Elisa Freschi has worked on topics of Sanskrit Philosophy (especially Mīmāṃsā and Viśiṣṭādvaita Vedānta) and more in general on comparative philosophy, epistemology, philosophy of religion, philosophy of language, deontic logic and on the re-use of texts in Sanskrit śāstra (about which she has edited several volumes, published as special issues of the Journal of Indian Philosophy (2015), of Buddhist Studies Review (2017) and by Harrassowitz (2017)). She is a convinced upholder of reading Sanskrit philosophical texts within their history and understanding them through a philosophical approach.
Department of Philosophy, University of Toronto
Areas of expertise:
Mīmāṃsā, Viśiṣṭādvaita Vedānta
Languages of expertise:
English, Hindi, Manipravalam (Tamil), Sanskrit, Tamil, Other language