The Harmony Principle

Philosophy East and West 63 (4):586-604 (2013)
  Copy   BIBTEX

Abstract

I once wrote to Daya ji about what seemed to me a paradox in contemporary Indian philosophy. It is one thing that Indian philosophers in academia do not engage with science, or even with its history and philosophy. It is quite another thing that they do not engage with ethics. Ethics, after all, is at the core of philosophy. Without an ethical principle one often does not know how to respond to something fundamentally new, such as the bewildering variety of new developments in science and technology that impinge on our daily life. I was disappointed that Indian philosophers remain engaged in the study of Spinoza, Kant, Hegel, and the like, or are immersed in Sanskrit texts—neither of which provide much guidance ..

Links

PhilArchive



    Upload a copy of this work     Papers currently archived: 91,202

External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server

Through your library

Similar books and articles

The Sure Thing Principle.Richard Jeffrey - 1982 - PSA: Proceedings of the Biennial Meeting of the Philosophy of Science Association 1982:719 - 730.
A core precautionary principle.Stephen M. Gardiner - 2006 - Journal of Political Philosophy 14 (1):33–60.
The Principle of Four-Cornered Negation in Indian Philosophy.P. T. Raju - 1954 - Review of Metaphysics 7 (4):694 - 713.
Things, relations and identity.Edwin B. Allaire - 1967 - Philosophy of Science 34 (3):260-272.
Эвристический Потенциал Метафизики.Vladimir A. Yakovlev - 2008 - Proceedings of the Xxii World Congress of Philosophy 15:337-342.
On the Equivalence Conjecture for Proof-Theoretic Harmony.Florian Steinberger - 2013 - Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic 54 (1):79-86.
The philosophy of harmony in classical confucianism.Chenyang Li - 2008 - Philosophy Compass 3 (3):423–435.

Analytics

Added to PP
2013-10-24

Downloads
29 (#518,760)

6 months
2 (#1,136,865)

Historical graph of downloads
How can I increase my downloads?

Citations of this work

No citations found.

Add more citations

References found in this work

No references found.

Add more references