VAISESIKA


VAISESIKA
   one of the six schools of HINDU PHILOSOPHY which expounded an atomistic interpretation of the UNIVERSE. Around the tenth century it merged with the NYYA School to promote a FORM of THEISM based on METAPHYSICS and taught that GOD is the BEING who combines and separates the atoms of the universe.

Concise dictionary of Religion. 2012.

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  • VAISESIKA — VAI えE プIKA L’ensemble de la tradition hindoue est divisée en «systèmes» (dar ごana ) qui sont, en fait, des «points de vue», des «façons de considérer le réel», et dont chacun tend à se spécialiser dans un certain domaine: le Védânta (ved nta ),… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • vaišešika — vaišèšika ž DEFINICIJA fil. jedan od šest skolastičkih sustava indijske ortodoksne filozofije (daršana); prvenstveno se bavi prirodnim znanostima i temelji na atomističkoj teoriji o elementima ETIMOLOGIJA skr. vaiśešika: razlika, specifičnost …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • vaişeşika — VAIŞEŞÍKA s. f. şcoală filozofică indiană din sec. V a. Chr., care concepe substanţele (pământul, apa, focul şi aerul) în spiritul materialismului, ca fiind compuse din atomi, cărora li se adaugă sufletul şi intelectul. (cf. sanscr. vişeşa,… …   Dicționar Român

  • Vaiśeṣika — Este artículo o sección necesita referencias que aparezcan en una publicación acreditada, como revistas especializadas, monografías, prensa diaria o páginas de Internet fidedignas. Puedes añadirlas así o avisar …   Wikipedia Español

  • vaisesika — vai·se·si·ka …   English syllables

  • vaisesika — noun see vaisheshika …   Useful english dictionary

  • Indian philosophy — Any of the numerous philosophical systems developed on the Indian subcontinent, including both orthodox (astika) systems, namely, the Nyaya, Vaisheshika, Samkhya, Yoga, Mimamsa, and Vedanta schools of philosophy, and unorthodox (nastika) systems …   Universalium

  • Vaisheshika — Vaisheshika, or IAST|Vaiśeṣika, (Sanskrit:वैशॆषिक) is one of the six Hindu schools of philosophy (orthodox Vedic systems) of India. Historically, it has been closely associated with the Hindu school of logic, Nyaya. Vaisesika espouses a form of… …   Wikipedia

  • Philosophie indienne — On définit classiquement deux sortes de philosophies indiennes selon qu elles reconnaissent ou non l autorité du Veda : les philosophies āstika (आस्तिक en devanāgarī) sont celles qui reconnaissent l autorité du Veda et les Upanishads qui en… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Atomism — (from ancient Greek atomos, meaning uncuttable ) is a natural philosophy that developed in several ancient traditions. The atomists theorized that the natural world consists of two fundamental parts: indivisible atoms and empty void. According to …   Wikipedia


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