Erich Frauwallner


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An Austrian Indologist and Buddhologist who held the chair of Indian and Iranian studies at the University of Vienna. His History of Indian Philosophy (Geschichte der Indischen Philosophie, 2 vols. 1953), although never completed, contains valuable analyses of early Upaniṣadic material, and the Sāṃkhya, Yoga, and Vaiśeṣika systems.

Subjects: Hinduism.

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