Hellenism and Hinduism

Hellenism and Hinduism

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Author: A A Hattangadi
Publisher: Indian Institute of Advanced Study
Year: 2004
Language: English
Pages: 187
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8179860442


The area and topics of discussion on this subject could be quite wide. Since many scholars, both in India and outside, have discussed some of the topics at length, the author has selected some basic concepts from the two cultures for discussion in this monograph.

The nature, origin, and evolution of languages, the concept of man and the idea of humanism, the concept of cosmology and cosmogony, the nature of justice, social justice, and the meaning and nature of ethics would be his main concern, as these elements form the very core of any culture and civilization.

Hellenism and Hinduism are basically responsible for the growth of the basic tenets of the Occidental and Oriental cultures, respectively. These concepts are the Perennial Philosophy of the civilized world. This book, result of author's work t the Indian Institute of Advanced Study, discusses some of the Great Ideas of the Greek and Indian "Cultures.




Origin and Evolution of Indo-European Languages

The Concept of Man and Humanism

Cosmogony and Cosmology

Concept of Justice, Social Justice and Ethics

In Retrospect