I still fail to see how unified monism
would be compatible with the theism of the great monotheistic religions, particularly the doctrine of creation from nothing.
62) Like Nigg, Drews believed that natural scientific monism
could not maintain a religious system, "for a religion that wants to be everything but communion with God and a relationship to a transcendent is a knife without a blade.
The Mutual-Transition of Legal Monism
, Normative Pluralism and Idea of Just Law must be based on Universal Human Rights Law as Basic Norms, and this process must be repeated spirally, cyclically and endlessly [i.
The ideology of the eternal, unchanging sanatana dharma combines with neo-Vedantic monism
and as such subsumes difference into a meta-category that coincides with one particular Hindu sectarian ideology.
There is no point in studying the "bad" part--whether monism
or idealism--unless one either subscribes to the well-known critique of it, or else defends the "bad" part by indicating that it has some elements of the "good" part (pluralism or materialism).
It is more specific and detailed than the two earlier versions about the mechanisms of evolutionary changes in the human species and indirectly about dualism in the poet's confrontation with Sir Julian's monism
x), and calls it a "distinct alternative," a "neglected possibility for answering the question," a "complete break with Christian monism
, whether exclusivistic or inclusivistic" (p.
Dasgupta is cited for maintaining that the philosophy embedded in Hinduism is not monism
or radical idealism but an ontology of plurality-within-unity, termed bhedabheda in Sanskrit, which treats the world as real--a presupposition consistently denied by Orientalist discourse, which was wholeheartedly devoted to celebrating the supposed idealism of Hindu thought.
Ontologically Neppe and Close claim to be monists--apparently they hold (as did William James) a form of "neutral monism
Here, we need to know that the NRP model endorses three key claims: (a) ontological monism
, (b) the irreducibility of the mental to the physical, and (c) the supervenience of the mental on the physical.
They can provide deeper understandings of Hinduism by, for instance, showing that Advaita draws us beyond both dualism and monism
sought unity of mind and body through the phenomenon of vibrations, and it led Priestley to embrace a unitary view of matter and spirit.