An Invitation To Think

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Abhinav Publications, Jan 1, 1980 - 60 pages
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While Human Life Has Been Scientified, Science Has Not Humanized. In These Words The Author Of This Book Draws The Attention Of His Readers Towards The Existing Conflict Between Science And Culture. As A Solution For Ending This Conflict, He Proposes Critical Thinking On Human Values. The Book, Therefore, Aims To Invoke The Thinking Of Lay Public And To Build A Critical Attitude In Their Minds, Through A Simple, Rational And Analytical Approach . With This Goal In Mind, The Author Discusses Topics Like Truth, Beauty, Love, Joy And Art In A Language And A Style That Presents Philosophy As Common-Sense. A Native Of The City Of Hyderabad, India, Mumulla Venkat Rao Naidu Had Most Of His Education In Hyderabad At Osmania University Where He Took His Degrees Of B.A. (History And Economics), M.A. (Political Science), Ll.B. (Law) And Ll.M. (Jurisprudence And Constitutional Law). He Later Studied For A Phd. In International Relations At The University Of Minnesota. He Taught At The Osmania University And The University Of Minnesota. He Is Now An Associate Professor At Minot State College In North Dakota. Before College Teaching, His Professional Experience Extended To Journalism And Radio Work.While Still A Student He Took An Active Part In The Indian Freedom Movement. He Gave Up Active Politics After Indian Independence. Since Then His Motto Has Been: Read, Write, Paint And Think .He Has Published Prize-Winning Poetry And Articles On Politics, Philosophy, Art And Education, Besides A Book On The Municipal Administration Of The City Of Secunderabad In India. He Has Also Exhibited His Paintings.
 

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Contents

AN INVITATION TO THINK
1
TRUTH
10
GOSSIP
19
BEAUTY
25
LOVE
30
MANIFESTATIONS OF LOVE
35
LOVES FULFILLMENT
40
JOY AND SORROW
45
A R T
52
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