Karl Harrington Potter

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Karl Harrington Potter
BornAugust 19, 1927
Oakland, California
OccupationIndologist
Parent(s)George Reuben Potter (May 31, 1895 - April 12, 1954) Mabel Harrington (January 10, 1899 - April 16, 1994)
AwardsPadma Shri

Karl Harrington Potter (born August 19, 1927) is a US-born writer, academic, Indologist[1] from the University of Washington[2] and studied at the University of California,[3] and is known for his writings on Indian Philosophy.

Potter has served as a Professor, of the department of Philosophy and South Asian Studies at the University of Washington.[4] He has been called an eminent scholar by his peers.[5]

He is credited with a number of books on the topic.[6][7][8][9] The Government of India honored Potter in 2011 with the fourth highest civilian award of Padma Shri.[10][11]

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  1. ^ "Gulf News". Gulf News. January 26, 2011. Retrieved November 28, 2014.
  2. ^ "The Hindu". The Hindu. March 26, 2011. Retrieved November 28, 2014.
  3. ^ University of California (1949). Register - University of California, Volume 2. University of California Press.
  4. ^ Douglas Daye (1979), Review: Indian Metaphysics and Epistemology: The Tradition of Nyāya-Vaiśesika up to Gaṅgeśa by Karl H. Potter, Philosophy East and West, Vol. 29, No. 2 (Apr., 1979), pages 245-247
  5. ^ Mikel Burley (2015), Rebirth and the Stream of Life: A Philosophical Study of Reincarnation, Karma and Ethics, Bloomsbury Academic, ISBN 978-1628922264, page 136
  6. ^ "Profile on WorldCat". WorldCat. 2014. Retrieved November 28, 2014.
  7. ^ Harold G. Coward, Karl Harrington Potter (2008). The Philosophy of the Grammarians. Motilal Banarsidass. p. 609. ISBN 9788120803077.
  8. ^ Karl Harrington Potter (2009). Encyclopedia of Indian Philosophies. Motilal Banarsidass. p. 705.
  9. ^ Karl Harrington Potter (1965). Presuppositions of India's Philosophies. Prentice Hall of India Pvt Limited. p. 276.
  10. ^ "Padma Shri" (PDF). Padma Shri. 2014. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 15, 2014. Retrieved November 11, 2014.
  11. ^ Newspaper (February 2011). "Calif. Scientist Among Expats Named for Padma Shri". Newspaper. 36 (11): 34.

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