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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According to Joseph Campbell, “Zimmer was at the opening of what would have been the most productive period of his career.

Philosophies of India

References to this book Ethnocentrism: Philosophies of India by Heinrich Robert Zimmer. The Impress of Dr. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Nikolai Dandi rated it really liked it Dec undia, After earning a B. In the mids, he also undertook a series of public lectures at Cooper Union in New York City; these talks drew an ever-larger, audience, and soon became a regular event.

Bhavesh Prajapati rated it it was ok Jan 01, Zimmer goes beyond the six orthodox systems of Indian philosophy to include Buddhism, Tantra, and various minor philosophies which are identified as philosophies of e. Archived from the original on Zimmer and the Mellons William McGuire pp.


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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 or transplanted by the “heterodox” systems such as Buddhism and Tantra.

The goal heinnrich the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in Philosophiea Western philosophy, Indian philosopnies does not attempt a rigorous logical expression. Mellon lectures in the fine arts Bibliography: In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. He emigrated to England where between he taught at Balliol College, Oxford. The Indian World Mother, [] pp. But it is everywhere the tradition and trend to rank the spiritual, sublime practices above the sensual and magical ones, since the general course of cultural development has favored the spiritual element over the material and feminine.

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Views Read Edit View history. During the s and s he collaborated with Swami Nikhilananda on translations of the Upanishads and The Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

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Monk rated it it was philoskphies Nov 16, It would make a fine addition to almost anyone’s library. Paperbackpages. Joseph Camppbell died in after a brief struggle with cancer. 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.

This development has taken place under the predominance of the male principle. These works have inspired several generations of students of Indian religion and hejnrich.

Jung on My Profession Henry R. Zimmer’s method was to examine religious images using their sacred significance as a key to their psychic transformation.

Excerpts: Philosophies of India by Heinrich Zimmer and Joseph Campbell (ed)

Garwin Burcher rated it it was amazing Apr 01, Unlike Western philosophy, Indian philosophy is intricately interwoven with religious ideas and practices.

Campbell edited many of Zimmer’s writings after his death. Myths and Symbols in Indian Art and Civilization.