Interpretations or Interventions? Indian philosophy in the global cosmopolis

In Purushottama Bilimoria (ed.), History of Indian philosophy. London & New York: Routledge. pp. 3–14 (2018)
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This introduction concerns the place that Indian philosophical literature should occupy in the history of philosophy, and the challenge of championing pre-modern modes of inquiry in an era when philosophy, at least in the anglophone world and its satellites, has in large measure become a highly specialized and technical discipline conceived on the model of the sciences. This challenge is particularly acute when philosophical figures and texts that are historically and culturally distant from us are engaged not only exegetically but also with a view to recruiting their topics and arguments for contemporary philosophical debates.
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