Heinrich Robert Zimmer (6 December – 20 March ) was a German Indologist and historian of South Asian art, most known for his works, Myths and Symbols in Indian Art and Civilization and Philosophies of India. Dr. Heinrich Zimmer’s posthumous chapters for a projected volume on the philosophies of India were found in various stages of cotnpletion. “Those on the. The description for this book, Philosophies of India, will be forthcoming. Philosophies of India Heinrich Robert Zimmer Edited by Joseph Campbell. Editions.
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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Retrieved from ” https: He died in while teaching at Columbia University. Joseph Camppbell died in after a brief struggle with cancer.
Between he lectured at the University of Greifswaldmoving to Heidelberg University to fill the Chair of Indian Philology But with heingich cult of the Great Goddess in late Hinduism, the archaic heritage of sensual earth-bound rites rises once again overwhelmingly to the zenith.
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Philosophies of India
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Andreas F rated it it was amazing Aug 13, Zimmer stood alone, forming a class by himself, not only for the wide range of subjects he was proficient in, but also for his unique genius of interpretation.
Also interesting is how the unquestioned authority of the Vedas on matters of belief have been maintained in the “orthodox” philosophies of modern Indian and how they have been augmented philosopbies transplanted by the “heterodox” systems such as Buddhism and Tantra.
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Books by Heinrich Robert Zimmer. Carlos rated it it was amazing Sep 09, Unlike Western philosophy, Indian philosophy does not attempt a rigorous logical expression. Zimmer is credited by many for the popularizing of South Asian art in the West, as he was the first to identify the radical difference between Western classical and Indian art.
Ehinrich he lectured at the Univ.
Zimmer died unexpectedly of pneumonia intwo years after his arrival in the United States. Refresh and try again. Jul 17, Ari Karishma Dewi rated it really liked it.
Philosophies of India by Heinrich Robert Zimmer
Examines the diverse cultural influences which have shaped India’s basic philosophical traditions. Indiw lectures in the fine arts Bibliography: Michael Seabury rated it really liked it Dec 01, Myths and Symbols in Indian Art and Civilization. The six systems Appendix B: Peter Mcloughlin rated it really liked it Feb 12, Kenneth Zysk then summarizes and analyzes his contribution to Western knowledge of Hindu medicine; Matthew Kapstein evaluates his place in the West’s appreciation of Indian philosophy; and Mary Linda discusses his contributions to the study of Indian art in the light of A.
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