For my dissertation during my philosophy undergraduate, I wrote about conceptual engineering (CE). CE is concerned with philosophy of language, specifically that of concepts. Get in touch with me for the full dissertation if you fancy a read! Hope you enjoy.
Family, Food, and Faith I have to admit that I am often hesitant to read the autobiographical works of great men, for I find it off-putting to see their awareness of their own greatness (e.g. Caesar). Gandhi starts his work by vowing to be humble. No disrespect to him, but I was a bit skepticalContinue reading “An American’s Journey Through the Life of Gandhi: Part 1”
If I ask you today what shaped you? Your most instinctive answer would be ‘my past’. In short, our present individual life is determined by our past history. Very similarly, the human society with all its manifestations in terms of polity, culture, economy, science is a product of our past. We are forever shaped byContinue reading “Historiography, an art or agenda?”
My last semester of college (university), I thought I needed three classes to graduate, and decided that I would make that third class a survey of Indian philosophy. It turned out, I only needed two classes to graduate, so I didn’t take it. This process of realization took about five minutes. And thus is theContinue reading “An American’s Journey Through the Life of Gandhi: The Prologue”
In 323 BC standing at the western bank or river Beas (Hyphasis in Greek) the soldiers of Alexander the great refused to cross the river. They were tired, wounded, homesick and above all well aware of the force that was awaiting them on the other side of the river.