HPI 62 - Kit Patrick on Philosophy and Indian History

March 18, 2018

The host of the History of India podcast joins us for the final episode on India. Coming next: Africana philosophy!


HPI 61 - What Happened Next - Indian Philosophy After Dignaga

March 4, 2018

A whirlwind tour of developments in Indian philosophy after Dignāga and a few words about the contemporary relevance of the tradition.


HPI 60 - The Buddha and I - Indian Influence on Islamic and European Thought

February 18, 2018

The impact of ancient Indian thought upon the Muslim scholar al-Bīrūnī and upon European thinkers like Hume, Hegel, and Schopenhauer.


HPI 59 - Looking East - Indian Influence on Greek Thought

February 4, 2018

Did Indian ideas play a role in shaping ancient Greek philosophy?


HPI 58 - Amber Carpenter on Animals in Indian Philosophy

January 21, 2018

An interview with Amber Carpenter about the status of nonhuman animals in ancient Indian philosophy and literature.


HPI 57 - Learn by Doing - Tantra

January 7, 2018

Philosophy is put into practice in Kashmir Śaivite Tantra and Buddhist Tantra.


HPI 56 - Who’s Pulling Your Strings? - Buddhaghosa

December 24, 2017

Buddhaghosa, a major figure in the history of Buddhism in Sri Lanka, argues against the need for a self to control and coordinate mental activities.


HPI 55 - Doors of Perception - Dignaga on Consciousness

December 10, 2017

Dignāga argues that all perception is accompanied by self-awareness.


HPI 54 - Graham Priest on Logic and Buddhism

November 26, 2017

Graham Priest joins Peter to discuss non-classical logic and its connections with Buddhist patterns of reasoning.


HPI 53 - Follow the Evidence - Dignaga’s Logic

November 12, 2017

Dignāga’s trairūpya theory, which sets out the three conditions required for making reliable inferences.