Despite this synthetic impulse, Radhakrishnan is careful to explain that the two disciplines are not wholly the same. Arguably, these characterizations are "imagined" in the sense that they reflect the philosophical and religious realities of neither "East" nor "West. It is in this sense that we may refer to experiences which occur under the auspices of one or other of the religions as "religious experiences".
Biography and Context a. Moreover, the Cold War divided East and West leaving each side suspicious of the other and on the defensive. In a short, but revealing passage, Radhakrishnan characterizes religion in terms of "personal experience.
The provocation of expression is, for Radhakrishnan, testimony to the creative impulse of intuition.
However vital and significant these sides of life may be, they are but partial and fragmented constituents of a greater whole, a whole which is experienced in its fullness and immediacy in religious intuition. II, Number 3 Decemberpp. Radhakrishnan seems to be suggesting that the direct proximity to an external object one encounters in sense perception is compromised when the perception is interpreted and subsequently incorporated into a more systematic, though presumably higher, form of knowledge through discursive reasoning.
Lectures Delivered in China in May Creators of the Modern Spirit: Ewing, Paul Arthur Schilpp, et al. There is, for Radhakrishnan, a continual system of "checks and balances" between intuition and the logical method of discursive reasoning.
Moore The Brahma Sutra: The Theosophists not only applauded the ancient wisdom they claimed to have found in India, but were persistent advocates of a philosophical, spiritual, and scientific meeting of East and West.
They record the spiritual experiences of souls strongly endowed with the sense of reality. Some Problems" in Edgar Shefield Brightman ed.
The West is rational and logical, while the East is predominantly religious and mystical. Religions, too, rely not so much on individual experiences or on innate feelings — like a sensus numinosus Rudolf Otto — but rather on behavioral patterns acquired and learned in childhood.
The Profile of a Universalist. Even so, Radhakrishnan holds that there is "no such thing as pure experience, raw and undigested. William James was influential in religion, and John Dewey has been a force in politics.Dr.
Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was born on September 5,at Tiruttani, near Madras, in South India. He had a multi-faceted personality. He was a scholar, renowned professor, orator, able administrator, creative writer, well-known philosopher, diplomat, statesman and.
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Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan’s most popular book is The Principal Upanishads. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was born on 5 September, in Tirutani, a well-known religious center in the Madras State. He was the second son of Veera Samayya, a tehsildar in a zamindari.
He was the second son of. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was born on September 5,at Tiruttani, forty miles to the north-east of Madras, in South India. His early years were spent in Tiruttani and Tirupati, both famous as pilgrim centres.
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Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan (—) As an academic, philosopher, and statesman, Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan () was one of the most recognized and influential Indian thinkers in academic circles in the 20th century.Download