Of Intrinsic Validity: A Study on the Relevance of Purva Mimamsa

  title={Of Intrinsic Validity: A Study on the Relevance of Purva Mimamsa},
  author={Dan Arnold},
  journal={Philosophy East and West},
  pages={26 - 53}
  • D. Arnold
  • Published 1 January 2001
  • Philosophy
  • Philosophy East and West
As one of the six ``orthodox'' schools of brahmanical thought that are often taken to represent the main philosophical options of India, PuÅ rva Mõ ÅmaÅm Ç saÅ is usually thought to warrant at least cursory treatment in discussions of Indian philosophy; after all, the six orthodox schools collectively represent Indian ``philosophy,'' so if Mõ ÅmaÅm Ç saÅ is to be discussed, surely it is under the rubric of ``philosophy.''1 However, Mõ ÅmaÅm Ç saÅ seems in this regard rarely to receive much more… 

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