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Indian Philosophy in English: From Renaissance to Independence

Nalini Bhushan and Jay L. Garfield

Abstract

This book publishes English-language philosophical literature written in India during the period of British rule. The author's own chapters on the work of this period contextualize the philosophical essays collected and connect them to broader intellectual, artistic and political movements in India. This book yields a new understanding of cosmopolitan consciousness in a colonial context, of the intellectual agency of colonial academic communities, and of the roots of cross-cultural philosophy as it is practiced today. It transforms the canon of global philosophy, presenting for the first time ... More

Keywords: cross-cultural philosophy, Indian philosophy, British rule, India

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199769261
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199769261.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Nalini Bhushan, editor
Professor of Philosophy, Smith College

Jay L. Garfield, editor
Doris Silbert Professor in the Humanities and Professor of Philosophy, Smith College

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Part One National Identity

1 Pandits and Professors

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2 Rabindranath Tagore, “Nationalism in India” (1917)

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3 Aurobindo Ghosh, “The Renaissance in India” (1918)

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4 A. K. Coomaraswamy, “Indian Nationality” (1909)

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5 Lajpat Rai, “Reform or Revival?” (1904)

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7 K. C. Bhattacharyya, “Svaraj in Ideas” (1928)

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Part Two Aesthetics

1 A. K. Coomaraswamy, “Art and Swadeshi” (1910)

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2 Aurobindo Ghosh, “The Future Poetry” (1917–1918)

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3 Rabindranath Tagore, “Pathway to Mukti” (1925)

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4 B. K. Sarkar, “Viewpoints in Aesthetics” (1922)

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5 K. C. Bhattacharyya, “The Concept of Rasa” (1930)

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7 Art Experience 2

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8 An Indian in Paris

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Part Three Vedānta

2 Vivekananda, Jñāna Yoga (1915)

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3 A. C. Mukerji, “Absolute Consciousness” (1938)

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4 Ras Bihari Das, “The Falsity of the World” (1940)

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7 V. S. Iyer, Śaṅkara’s Philosophy (1955)

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9 Bringing Brahman Down to Earth

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Part Four Metaphysics and Epistemology

1 The Plato of Allahabad

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3 Hiralal Haldar, “Realistic Idealism” (1930)

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5 M. Hiriyanna, “The Problem of Truth” (1930)

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6 G. R. Malkani, “Philosophical Truth” (1949)

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7 A. C. Mukerji, “Traditional Epistemology” (1950)

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Part Five A Session of the Indian Philosophical Congress at Amalner, 1950

1 Symposium

Indra Sen, N. A. Nikam, Haridas Chaudhuri, and G. R. Malkani