by Nicholas Christakis: TWENTY-FIVE years ago, when I was a graduate student, there were departments of natural science that no longer exist today.
Articles for Philosophy
By Unto Tahtinen: When I for the first time came to India, 1954, I stayed for two weeks at Sabarmati Ashram and then at Sevagram. My first impression was that they were a sort of museums.
Gandhiji wrote the following prefatory note to this Chapter under the caption of “Darwin’s Views on Ethics”.
by Madhu Suri Prakash: The Indian leader saw nonviolence as an active and powerful thing-not just the absence of war.
Recalling Gandhi’s memorable summary of seven deadly sins, the following is a summary in similar style of a brief reflection on intolerance given at the Trivandrum conference on a Gandhian Alternative to a World Without Terrorism and War in February 2002.
A letter written by Mahatma Gandhi on December 24, 1940.
By M. P. Mathai: Rising Awareness, Chronic Inertia, The ecological crisis we confront today has been analyzed from various angles and scientific data on the state of our environment made available.
A lecture delivered at Peninsula College by Wesley Cecil Ph.D. on the the life and philosophy of William James. This is part of the Modern Philosophers lecture series.
William James (1904) ‘Thoughts’ and ‘things’ are names for two sorts of object, which common sense will always find contrasted and will always practically oppose to each other. Philosophy, reflecting on the contrast, has varied in the past in her explanations of it, and may be expected to vary in the future.
Taking into account the specific cultural environments of the Spiritist Movement in the USA and Brazil, we present below 20 questions that were asked Dr. William James, the eminent American physician, psychologist and philosopher whom departed the material plane in 1910.