- Manifestation and apparent design in the Advaita Vedānta of Śaṅkara -- Theism and atomistic design in the Nyāya-Vaiśeṣika of Udayana -- Design discounted in the Viśiṣṭādvaita Vedānta of Rāmānuja -- Design and Darwin in the colonial period -- The Vedāntic deism of Rammohan Roy -- Design and the intuitive theism of Debendranath Tagore -- Design and the religious evolutionism of Keshab Chandra Sen -- The modern Vedic creationism of Dayananda Saraswati -- The modern Advaitic evolutionism of Swami Vivekananda -- The integrative evolutionism of Sri Aurobindo Ghose -- Design and Darwin in the post-colonial period -- Design and Darwin in the contemporary Hindu world -- Conclusion : what role for Brahmā?
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. [256]-268) and index.
LCCN 2011030243
ISBN9780415779708 (hardback)
ISBN0415779707 (hardback)
ISBN9780203135532 (ebook)
ISBN0203135539 (ebook)

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