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The Philosophy of Suresh Chandra

The Philosophy of Suresh Chandra
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Item Code: IDG805
Author: R.C. Pradhan
Publisher: Indian Council of Philosophical Research (ICPR)
Language: English
Edition: 2004
ISBN: 8185636745
Pages: 415
Cover: Hardcover
Other Details: 8.7" X 5.7"
From the Jacket

The book is a collection of essays on the philosophy of Professor Suresh Chandra, one of the most eminent Philosophers of India. These essays reflect the different aspects of his philosophy which range from studies in analytic philosophy to studies on Gandhi. Professor Suresh Chandra has thought deeply on the issues of knowledge, language, self, world, consciousness etc. from various points of view. He has maintained largely am empiricist point of view and adopted a critical method of philosophizing. He ha shown remarkable clarity in understanding other philosophers views though he has not hesitated to criticize them.

About the Editor

Professor R.C. Pradhan, the editor of this volume, is at present Professor of Philosophy at the University of Hyderabad, India. He was formerly the Member Secretary of the Indian Council of Philosophical Research, New Delhi. He has authored many books and has contributed many papers to philosophical journals. He specializes in the philosophy of Wittgenstein, philosophy of language and analytic philosophy in general.

CONTENTS
Preface Vii
Editor's Introduction Ix
Contributors Xxiii
1 Suresh Chandra : A Thinker, Scholar and Philosopher
R. Balasubramanian
1
2 Thoughts and works of Suresh Chandra
Sibajiban Bhattacharyya
25
3 Reflections on Suresh Chandra: The Teacher and the Thinker
G. L. Pandit
89
4 Suresh Chandra on Ayer
K. Srinivas
121
5 Wittgenstein, Strawson and Suresh Chandra on Ascription
P.R. Bhatt
167
6 Scepticism About Particular Identity: Strawson Versus Suresh Chandra
C.V. Tomy
174
7 Self and Solitude: Some Reflections on Suresh Chandra's Reading of Wittgenstein
T.V. Madhu
196
8 Suresh Chandra on the Nature of the Self
Ranjan K. Panda
211
9 Wittgenstein on Religion: Reading with Suresh Chandra
N. Sreekumar
228
10 From Analysis to Reflective Metaphysics
Sharada Subramaniam
244
11 The nature of being: Re-engaging Suresh Chandra
Ramakanta Bal
257
12 Paradox of Method: Suresh Chandra on Social Scientific Research
Koshy Tharakan
270
13 Suresh Chandra on Historiography of Civilization: with Reference to Dravidian Civilization
D. Balaganapathi
283
14 Suresh Chandra on Privacy and Private Language
Ratikanta Panda
301
15 Suresh Chandra on Gandhi
Nisha Rathore
312
16 Suresh Chandra on Personal Identity and Wittgenstein: A Study
S. Panneerselvam
321
Suresh Chandra's Replies 337
Suresh Chandra on His Own Works 385

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