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Translated title of the contribution: The Enlightenment arrives from far away

V.A. van Bijlert

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Short essay on the Western ideas of Indian concepts of Enlightenment as spiritual experience. The article argues against orientalising views of Indian philosophy.
Translated title of the contributionThe Enlightenment arrives from far away
Original languageDutch
Number of pages4
JournalDe Gids. Literair Tijdschrift
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2017


  • Enlightenment
  • Orientalism
  • Philosophy

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