Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, 1888-1975

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Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan 1888-1975:

Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan 1888-1975

Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan:

Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Madras University, The Ethics of the Vedanta and Its Metaphysical Presuppositions Note the tradition from which he begins “Religious feeling must establish itself as a rational way of living. If ever the spirit is to be at home in this world, and not merely a prisoner or a fugitive, spiritual foundations must be laid deep and preserved worthily. Religion must express itself in reasonable thought, fruitful action and right social institutions.”

Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan:

1909, Department of Philosophy, Madras Presidency College 1918, University of Mysore 1921, University of Calcutta 1929, Oxford 1939, Banaras Hindu University 1946-52, Indian delegation to UNESCO 1949-52, Ambassador to USSR 1952-62, Vice-president of India 1953-62, Chancellor, University of Delhi 1962-67, President of India Died 1975 Teacher’s day is September 5 (his birthday) each year Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan:

Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan:

Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan “The future of civilization depends upon the return of spiritual awareness to the hearts and minds of men. To this purpose the contribution of Indian philosophy, with its agelong spiritual emphasis, is inestimable and indispensable.”

Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan:

Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Attitudes of the Indian philosophical mind Philosophy is a spiritual adventure Philosophy is intimately related to life Philosophy is introspective Ātmavidyā, knowledge of the self Reality is ultimately one and ultimately spiritual Reason is not sufficient for knowledge of the ultimate; Intuition is required Philosophy turns to those who have realized the truth Philosophy develops a synthetic vision

Philosophy of Religion:

Philosophy of Religion Religion integrates the whole person Philosophy of religion explains the inter-relation of things of the world, selves, and the ultimate ground of things and selves.

Integral Insight:

Integral Insight There are different types of knowledge. Perceptual knowledge is of that below us. Conceptual or logical knowledge is of that that is with us. (discursive) Spiritual knowledge is concerned with that that is above us. (intuitive) This is integral knowledge We are beings of spiritual experience (art, music, love)

Integral Insight:

Integral Insight In this apprehension, we have a knowledge of being, an immediate knowledge. anger self All peoples have traditions of the direct experience of God. These engage our whole persons. This is not an inexpressible God.

Integral Insight:

Integral Insight Nature of spiritual experience Engages the whole person White radiance; joy Of transcendent and immanent\not individual salvation Involves a life of contemplation and action (187) spiritual freedom is not moral autonomy

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