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Modern Science and the Discourse of Jain Neo-Orthodoxy

Like most religious communities, Jains have res­ponded in a variety of creative ways to the phenomenon of modernity, and to the rise of modern science in particular. P. Dundas defines three basic modes of thought and practice that predominate in contemporar…

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Long, Jeffery D., “Science”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Jainism Online, Denison University University of Edinburgh University of Bergen University of California, Berkeley John E. Cort, Paul Dundas, Knut A. Jacobsen, Kristi L. Wiley. Consulted online on 08 June 2023 <>
First published online: 2020

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