Ontology of Ramanuja

Robert Zydenbos zydenbos at BLR.VSNL.NET.IN
Tue Feb 2 18:49:52 UTC 1999

At 21:49 01.02.99 +0100, Martin Gansten wrote:
>1. Can anyone point me to a place in the writings of Ramanuja (or Yamuna)
>which explicitly supports not only the reality of the world, but its
>objective existence outside and independently of consciousness?
>2. If not, has there ever been a scholarly attempt to scrutinize the
>ontological position of Ramanuja, possibly calling his 'objective realist'
>status into question?

John Braisted Carman. _The Theology of Ramanuja._ Bombay: Ananthacharya
Indological Research Institute, 1981. (Indian repr.; orig. Yale Univ. Press,

Dr. Robert J. Zydenbos
Mysore (India)
e-mail zydenbos at bigfoot.com

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