Posted: 22.09.2011
By Hermann Jacobi
The paper by Hermann Jacobi was published in Indian Antiquary (Vol. 9, 1880, pp. 158-163). In terms of research history this essay is of special importance since the author accentuates Jainism as an independent religion instead of a Buddhist heresy, as it was described by many contemporary scholars. On Mahāvīra and his Predecessors [158] In the Indian Antiquary, vol. VIII, p. 311, a paper on the Six Tirthakas...
Posted: 16.09.2011
By Hermann Jacobi
The article was first published in Transactions of the 3rd International Congress for the History of Religions (Vol. 2, Oxford 1908, pp. 59-66) and reissued later in the miscellany volume Studies in Jainism (Allahabad 1946, pp. 48-60). To make this online reissue citeable, the page numbers are added to the text ( see squared brackets ). The Metaphysics and Ethics of the Jainas [59] All who approach Jain...
Posted: 15.09.2011
By Hermann Jacobi
This essay (part I) by Hermann Jacobi is taken from his work Studies in Jainism (Allahabad 1946, pp. 61-85). To make this online reissue citeable, the page numbers are added to the text ( see squared brackets ). The Place of Jainism in the Development of Indian Thought (Part I) [61] In the present paper I propose to investigate the development of philosophical ideas in ancient India at the time when Jainism...
Posted: 15.09.2011
By Hermann Jacobi
This essay (part II) by Hermann Jacobi is taken from his work Studies in Jainism (Allahabad 1946, pp. 61-85). To make this online reissue citeable, the page numbers are added to the text ( see squared brackets ). The Place of Jainism in the Development of Indian Thought (Part II) For Part the First of this essay see ► The Place of Jainism in the Development of Indian Thought (Part I) Part the Second The Vedic...

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