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Vol 2 September 2012 Chinthaamani (2)

Vol 2 September 2012 Chinthaamani (2)

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Published by Dr Suvarna Nalapat
Commemmoratig Teacher's day a few great world teachers are remembered
Commemmoratig Teacher's day a few great world teachers are remembered

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A journal From Dr Suvarna Nalapat Trust for Education and Research.VOL 2 September 2012.Special Issue on Teacher’s Day
Dr Suvarna Nalapat9/5/2012
Contents: 1. Dr S.Radhakrishnan2. Christ and Buddha3. Euler4. Immanuel KantTeacher’s Day special Issue on September 5:- Dr S.Radhakrishnan; Noble Eight-Fold Path of Christ andthe Buddha; Euler –The Master of All; Immanuel Kant and his Transcendental Deductions
Dr Sarveppalli Radhakrishnan, India’s first Vice Presidentand Second President was a Philosopher. On Teacher’s day, we remember him fondly for hiscontributions in the field of Philosophy. As a token of respect to all teachers, on this day, we start our journal remembering him.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarvepalli_Radhakrishnan Radhakrishnan stated that Western philosophers, despite all claims toobjectivity, wereinfluenced bytheologicalinfluences of their own culture.
Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, Charles Moore(eds.),
 A Source Book in Indian Philosophy
, Princeton: Princeton University Press 1989, 610–639
) .He wrote books onIndian philosophyaccording to Western academic standards, and made all efforts for the West to give serious consideration to Indian philosophy. In his book 
 An Idealist View of Life
,he made a powerful case for the importance of intuitive thinking as opposed to purely intellectualforms of thought. He is well known for his commentaries on thePrasthana Trayinamely, theBhagavadgita, theUpanishadsand theBrahma Sutra.
"Reading a book gives us the habit of solitary reflection andtrue enjoyment" "When we think we learn we cease toknow" "A literary genius, it is said, resembles all, though noone resembles him”Works by Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
Indian Philosophy 
(1923) Vol.1, 738 pages. Vol 2, 807 pages.Oxford University Press.
The Hindu View of Life
(1926), 92 pages
 An Idealist View of Life
(1929), 351 pages
Review:E.A. Burtt(Cornell University),
The Philosophical Review 
, Vol. 44, No. 2, (Mar.,1935), pp. 205–207
"Those who have read the author's previous volumes or have heard him speak areaccustomed to associate with him warmth and vigor of style, penetrating flashes of keenanalysis, and detailed familiarity with past and present philosophies in both east and west.In these respects none will find the book disappointing."
Eastern Religions and Western Thought 
(1939), Oxford University Press, 396 pages
Religion and Society 
(1947), George Allen and Unwin Ltd., London, 242 pages
The Bhagavadgītā: with
an introductory essay, Sanskrit text, English translation and notes
 (1948), 388 pages
The Dhammapada
(1950), 194 pages, Oxford University Press
The Principal Upanishads
(1953), 958 pages, HarperCollins Publishers Limited
Recovery of Faith
(1956), 205 pages
 A Source Book in Indian Philosophy 
(1957), 683 pages, Princeton University Press
Review:E.A. Burtt(Cornell University),
The Philosophical Review 
, Vol. 67, No. 3, (July1958), pp. 411–412
"I believe this is the first time I have written a review when no negative criticism of anykind seemed to me warranted. ... No one interested in Indian thought who does not expectto master the original materials can dispense with this book."
Religion, Science & Culture
(1968), 121 pages
Works on Radhakrishnan

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