Introduction to Eastern Ways of Thinking (An)

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  • Author :N.L. Gupta
  • Year of Publication :2003
  • ISBN: :9788180690037
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: XII, 348
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: Education, Philosophy

About the Book :

This is an humble effort to highlight the spiritual vision of the Eastern cultures in a precise and critical manner with a broad base of various ethical, social, cultural and spiritual values. In this book philosophical themes have been dealt with angle that may reflect the ways of life, ways of thinking, ways of feeling, ways of action, ways of devotion and so on. The East is well known for its traditionalism as well as its love for learning of various branches of knowledge, including the knowledge of science and technology. Readers will find critical exposition of socio cultural values of the Eastern cultures in the present book. The work may help new generation and inquisitive readers understand how leading thinkers of eh East have looked at life, the traditions of their ancestors, and the world they live in.

About Author :

N.L. Gupta (b.1940) is the first scholar to obtain a Ph. D. from two different faculties of Nagpur University. He has a series of Postgraduate degrees and many firsts at his credit. He is the first candidate to submit a thesis for D. Litt. in R.S. University, Raipur. Recently, he has been awarded by Maharashtra Hindi Granth Academy for the best work on literary criticism styled as "Nav Manavatavadi Chintan" (Neohumanistic Thought). Dr. Gupta is a prolific writer. Besides many research papers, he has 46 books in both Hindi and English to his credit. Dr. Gupta writings have a very brad spectrum of themes which include Literature, History, Culture, Education, Sociology, Philosophy, Theology and so on. He is considered to be the authority on "Value Education" on which he has contributed as many as six books with different angles. Latest in the series was Education and Values in the Mahabharata, Mulaya Parak Shiksha of about 400 pages published form Ajmer, has been profusely quoted by the scholars. He retired as Assistant Commissioner, Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh and settled at Nagpur.