It is a detailed study of the Carvaka/Lokayata darsana in which certain established notions about its philosophy have been contested and a reconstruction is proposed, least affecting its original stand. In the light of the fresh reading, a critical appraisal is also proposed in the work.
About the Author:
(B. 1940) is the former Professor of the P.G. Dept. of Special Assistance in Philosophy (now Centre of Advanced Study), Utkal University, Bhubaneswar. He has also been the General President of All Odisha Philosophy Association (2000) and also General President of the Indian Philosphical Congress (2007). He has been awarded with a number of fellowship and has lectured in many countries across Asia, Europe, North America and Australia. He has so far published 16 books and around 200 papers etc, in different journals and those are reviewed and referred to both in India and abroad.