Ananda K. Coomaraswamy: A Critical Appreciation 1977 Sripati Chadrasekhar - Perennial Philosophy


Title: Ananda K. Coomaraswamy (1877-1947): A Critical Appreciation

Author: S. [Sripati] Chadrasekhar

Description: First Edition. Pale-blue papered boards with dark blue lettering on front cover. Covers show a bit of very light soiling. Interior is clean and unmarked. Dust jacket rubbed and lightly worn; in an archival mylar sleeve. 59 pages.

Essay on the Indian metaphysician and perennialist philosopher Ananda Coomaraswamy, prepared from the author's Centennial Address that marked Coomaraswamy's birth, delivered to the Indo-American Association in Madras.

I. Introduction.
II. A Brief Biography.
III. Coomaraswamy's Writings.
IV. The Coomaraswamy I Knew.
V. Conclusion.
i. Notes.
ii. A List of Coomaraswamy's Selected Works [30 titles].
About the Author.

Sripati Chadrasekhar (1918-2001) was a well-known Indian demographer, sociologist, professor, scholar, and vice-chancellor of Annamalai University. He earned his doctorate from New York University in 1944. While studying in the United States during the years of the second world war, he met and conducted conversations with Coomaraswamy in New York, Bryn Mawr, and Boston. Later, in 1967, he was appointed as India's Minister of Health and Family Planning under Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. He spent many years traveling and teaching around the world, primarily addressing the concern of population in India.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good+
Jacket Condition: Very Good

Publisher: Blackie & Son Publishers Pvt. Ltd.
Place: Bombay - Calcutta - Madras - New Delhi
Year: 1977

Keywords: perennial philosophy,

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