Truth and Knowledge in Indian Philosophy

This introductory course will explore theories of Knowledge in Indian Philosophical schools of thought. Using the theory of Prāmāna as a foundation, the course will compare the positions on validity, truth and cognition in Philosophy. The following themes will also be covered from one or most philosophical schools: Theories of truth, and Literature, art and truth. The relationship of experience to truth and the ethics related to the conceptualisation of Truth will also be explored through various textual sources.