From East to West: Odyssey of a Soul

Routledge (2000)
In his most audacious and radical book to date, Bhaskar develops his existing philosophy of dialectical critical realism into a philosophy of and for universal self-realization (which he also terms a transcendental critical realism). In a general theoretical introduction, Bhaskar establishes the existence of God as the fundamental categorical structure of the world and unconditional love as the cement of the universe. This system of thought is followed by a narrative novella designed to render plausible the ideas of reincarnation, karma and moksha, or liberation, and to support an ethic of engaged but unattached activity in the world.
Keywords Religion Philosophy  Critical realism  Philosophy, Comparative  Self-realization
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Call number BL51. B554 2000
ISBN(s) 9780415233248   0415233259   0415233240
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