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31. Journal of Indian Philosophy and Religion: Volume > 13
Kisor K. Chakrabarti AAtmatattvaviveka (Analysis of the Nature of the Self) An Annotated Translation: Negation and Imagination
32. Journal of Indian Philosophy and Religion: Volume > 13
Carl Olson Radical Monotheism of the Qur'an and the Equitheism of the Bhagavata Purana: A Cross-CuItural Comparison of Allah and Krishna
33. Journal of Indian Philosophy and Religion: Volume > 13
Sukharanjan Saha Meaning of the First Person Pronoun: Gangesa's view and its Perspectives
34. Journal of Indian Philosophy and Religion: Volume > 13
Thom Brooks Punishment and Reincarnation: Does one Affect the Other?
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The doctrine of reincarnation is endorsed by various philosophers in both the Western and Eastern traditions. This paper will explore the relationship between reincarnation and legal punishment. Three competing views of reincarnation will be analyzed on this issue: Plato's work on Socrates, the Bhagavad Gita, and Mahayana Buddhism. Each view presents interesting, but different perspectives on how our view of the person might affect how we punish. The paper will claim that there are practical implications on the administration of justice linked witli each view of reincarnation. Rather than an area we should neglect, perhaps we miglit improve our understanding of punishment in our societj' when we better account for the beliefs held by members of the society. Key words: Buddhism, death, Hinduism, Mahayana, Plato, punishment, reincarnation, Socrates Then the Lord said, 'Now that the man has become as we are, knowing good from bad, what i f he eats the fruit of the Tree of Life and lives forever?' Genesis 4:22
35. Journal of Indian Philosophy and Religion: Volume > 13
Joel Wilcox Sunyata and Non-Human Rights
36. Journal of Indian Philosophy and Religion: Volume > 13
J. L. Shaw The Nyaya On Number
37. Journal of Indian Philosophy and Religion: Volume > 13
Paul J. Williams Indian Buddhism and Western Moral Theory: Santideva's Bodhicaryavatara as a From of Virtue Ethics
38. Journal of Indian Philosophy and Religion: Volume > 14
Keya Maitra Meanings of 'Multiculturalism': Can Philosophy be Taught from a truly Multiculturalist Perspective?
39. Journal of Indian Philosophy and Religion: Volume > 14
Alan Preti Mysticism and Brahman-realization
40. Journal of Indian Philosophy and Religion: Volume > 14
Frank Chappel The conceptualization of gods in Hindu communities and Universal aspects of the Divine
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The modem Hindu understanding of divinity has been preserved throughout the history of the religion by the ritual practice of successive generations of believers. Coming to understand the cultural origins and elaborations of the Hindu perception of the Divine can be perplexing to the individual situated in a Judeo-Christian cultural context. Likewise, making sense of Hindu ritual may also be confusing to the Westerner considering the negative light "idol worship" has been given by Judaism and Christianity. The purpose of this paper is to investigate Hindu ritual via participant observation in an effort to comprehend the creation and transmission of the Hindu community's perception of the divine. The ethnographic data gathered herein supports a unique and often forgotten paradigm of religion as a system of bonds within a kinship structure originally perpetuated by William Robertson Smith. In light of such data, the application of Robertson Smith's theoretical perspective, and more modem interpretations of ancestral cult worship, significant light may be shed on the relationship of the contemporary Hindu to their pantheon and permits one to understand the cultural perception of god(s) as integrated members of the believing community. These results support an interpretive paradigm of Religion as a system of bonds created via a process of abstraction of familial bonds that may be applied more broadly to many conceptualizations of gods and ancestors cross-culturally.