Reason and Senses

How do we acquire knowledge through our senses and how does faculty reason function ? Starting from a basic introduction to sense studies, this course will examine conceptualization of senses, embodiment and the senses across different philosophies. The course will then focus on these topics in Indian philosophy : Pramana, senses and sense faculty, senses of action, mind as eleventh sense. Knower, knowing and the known, tripartite of cognition and explanations of sense illusions in Indian thought.

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