Reflections on Indian Wisdom: Philosophical Perspectives (Essays in Honour of Prof. G.C. Nayak)
Kar, Bijayananda (Ed.)
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Book ID : 32191
ISBN-10 : 81-7305-332-4 / 8173053324
ISBN-13 : 978-81-7305-332-0 / 9788173053320
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Edition : (First Edition)
Language : English
viii, 194p., Index, 23 cm.
CONTENTS:- 1. Sankara on human embodiment/John M. Koller. 2. The spirituality of Lila/K.R. Sundararajan. 3. Early Mimamsa on language/John Brockington. 4. Plotinus and the contemplative life/Rabindra Raj Singh. 5. Humanism in Swami Vivekananda's philosophy: some critical observations/S.B.P. Sinha. 6. The Buddhist theory of two-faceted knowledge/S.R. Bhatt. 7. A note on contemporary Indian philosophy/R.P. Srivastava. 8. On the very idea of metaphysics/R.C. Pradhan. 9. Wittgenstein and Kant/S. Shyamkishore Singh. 10. Reason and revelation in Sankara/R.L. Singh. 11. Logical positivism and the Advaitic metaphysics/S. Mishra. 12. Two competing interpretations of Sankara: G. Misra and G.C. Nayak/Kalyan Kumar Bagchi. 13. Sankara and Vakyarthavicarana: a study of Prof. G.C. Nayak's understanding of Advaita/S. Panneerselvam. 14. Dharma: rules, virtues and paradigmatic individuals/S.S. Rama Rao Pappu. 15. Rethinking the two faces of Svaraja: pre-independence and post-independence/Rajendra Prasad. 16. Equality: slogan and Utopia/Arun K. Mookerjee. 17. Commonism: an analytical review/Bijayananda Kar.
Reflection of Indian Wisdom is a stimulative survey of different aspects of Indian Wisdom and philosophy and it contains seventeenth reflective essay by reputed indological researches, both from India and abroad. The issues raised in the essays pertain to metaphysics, theology, philosophy of language and socio political philosophy.
The book constitutes the literary tributes from the admirers, colleagues and pupils of Prof. G.C. Nayak, one of the foremost Indologist of the country. Perceptive, insightful and reflective, the book will prove to be an invaluable asset not only to academicians, orientalists, researches and libraries but also to the lay readers.