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Philosopher
Opinion  /  Published 12.07.22

Against the ‘Deadly’

With the passing of Peter Brook, we say goodbye and ‘Bravo!’ to one ofthe great pioneers and philosophers of modern theatre. Brook lived a long and full life, leaving us at the age of 97, ...
By Ruchir Joshi

Opinion  /  Published 03.10.21

Letters to the editor: Journalists and philosophers do have a lot in common

Spot the difference Sir — The Union minister for women and child development, Smriti Irani, claims that India has the highest number of women in political offices globally if one includes femal...
By The Telegraph

Books  /  Published 02.07.21

Journeying with philosophers

As dusk falls, Weiner learns from Nietzsche the secret of eternal recurrence; that reaping the best fruitfulness from existence is possible by living dangerously and with no regrets. Epictetus teaches...
By Annie Kunnath

People  /  Published 02.02.19

A Gandhian who rebuked Gandhi for moral blindness

An accomplished pianist, she could bring to life the kaleidoscopic mood of Schumann’s Cycles and the soul infusing compositions of Bach. She played for friends even when she could barely sit, her no...
By Sujata Prasad

Opinion  /  Published 05.01.19

Will Mick Jagger be satisfied, or will Aristotle have the last laugh?

Is Mick Jagger a greater philosopher than Aristotle? The question is not being asked in jest. Modern research — that too, a study by a Nobel laureate — has raised the incredible possibility of the...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 23.03.19

India Frowning: Whatever happened to achhe din?

Happiness, to borrow a cricketing analogy, has stumped philosophers of all ages. Bertrand Russell theorized that caution in love is fatal to happiness. This was quite understandable: Russell, who is s...
By The Editorial Board


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