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Stephen Phillips

Professor Ph.D., Harvard University

Stephen Phillips



He is a Sanskritist and specialist in classical Indian thought. He is author of over fifty articles and author or co-author of six books: Aurobindo's Philosophy of Brahman (Brill, 1986), Classical Indian Metaphysics: Refutations of Realism and the Emergence of "New Logic" (Open Court, 1995, Indian edition, Motilal Banarsidass, 1998), Gangesa on the Upadhi, the "Inferential Undercutting Condition," Introduction, Translation, and Explanation (with N. S. Ramanuja Tatacharya, Indian Council of Philosophical Research, 2002) Epistemology of Perception: Gangesa's Tattvacintamani, Vol. I, pratyaksa-khanda, introduction, translation, and commentary (with N. S. Ramanuja Tatacharya, Indian edition, Motilal Banarsidass, 2009), Yoga, Karma, and Rebirth (Columbia, 2009), and The Ksanabhangasiddhi, Ratnakirti on Momentariness (fprthcoming, American Institute of Indian Studies). He is currently working on a four-volume translation of and commentary on the most important work of late classical Indian philosophy, Gangesa's Tattvacintamani (Jewel of Reflection on the Truth of Epistemology), which founded the 'New Logic' school in the fourteenth century. He has been Visiting Professor at the University of Hawaii at Manoa and Jadavpur University, Kolkata.

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