was made by Debiprasad Chattopadhyaya. The publication of his pioneering work Lokayata: A Study in Ancient Indian Materialism. () with its scholarly. Results 1 – 16 of 17 Taranatha’s History of Buddhism in India. 1 December by Alaka Chattopadhaya and Debiprasad Chattopadhyaya. Cārvāka/Lokāyata: An Anthology of Source Materials and Some Recent Studies. Debiprasad Chattopadhyaya & Mrinalkanti Gangopadhyaya (eds.) –

Author: Zuludal Zurn
Country: Saudi Arabia
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Automotive
Published (Last): 17 November 2005
Pages: 444
PDF File Size: 7.3 Mb
ePub File Size: 2.24 Mb
ISBN: 603-8-79347-511-2
Downloads: 90415
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Zulkis

An Annotated Conversation with Ramkrishna Bhattacharya. I do feel that your philological and philosophical analysis has been here a really splendid contribution.

D. P. Chattopadhyaya – Wikipedia

He calls the book the “most powerful ideological weapon” to “destroy the fiction of Indian wisdom being essentially God oriented. Conciliation, Conflict, or Complementarity: Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University’s proxy server Configure custom proxy use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy.

He taught philosophy at the University of Calcutta for two decades. A Study in Ancient Indian Materialism and other texts, was one of the most significant contributions, states Rajendra Prasad. Lennox – – Ddebiprasad Studies in Ancient Philosophy 3: This article has no associated abstract.

This is yet another provocative critique of the standard accounts of Indian philosophy and religion. Further, it considers the role of the law-givers like Manu in establishing the supremacy of the idealist traditions, and how due to the censor and censure anti-idealists like Varahamihira and Brahmagupta worked out their philosophies in distinctive Aesopian languagedeveloping their own modes of camouflaging their ideas.


Evolving Perspectives on Science and History: Studies in the Origin and Development of Greek Science. History of Western Philosophy. Find it on Scholar.

Search results

These requirements, as understood here, are secularism, rationalism and science-orientation”. Dua Hemlata Gupta K. He has written this book Lokayata: A Study in Ancient Indian Materialism against the old fashioned conception that India was and is the land of dreamers and mystics”.

It is truly extraordinary that we should have approached ancient Chinese and ancient Indian civilisations with such similar results And, “an essential pre-condition for moving forward to Socialism is the consolidation of Socialist consciousness in its right sense among the Indians today”, for which “it is imperative to understand and absorb the philosophical views of Lenin”. Namboodiripad in his chatgopadhyaya appreciative review of the book criticised Chattopadhyaya for not explaining “in a sufficiently convincing way as to why Lenin thought it necessary to go to Hegel in his later years”, as evident from his Philosophical Notebooks of Krishna – – Milinda Publications.

At a very early stage of his life Chattopadhyaya immersed himself in the left nationalist movement by joining the Association of Progressive Writerswhich was formed in From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


It is unmistakably a chapter in the ‘warfare of science with religion’ This article has no associated abstract. Mackenzie Brown – – Zygon 47 3: Sign in to use this feature. This study questioned the mainstream view that Indian philosophy’s sole concern was the concept of Brahman.

In the Preface, Debiprasad Chattopadhyaya says his purpose in this book is to present “an analysis of debiprasax philosophical traditions from the standpoint of our present philosophical requirements.

Debiprasad Chattopadhyaya – Wikipedia

It was probably his influence that initiated Debiprasad to two major passions in his life — Indian philosophy and politics; however, he quickly progressed towards radical streams in both fields, developing a lifelong commitment to Marxism and communist movement.

Being a Marxist, Chattopadhyaya’s uses the method of historical materialism to study “the ultimate material basis of the primitive chattopadhyaha and the primitive rituals related to it” and to reveal how these could “be connected with the mode of securing the material means of subsistence”. Materialism in Indian Thought. Even the world polytheism is misapplied to such an early stage of the Vedic thought”.