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Published by Centre for Studies in Civilizations, Distributed by Motilal Banarsidass in New Delhi, Delhi .
Written in English


  • Philosophy and science.,
  • Consciousness.,
  • Philosophy and civilization.

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Contributed papers.

Edition Notes

Statementedited by D.P. Chattopadhyaya in association with A.K. Sen Gupta.
SeriesHistory of science, philosophy, and culture in Indian civilization., pt. 1
ContributionsChattopadhyaya, D. P. 1933-, Sen Gupta, A. K. 1942-, Project of History of Indian Science, Philosophy and Culture. Sub Project: Consciousness, Science, Society, Value and Yoga., Centre for Studies in Civilizations (Delhi, India)
LC ClassificationsB67 .P485 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxiv, 552 p. ;
Number of Pages552
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3333579M
ISBN 10818758615X
LC Control Number2004312674

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