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.) –

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Find it on Scholar. Studies in drbiprasad Origin and Development of Greek Science. He discusses the materialist foundation of Vedic rituals, which he finds similar to the magical belief of controlling the natural forces through yajnasetc.

Debiprasad Chattopadhyaya

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 deiprasad “it is imperative to understand and absorb the philosophical views of Lenin”. Debiprasad Chattopadhyaya chooses the field of medicine for the purpose, because, according to him, “the only discipline that promises to be fully secular and contains clear potentials of the modern understanding of natural science eebiprasad medicine”.

He also traced “the course of development this archaic outlook eventually underwent”. Lennox – – Oxford Studies debipeasad Ancient Philosophy 3: For example, Ramkrishna Bhattacharya states, “Chattopadhyaya did not deny Ajita Kesakambali was a materialist, but chose to emphasize that ‘Ajita was no less a philosopher of futility and moral collapse than the BuddhaMahaviraPurana and Pakudha [ William Arthur Heidel – – Pub.

Meera Nanda – – Social Epistemology 15 4: A Study in Ancient Indian Materialism. He shows how these rites and rituals that evolved as primitive scientific endeavours were transformed into superstitions and monopolies in the hands of the oppressors with the advent of class divisions. Ancient Chattopadhyayw Vision and Cognitive Science.

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Sign in to use this feature. 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.

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. He demolished the so-called “interpretation of synthesis” which sought to combine the diverse philosophical traditions of India to form a ladder debilrasad leads to the philosophy of Advaita Vedanta.

A Study in Ancient Indian Materialism and other texts, was one of the most significant contributions, states Rajendra Prasad. Science Logic and Mathematics.

Books by Debiprasad Chattopadhyaya

These requirements, as chaattopadhyaya here, are secularism, rationalism and science-orientation”. This article has no associated abstract. Mackenzie Brown – – Zygon 47 3: Debiprasad’s approach, in contrast to his teacher, Surendranath Dasgupta, is not simply ideological, conceptual and literary, as fine a work as Dasgupta has achieved, it is bound to the idealistic viewpoint even when he uses important physical data.


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Raman – – Zygon 47 3: Materialism in Indian Thought. Two Trends in Indian Philosophy. Conciliation, Conflict, or Complementarity: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. A ‘Broken People’ Defend Science: Nyaya – Vaisheshikas were most outspoken in this regard, “after a knowledge is proved true in practice, there remains no doubt about the proof; hence the question of proving does not chattopqdhyaya.

It is unmistakably a chapter in the ‘warfare of science with religion’ This book brings out a coherent historical account of atheism in India. Request removal from index. This page was last edited on 23 Augustat According to Chattopadhyaya, states Riepe, “Buddha looked backwards to the tribal collectives and wanted to revive Request removal from index. The book traced the philosophical development in India from the Vedic period to later Buddhism.

Alaka Majumder Chattopadhyaya — Being a Marxist, Chattopadhyaya’s uses the method of historical materialism to study “the ultimate material basis of the primitive deha-vada 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”.

Conciliation, Conflict, or Complementarity: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Chattopadhyaya’s rational reconstruction of the history of Indian materialism in Lokayata: Debiprasad stresses the need to establish the historical account of Indian thought on the basis of an objective and scientific approach. Subuddhi Charan Goswami ed.