Essays about: "indian philosophy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 essays containing the words indian philosophy.

  1. 1. Western and Indian theories of consciousness confronted A comparative overview of continental and analytic philosophy with Advaita Vedanta and Madhyamaka Buddhism

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för litteratur, idéhistoria och religion

    Author : Michele Cossellu; [2014-01-22]
    Keywords : consciousness; nonduality; phenomenology; Advaita Vedanta; Madhyamaka Buddhism; epistemology;

    Abstract : The burgeoning field of cognitive studies in the West is motivated by a renewed interest inconscious experience, which arose in the postmodern zeitgeist in response to the positivist,scientific ideal of objectivity. This work presents a historical overview of Western philosophyfrom its dawn, focusing on the evolution of key concepts in metaphysics, ontology andepistemology, to arrive at the examination of modern theories on consciousness. READ MORE

  2. 2. "Love Thy Hindu Neighbor as Thyself" - A Field Study of North Indian Pentecostals' Perceptions of Hindu-Christian Relations

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för teologi och religionsvetenskap

    Author : Julia Kuhlin; [2014]
    Keywords : Hindu-Christian relations; Pentecostalism; North India; Social Identity Theory; Hindu nationalism; Philosophy and Religion;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to better understand Hindu-Christian relations in the experience of North Indian Pentecostals. The study proceeds from a social identity theory (SIT) framework and is guided by three research questions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Yo ban? Rape rap and limits of free speech in India : An argument analysis of the debate about banning the artist Honey Singh

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Becky Bergdahl; [2013]
    Keywords : human rights; freedom of speech; India; argument analysis; hate speech law; gender;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of an argument analysis of three columns published in the Indian newspaper The Indian Express in the aftermath of the gangrape and murder of a young woman in Delhi in December 2012, and the following debate about glorification of rape in Indian popular culture. One of the columnists is arguing in favour of including gender as a category in the Indian law on hate speech, thereby banning an artist called Honey Singh and his lyrics about rape. READ MORE

  4. 4. Defining Improvement Areas & Reducing the Waste - With Lean production philosophy & tools

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Produktionsekonomi

    Author : Frédéric Åslund; [2013]
    Keywords : Lean; Material handling; Value Stream Mapping; gap; waste reduction; material supply; visualization; flexibility; quick changeover; assembly line; kitting; Kanban and work organization; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : FTRTIL is rapidly expanding on the Indian market after initiatives by the Indian government to increase the number of rolling trains. FTRTIL is today experiencing a greater demand for their products. Meanwhile are they also planning to expand their product range with new introductions. READ MORE

  5. 5. "Let Only Your Corpse Come Out of that House" : an Analysis of Contemporary Dowry Discourses in Indian Newspapers

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Mänskliga rättigheter

    Author : Harpreet Singh; [2011]
    Keywords : Human Rights; Dowry; Dowry deaths; Domestic violence; Marriage; Frames; Journalists’ frames; Media content; Dowry suicides; Women; Modernization; India; mänskliga rättigheter; Philosophy and Religion;

    Abstract : The purpose of this essay is to examine the complex social and cultural practice of dowry, and violence related to dowry, in India. The dowry system may at first appear to be an old-fashioned and traditional institution that in face of modernization would slowly fade away. READ MORE