Anvikshiki in Arthashastra: Kautilyan perspective of economy and philosophy
Kakali Roy Chowdhury
This paper aims to discuss Kautilya’s perspective of Anvikshiki in the context of Statecraft. The effort has been taken here to understand Kautilyan way of justifying the purpose of Anvikshiki in running state affairs. In general, the term Anvikshiki means Metaphysics or Logical Philosophy and Kautilya justified the addition of the same in the study of statecraft.