Ananda K. Coomaraswamy, 1877-1947

a critical appreciation
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Blackie & Son Publishers , Bombay
Coomaraswamy, Ananda Kentish, 1877
StatementS. Chandrasekhar.
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LC ClassificationsN7483.C58 C46 1977
The Physical Object
Pagination59 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL2828816M
LC Control Number83904520

Ananda K. Coomaraswamy () was a pioneer in Indian art history and in the cultural confrontation of East and West. A scholar in the tradition of the great Indian grammarians and philosophers, an art historian convinced that the ultimate value of art transcends history, and a social thinker influenced by William Morris, Coomaraswamy was a unique figure whose works provide.

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Coomaraswamy. Dans ce grand classique de la "Philosophia Perennis", brillante synthèse des courants religieux et philosophiques de l'Inde, Coomaraswamy s'attache à faire comprendre, à travers un foisonnement de citations empruntées dans leur texte original aux littératures anciennes et modernes du bouddhisme et de l'hindouisme.This outstanding work represents in many ways the most complete achievement of Ananda K.

Coomaraswamy (), one of the main modern representatives of the Hindu tradition. Displaying an unequaled mastery of Sanskrit, Pali, Greek, Latin, and medieval German and Italian sources.

The book is divided into two parts, one on Hinduism, the other.