By David L. Gosling
This new textual content is an in depth learn of an incredible method in glossy Indian historical past. throughout the past due 19th and early 20th century, India skilled an highbrow renaissance, which owed as a lot to the inflow of latest rules from the West as to standard spiritual and cultural insights.
Gosling examines the results of the creation of Western technology into India, and the connection among Indian traditions of notion and secular Western medical doctrine. He charts the early improvement of technological know-how in India, its function within the secularization of Indian society, and the following reassertion, version and rejection of conventional modes of concept. The ideals of key Indian scientists, together with Jagadish Chandra Bose, %. Roy and S.N. Bose are explored and the e-book is going directly to mirror upon how person scientists may well nonetheless settle for specific spiritual ideals comparable to reincarnation, cosmology, miracles and prayer.
Science and the Indian Tradition supplies an in-depth review of result of the advent of Western technological know-how into India, and should be of curiosity to students of Indian historical past and people drawn to the interplay among Western and Indian traditions of highbrow thought.