Andrew Nicholson at The Indian Philosophy Blog - 3 hours ago
Jonardon Ganeri of NYU gave a lecture at Stony Brook University on March 2, 2016 entitled “Why Philosophy Must Go Global.” In this lecture Prof. Ganeri draws from Jain nayavāda and Madhyamaka Buddhism to argue for “a pluralism of epistemic stances” (not to be confused with epistemic relativism). He maintains that philosophy graduate programs must do a better job of presenting multiple approaches, including the teachings of non-western philosophical traditions.
This might be seen as a kind of mission statement for Stony Brook’s new MA program, “History of Philosophies, East and West.” It is a joint MA program sponsored by our Department of Philosophy and Department of Asian & Asian American Studies.
The Hindu-15 hours ago
... educator and writer with more than 26 years in the field of education and the study of Sri Aurobindo's Evolutionary vision and education, and ...
At a recent one-day seminar on “Harmony in Management” organised by Sri Aurobindo Centre for Advanced Research (SACAR), speakers ...
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Robert J. Richards - 2009 - Science
43 Dov Ospovat provided the most searching and rich analysis of Darwin's use of recapitulation. ... 46 It was rather "Haeckel, not Darwin, who popularized the recapitulation theory as an integral part of late-nineteenth-century evolutionism.
9 hours ago - ... cosmological signnificance that suggested purpose and progress are Alfred North Whitehead, Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, Jean Gebser, and Sri Aurobindo.
19 hours ago - Open-source religions employ open-source methods for the sharing, construction
, and adaptation of religious belief systems, content, and practice.
Before the coinage of the term open-source in 1998 or even the birth of the Free Software movement, the Principia Discordia (1963), a Discordian religious text written by Greg Hill with Kerry Wendell Thornley, included the following Copyright disclaimer, "Ⓚ All Rites Reversed – reprint what you like." By 1970, the implications of the disclaimer were being discussed in other underground publications.
Open-source religions employ open-source methods for the sharing, construction, and adaptation of religious belief systems, content, and practice. In comparison to religions utilizing proprietary, authoritarian, hierarchical, and change-resistant structures, open-source religions emphasize sharing in a culturalCommons, participation, self-determination, decentralization, and evolution. They apply principles used in organizing communities developing open-source software for organizing group efforts innovating with human culture. New open-source religions may develop their rituals, praxes, or systems of beliefs through a continuous process of refinement and dialogue among participating practitioners. Organizers and participants often see themselves as part of a more generalized open-source and free-culture movement.
- Evan Goldin (May 2008). "Redefining God: Religion 2.0". Ning.com. Archived from the original on April 15, 2012. — on the beginnings of Religion 2.0 and the "Religion of 'what is'".
- Thomas Goetz (November 2003). "Open Source Everywhere". Wired Magazine. — on the explosion of open source collaboration notes the existence of "open source projects in law and religion."
- Dave McKenna (November 2004). "Liberation dot com". The Silhouette. Archived from the original on March 3, 2007. — on the relationship between human liberation and Internet-based open source innovations, with a specific reference to open source religions
- Charles Piller (23 July 2006). "Divine Inspiration From the Masses; Open-source programming's organizing principle has been embraced in medical research, engineering – even religion". LA Times.
November 26, 2006 BY RAMACHANDRA GUHA
Golwalkar's book disparages democracy as alien to the Hindu ethos and extols the code of Manu...
THIS column generally deals more - much more - in appreciation than in depreciation. However, it is obligatory on the historian to also (occasionally) notice individuals whose influence on history was malign rather than salutary. One such person was the Hindu ideologue M.S. Golwalkar, whose birth anniversary his followers are marking this year.
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