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Debates in Indian Philosophy: Classical, Colonial, and Contemporary

A. Raghuramaraju


This book elucidates the debate between Swami Vivekananda and Mahatma Gandhi, V.D. Savarkar and Gandhi, and Sri Aurobindo and Krishnachandra Bhattacharyya. It also compares and contrasts for the first time, scholars like Sudhir Kakar and Tapan Raychaudhuri. The debates in classical, colonial and contemporary Indian philosophy are specifically reported. A discussion on Indian state, civil society, religion and politics is presented. Moreover, the association between science and spiritualism is explained.

Keywords: Indian philosophy, Swami Vivekananda, Mahatma Gandhi, V.D. Savarkar, Sri Aurobindo, Krishnachandra Bhattacharyya, science, spiritualism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780195693027
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693027.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

A. Raghuramaraju, author
Department of Philosophy, University of Hyderabad