60. The Buddha and I: Indian Influence on Islamic and European Thought
The impact of ancient Indian thought upon the Muslim scholar al-Bīrūnī and upon European thinkers like Hume, Hegel, and Schopenhauer.
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• P. Abelsen, “Schopenhauer and Buddhism,” Philosophy East and West 43 (1993), 255-78.
• A. Gopnik, “Could David Hume have Known about Buddhism? Charles Francois Dolu, the Royal College of La Flèche, and the Global Jesuit Intellectual Network,” Hume Studies 35 (2009), 5–28.
• W. Halbfass, India and Europe: An Essay in Philosophical Understanding (Albany: 1988).
• M. Kozah, The Birth of Indology as an Islamic Science (Leiden: 2015).
• A.L. Macfie (ed.), Eastern Influences on Western Philosophy: A Reader (Edinburgh: 2003).
• M. Nicholls, “The Influences of Eastern Thought on Schopenhauer’s Doctrine of The Thing-In-Itself,” in C. Janaway (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Schopenhauer (Cambridge: 1999), 171–212.
• K. van Bladel, “The Bactrian Background of the Barmakids,” in A. Akasoy, C. Burnett and R. Yoeli-Tlalim (eds), Islam and Tibet: Interactions along the Musk Routes (Farnham: 2011), 43-88.