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Hindu perspectives on evolution : Darwin, dharma, and design /

by Brown, Cheever Mackenzie.
Series: Routledge Hindu studies series Published by : Routledge, (London ; | New York :) Physical details: xii, 276 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. ISBN:9780415779708 (hardback); 9780203135532 (ebook); 0203135539 (ebook); 0415779707 (hardback). Year: 2012
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [256]-268) and index.

Design and Darwin in the Hindu dharma traditions -- Creationism and evolutionism in the ancient and classical traditions -- Manifestation and apparent design in the Advaita Vedānta of Śaṅkara -- Theism and atomistic design in the Nyāya-Vaiśeṣika of Udayana -- Design discounted in the Viśiṣṭādvaita Vedānta of Rāmānuja -- Design and Darwin in the colonial period -- The Vedāntic deism of Rammohan Roy -- Design and the intuitive theism of Debendranath Tagore -- Design and the religious evolutionism of Keshab Chandra Sen -- The modern Vedic creationism of Dayananda Saraswati -- The modern Advaitic evolutionism of Swami Vivekananda -- The integrative evolutionism of Sri Aurobindo Ghose -- Design and Darwin in the post-colonial period -- Design and Darwin in the contemporary Hindu world -- Conclusion : what role for Brahmā?