Poola Tirupati Raju

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Poolla Tirupati Raju
Born3 September 1904
Died1992
OccupationWriter
Philosopher
Academic
Known forIndian philosophy
AwardsPadma Bhushan

Poolla Tirupati Raju (3 September 1904 – 1992) was an Indian writer, philosopher, academic and a former professor of Jaswant College, Jodhpur (present day Jai Narain Vyas University.[1] He was the author of several books, both in English and Telugu, on Indian philosophy and literature.[2][3] His publications include Structural Depths of Indian Thought[4] Telugu Literature,[5] The Philosophical Traditions of India[6] Introduction to Comparative Philosophy[7] and Idealistic Thought of India.[8] He was the editor of The Concept of Man: A Study in Comparative Philosophy, written by Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan.[9] The Government of India awarded him the third highest civilian honour of the Padma Bhushan, in 1958, for his contributions to Literature and education.[10]

He played important part in the modern development of comparative philosophy and brought out Indian philosophy to the attention of the American academy.[11]

Selected bibliography[edit]

  • Poolla Tirupati Raju (1953). Idealistic Thought of India. Harvard University Press. p. 454. OCLC 3615962.
  • Poolla Tirupati Raju (1944). Telugu Literature. Internat. Book House. p. 154.
  • Poolla Tirupati Raju (1962). Introduction to Comparative Philosophy. University of Nebraska Press. p. 364. OCLC 372601.
  • Poolla Tirupati Raju (1972). The Philosophical Traditions of India. University of Pittsburgh Press. p. 256. ISBN 9780822911050.
  • Poolla Tirupati Raju (1985). Structural Depths of Indian Thought. State University of New York Press. p. 599. ISBN 9780887061394.
  • Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan (Author), Poolla Tirupati Raju (Editor) (2011). The Concept of Man: A Study in Comparative Philosophy. Literary Licensing. p. 382. ISBN 9781258007546.CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Notification" (PDF). The Gazette of India. 1958. Retrieved 4 March 2016.
  2. ^ "Raju, P. T. (Poolla Tirupati)". WorldCat identities. 2016. Retrieved 4 March 2016.
  3. ^ "P. T. Raju (1904–1992)". LibraryThing. 2016. Retrieved 4 March 2016.
  4. ^ Poola Tirupati Raju (1985). Structural Depths of Indian Thought. State University of New York Press. p. 599. ISBN 9780887061394.
  5. ^ Poola Tirupati Raju (1944). Telugu Literature. Internat. Book House. p. 154.
  6. ^ Poola Tirupati Raju (1972). The Philosophical Traditions of India. University of Pittsburgh Press. p. 256. ISBN 9780822911050.
  7. ^ Poola Tirupati Raju (1962). Introduction to Comparative Philosophy. University of Nebraska Press. p. 364. OCLC 372601.
  8. ^ Poola Tirupati Raju (1953). Idealistic Thought of India. Harvard University Press. p. 454. OCLC 3615962.
  9. ^ Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan (Author), Poola Tirupati Raju (Editor) (2011). The Concept of Man: A Study in Comparative Philosophy. Literary Licensing. p. 382. ISBN 9781258007546.CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link)
  10. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2016. Retrieved 3 January 2016.
  11. ^ Nalini Bhushan; Jay L. Garfield (2011). Indian Philosophy in English: From Renaissance to Independence. Oxford University Press. p. 426. doi:10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199769261.003.0023. ISBN 9780199769261 – via Oxford Scholarship Online. closed access