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From Plato to Derrida - The BB House Discusses Philosophy

Discussion in 'Big Brother House' started by deltron_zero, Jun 30, 2002.

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  1. deltron_zero

    deltron_zero Jedi Master star 6

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    Radhakrishnan, i'm not familiar with him. indian philosophy is one tradition that i've never really studied.

    was he hindu?

    EDIT: and yeah Debo i think you're pretty much right on as far as american philosophy goes.
     
  2. Bithysith

    Bithysith Jedi Knight star 5

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    His philosophy was based on Vedic ideas. :)

    Here's a very interesting page about his [link=http://www.msci.memphis.edu/~ramamurt/srk_phil.html]life and writings[/link].
    My husband is Hindu and first introduced me to Radhakrishnan.
     
  3. Debo

    Debo Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    I've tried to read the Eastern philosophy books that were popular during the 60s (via George Harrison), but -- and this may sound odd -- they always seemed too right to me. I agreed with everything, so it didn't really interest me.

    Though I know that's not really true.
     
  4. deltron_zero

    deltron_zero Jedi Master star 6

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    he looks to be a very interesting and prolific thinker. i've read and studied the upanishads, but the only modern indian thinker that i've had any experience with is Sri Aurobindo.
     
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