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Les origines du Vedānta comme tradition scolastique. État du problème, nouvelles hypothèses

Abstract : This study addresses the question of the origins of Vedānta as the Uttara-Mīmāṃsā ("Later Exegesis"), focussing on its conceptions in the field of hermeneutics rather than on the evolution of its doctrines. While some scholars consider that the Uttara-Mīmāṃsā was born from an internal crisis in the exegetical tradition, others claim that Vedānta was originally an independent philosophical movement that only later adopted the form of Vedic exegesis. Building on this opposition, the article considers various ruptures in the early history of the Vedāntic notion of the Sacred Text, reflected in works of the school and in other ancient sources, with a special focus on Bhartr̥ hari. It thus attempts to place in context the late appearance of the category of "utterances of the Vedānta," positing that it is a sign of a radical change in the conception of the Scriptures of the Brahmanical tradition between the 5th and 8th centuries.
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Hugo David. Les origines du Vedānta comme tradition scolastique. État du problème, nouvelles hypothèses. Bulletin de l'Ecole française d'Extrême-Orient, EFEO, 2016, 102 (1), pp.9-44. ⟨10.3406/befeo.2016.6230⟩. ⟨halshs-02417310⟩

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