Author: C R B Menon
Publisher: Chetana Publications
ISBN/UPC (if available): N/A
In this challenging work the author makes a frontal attack on the modern and contemporary philosophy. He holds that philosophy has totally failed to be of any utility to man in his practical as well as intellectual spheres of life. Philosophers have not cared to employ any uniform methods of investigations, due to which instead of building up a body of systematized and organized knowledge like the sciences, philosophy ahs adumbrated conclusions which are vague, wooly and imprecise-a mere conglomeration of heterogeneous ideas contrary to one another and often even self-contradictory!
No two philosophers can understand each other. How then an ordinary man can understand them and seek guidance and light from the phantasmagoria of their ill-defined and inconclusive ideology?
The biological theory of knowledge propounded by the author does not make any ex-cathedra pronouncements, as the philosophers do. The basic structure of this theory is built on man’s intelligence as a biological equipment given to him by Nature for purposes of life. And this intelligence, according to the author, is the starting point in man’s search for truth. The book, in short, is a feat of reason-brilliant, defiant, but constructiv
A Biological Theory of Knowledge
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Man’s Body and Mind
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