October 18, 2016

Sri Aurobindo shows want of empirical substantiations

Announcement: @pbmehta will give two Jindal lectures next week @SouthAsiaBrown on Iqbal and Aurobindo. https://t.co/AQP6x0KrlK  (1/2)
The second lecture, "Metaphysics of Avoidance: Self and History in Aurobindo," will take place on Friday, October 28th at 2:00 p.m. Pratap Bhanu Mehta, is president and chief executive of the Centre for Policy Research (CPR), new Delhi.  

The Political Philosophy of Sri Aurobindo - Page 76

I have a strong conviction that as a philosopher reflecting and generalizing on comparative history, Aurobindo shows sometimes want of empirical substantiations of his generalizations. But his exalted patriotic attempt to reveal the intellectual ...

Studies in the history of religions. 1 - Page 95

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2) What is at stake here is again not a split between the Tantras and Aurobindo, but rather a matter of "greater ... 6) Moreover, the Tantric line is clear in that Aurobindo shows a development of interiorization in regard to the subtle physiology.

Spectrum History of Indian Literature in English - Page 238

16 This will indicate that Aurobindo is like the English romantic poets who often become moralist too. ... (New Delhi : Samkaleen Prakashan, 1981) already shows glimpses of deep mystic insights that Aurobindo had as an original poet.

The Lives of Sri Aurobindo: A Biography

Peter Heehs - 2008 - ‎Preview - ‎More editions
Peter Heehs, one of the founders of the Sri Aurobindo Ashram Archives, is the first to relate all the aspects of Aurobindo's life in its entirety.

The Indian Imagination: Critical Essays on Indian Writing in English

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III Aurobindo's eloquent and perspicuous analysis of the dominant characteristic of various cultural and racial groups, the ... In particular, it shows a strong psychological tendency in Aurobindo's mind to philosophize history in universal terms.

The Essential Aurobindo - Page 267

and human history, so does each soul successively accumulate new personalities, each appropriate for its own history ... Aurobindo's response to the Buddhist position shows the extent of his commitment to the reality of both the self and the ...

Sri Aurobindo Ghosh and Bal Gangadhar Tilak: The Spirit of Freedom

Aurobindo does not show much concern for economic freedom. He gives precedence to political freedom and argues that economic freedom is not necessary for the attainment of political freedom. He argues that history shows that poor ...

Sri Aurobindo's Philosophy of Social Development - Page 161

Sri Aurobindo accepts the need and possibility of a philosophy of religion. ... Thus reason has played an important part in religious history by destroying much that is effete, corrupt and injurious. ... It shows the limitations of the Religion 161.

Sri Aurobindo and Karl Marx: Integral Sociology and Dialectical ...

But his belief in the constancy of class antagonism down the epochs of history is nothing more than a speculative hypothesis ... Obviously the fact that man does not like to find himself in fetters shows that social relations are to a great extent ...

Sri Aurobindo: A Contemporary Reader - Page 21

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It is, however, in the domain of Indian history or historiography that Sri Aurobindo has been critiqued the most by ... Historian Peter Heehs shows how Sri Aurobindo has been misunderstood by the Left and appropriated by the Right over nearly ...

Sri Aurobindo Or the Adventure of Consciousness

Satprem, ‎Adriano Lucchese - 2015 - ‎No preview - ‎More editions
This now classic introduction to Sri Aurobindo not only tells us the story of his life-in itself a remarkable adventure-but Satprem also takes us along in a methodical exploration of Sri Aurobindo's integral yoga, showing how it leads to a ...

Knowledge, Consciousness and Religious Conversion in Lonergan and ...

Where Aurobindo does not neglect action in the world, but still would see the mental consciousness as inferior to the ... The history of religious experience shows an endless variety of processes and perturbations in the lives of men and ...

The Lives of Sri Aurobindo - Page 16

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As Aurobindo's younger contemporary G.K. Chesterton wrote, the school was “chiefly celebrated for winning scholarships at the ... In addition he read “divinity”—the Greek New Testament, Anglican doctrine, and church history— as well as French literature and the works of William Shakespeare. ... This shows how high the standard was, however: Bailey became an internationally known classicist.