CULTURAL, HISTORICAL AND TEXTUAL STUDIES OF SOUTH ASIAN RELIGIONS
The volumes featured in the Anthem Cultural, Historical and Textual Studies of South Asian Religions series are the expression of an international community of scholars committed to the reshaping of the field of textual and historical studies of religions. The volumes in this series examine practice, ritual, and other textual religious products, crossing different area studies and time frames. Featuring a vast range of interpretive perspectives, this innovative series aims to enhance the way we look at religious traditions.
Federico Squarcini – University of Firenze, Italy
Piero Capelli – Ca' Foscari University of Venice, Italy
Vincent Eltschinger – ICIHA, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Austria
Christoph Emmrich – University of Toronto, Canada
James Fitzgerald – Brown University, USA
Jonardon Ganeri – University of Sussex, UK
Barbara A. Holdrege – University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
Sheldon Pollock – Columbia University, USA
Karin Preisendanz – University of Vienna, Austria
Alessandro Saggioro – Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
Cristina Scherrer-Schaub – University of Lausanne and EPHE, France
Romila Thapar – Jawaharlal Nehru University, India
Ananya Vajpeyi – University of Massachusetts Boston, USA
Marco Ventura – University of Siena, Italy
Vincenzo Vergiani – University of Cambridge, UK
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This volume is the first attempt at a scientific study of the Carvaka/Lokayata, the materialist system of philosophy that flourished in ancient India between the eighth and the twelfth century CE.
Explorations in Ancient Indian Culture and Religion
This collection brings together the research papers of Patrick Olivelle, published over a period of about ten years. The unifying theme of these studies is the search for historical context and developments hidden within words and texts.
Studies in Ideologies and InstitutionsThis volume brings together papers on Indian ascetical institutions and ideologies published by Patrick Olivelle over a span of about thirty years.
Essays in Honor of Patrick Olivelle
This volume brings together sixteen articles on the religions, literatures and histories of South and Central Asia in tribute to Patrick Olivelle, one of North America's leading Sanskritists and historians of early India.