January 25, 2013

Western learning ignited the pioneers of Indian nationalism

Raja Ram Mohun Roy - Page 150 Nalin C. Ganguly - 1934 - In rational thought the reformer was much influenced by the Muta'zalas (Moslem Rationalists) and the Absolute Vedanta, as well as by Locke, Rousseau, Hume, and the Encyclopaedists; yet he 'was above all and beneath all a religious ...
Studies on Sri Ramakrishna - Page 119 - Ramakrishna Mission. Institute of Culture - 1988 - In his 'pure and rational theism', he was widely influenced by the Mutazales and monistic Vedanta, as well as by Locke, Rousseau, Hume, and the Encyclopaedists. At all events, he studied the major religions and searched out the element common to them all, viz. the unity of God.
Encyclopaedia Indica: India, Pakistan, Bangladesh - Volume 100 - Page 223 - S. S. Shashi - 1996 - In his inaugural address read at the Sri Ramkrishna Centenary Parliament of Religion and published in the Modern Review in April 1937, Dr Brajendranath Seal said: The Religions of the world - Volume 1 - Page 110 - Ramakrishna Mission. Institute of CultureSri Ramakrishna Centenary Committee - 1938 -  Dr. Brajendra Nath Seal RAMMOHUN, KESHABCHANDRA AND RAMAKRISHNA Rammohun Roy, the precursor and in a very real sense the father of modern India, sought the Universal Religion, the common basis of the Hindu, Moslem, Christian and other faiths.
Glory Of Indian Culture - Page 84 Giriraj Shah Satya Pal Ruhela - 2003 - Preview The writings of Voltaire, Rousseau, Kant, Shakespeare, Locke, Hobbes, Schopenhauer, Mill, Dante, Nietzche and Karl Marx opened ... In this direction, pioneering work was done by Raja Ram Mohan Roy and Maharishi Debendranath Tagore.
Rammohun: a study - Page 32 - Nirmālya Bāgacī - 2005 - Brojendra Nath Seal has pointed out that Rammohun followed Voltaire and Volni when he classified mankind into four categories; and he had been influenced by Locke and Hume when he discussed the causes of superstitious beliefs.
Indian Political Thinkers: Modern Indian Political Thought - Page 18 - N. Jayapalan - 2000 - Preview Dr. Brajendra Nath Seal sums up his assessment of Roy as under : "He (Raja Ram Mohan Roy) gave a modern meaning and purpose to these ancient and medieval elements of Indian polity. He went on to link them up with representative ...
Taking factors such as these into account, Raja Rammohun Roy's patient debate with Marshman, and his support ... In both Shiv Nath Shastri's and Brajendrath Seal's assessment, the Raja's universalism points to a future in which religion ...
Swami Vivekananda: A Reassessment - Page 51 - Narasingha Prosad Sil - 1997 - Preview That he was deeply influenced by the Vedanta is attested to by his senior college mate Seal.52 Even Nivedita has reported Swamiji's acknowledgment of Rammohan's acceptance of the Vedanta, propagation of patriotism, and acceptance 3: ...
Ram Mohan Roy: social, political, and religious reform in 19th ... - Page xi - S. Cromwell Crawford - 1987 - For Sophia Dobson Collet, Ram Mohan presents "a most inspiring study for the New India of which he is the type and ... Brajendranath Seal credits him with having laid "the foundations of the true League of Nations in a league of National ...
Gandhi and the Challenge of Religious Diversity: Religious ... - Page 47 - Margaret Chatterjee - 2005 - Preview Raja Rammohun Roy (1772-1833), amidst his polemical encounters with Baptist missionaries, was anxious to maintain in ... but at the same time he did not accept any book or teacher as infallible'. Brajendranath Seal saw in him a man who ...
Modern Indian Political System: Problems and Prospects - Page 8 - B. K. Verma - 2006 - Preview - More editions Ram Mohan Roy was inspired by the teachings of Christian unitarianism and French enlightenment. Keshav Chandra ... Hegel's influence can be traced upon Brajendranath Seal, Aurobindo and Subhas Chandra Bose. Nietzsche's concept of...
Indian Political Thinkers: Modern Indian Political Thought - Page 14 -N. Jayapalan - 2000 - Preview Raja Ram Mohan Roy was a great champion of rights, Like Locke, Grotius and Paine, he accepted the theory of natural rights. Roy not only advocated the natural rights of life, property and liberty but also believed in the moral rights of the ...
Explorations in Modern Bengal, C. 1800-1900: Essays on Religion, ... - Page 31 - Amiya P. Sen - 2010 - Preview Rather than interpret or reinterpret dogma for the sake of defining belief, the greater intellectual challenge was to investigate the nature, tendency and function of belief itself. Like Locke and Newton whom he greatly admired, Rammohun ...
Social, Political, Economic, and Educational Ideas of Raja ... - Page 9 - Poonam Upadhyaya - 1990 - Preview - More editions But unlike some of the encyclopaedists, Rammohun was not a materialist. He also repudiated the ... As regards the political ideas of Rammohun Roy, he accepted like Locke, Grotius and Thomas Paine, the immutable sanctity of natural rights.
Calcutta: Society And Change 1690-1990 - Page 62 - Samaren Roy - 2005 - Preview - More editions Later Rammohun acquainted himself with the writings of empiricists from Bacon to Locke and Newton as well as the works of Hume, Voltaire and Tom Paine, and still later the Utilitarians. Never did Rammohun quote the Empiricists or Deists ...
Connected Worlds: History in Transnational Perspective - Page 260 - ANU E Press - 2005 - Preview - More editions In a careful analysis of the material conditions of Rammohun's thought, S. N. Mukherjee did not erect the usual barrier ... Rammohun's faith in individualism was inspired by Western political philosophy, more particularly by the works of Locke and Bentham, ...
Guru English: South Asian Religion in a Cosmopolitan Language - Page 41 - Srinivas Aravamudan - 2005 - Preview - More editions Rammohun was ultimately an anglicist, or an orientalist modernizer, depending upon one's interpretation. ... One of the earliest published accounts of an encounter with him by an English traveler records that he “quotes Locke and Bacon on ...
Vidyasagar: The Traditional Moderniser - Page 111 - Amales Tripathi - 1974 - Preview - More editions While Rammohun accepted British rule as affording pretection to natural rights, they might demand a government freely created by the consent of the Indians themselves, and even for an egalitarian right to property. Locke's utilitarian ethics ...
Gandhi And Indian Freedom Struggle - Page 144 - Mazhar Kibriya - 1999 - Preview Many of them studied the political ideas of Burke, Herbert Spencer, Macaulay, John Stuart Mill, Locke, Rousseau, Mazzini, Cavour, Voltaire, and Thomas Paine, and were imbued... Raja Ram Mohan Roy, Dadabhai Naoroji, W.C. Banerjea, Surendranath Banerjce, Pherozeshah Mehta, Gopal Krishna Gokhale, and D.E. Watcha were all educated in Western learning, and they became the first pioneers of Indian nationalism.
Ram Mohan Roy, his era and ethics - Page 32 -S. Cromwell Crawford - 1984 - The best-known guardian of the old ways was Radha Kanta Deb who crossed swords with Ram Mohan on more than one ... They sat at the feet of philosophers such as Locke, Hume, Reid, Stewart, Brown, Bentham; scientists, such as Dewey and Newton, social thinkers such as Tom Paine, Voltaire, and Adam Smith; and were...
History of political thought from Rammohun to Dayananda (1821-84) - Page 126 - Bimanbehari Majumdar - 1934 - Aristotle, Bacon, Locke, Comte, Laplace and Malthus. Not only does he mention their names ... The method of investigation followed by Akshoykumar differs fundamentally from that of Raja Rammohun Roy. The Raja drew his conclusions ...
Rammohun Roy: prophet of modern India - Page 76 - Sajal Basu - 2003 - Rammohun, the Father of Modern Political Movements in India. As the history of Western political thought ... like Plato and Aristotle in the ancient world, from Aquinas and Marsigli in the middle ages, and from Hobbes, Locke, Kant, Hegel, ...
Islam and the modern age - Volume 4 - Page 80 - Islam and the Modern Age Society - 1973 - Ram Mohan was thoroughly familiar with the writings of Voltaire, Rousseau, Locke, Jefferson and Thomas Paine. He drew inspiration from the spirit of the French and American Revolutions. He was so much stirred by the French Revolution ...
Hindu revivalism in Bengal: Rammohan to Ramakrishna - Page 19 - Kamal Kumar Ghatak - 1991 - Bacon to Locke and Newton as well as the propaganda of free thinkers like Hume, Gibbon, Voltaire, Tom Paine and others gradually confirmed Rammohun in his rejection of miracle, dogma and ritual. In his first philosphical work, the ...
Politics & society: Ram Mohan Roy to Nehru - Page 26 - Gollapalli Nagabhushana SarmaMoin Shakir - 1983 - Ram Mohan Roy was also acquainted with the writings of Bacon, Locke, Blackstone, Bentham, Montesquieu and Adam Smith. The whole effort of Ram Mohan Roy was to create a "new '' religion on the basis of the rational interpretation of the ...
Recovering Liberties: Indian Thought in the Age of Liberalism and ... - C. A. Bayly - 2011 - Preview - More editions Equally, Recovering Liberties contributes to the rapidly developing field of global intellectual history, demonstrating that the ideas we associate with major Western thinkers - Mills, Comte, Spencer and Marx - were received and transformed ...
Indian society: historical probings, in memory of D. D. Kosambi - Page 359 - R. S. Sharma - 1974 - It is not possible to single out any particular Western work which had influenced Rammohun most. But his works and correspondence clearly show that he was well acquainted with the works of Bacon, Locke, Blackstone and Bentham. It is ...

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