Heinrich Robert Zimmer (6 December – 20 March ) was a German Indologist and historian of South Asian art, most known for his works, Myths and Symbols in Indian Art and Civilization and Philosophies of India. Dr. Heinrich Zimmer’s posthumous chapters for a projected volume on the philosophies of India were found in various stages of cotnpletion. “Those on the. The description for this book, Philosophies of India, will be forthcoming. Philosophies of India Heinrich Robert Zimmer Edited by Joseph Campbell. Editions.

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Philosophies of India by Heinrich Robert Zimmer. Zimmer is credited by many for the popularizing of South Asian art in the West, as he was the first to identify the radical difference between Western classical and Indian art. Academic, IndologistHistorian of South Asian art.

After earning a B. Coming into His Own Margaret H. heinrrich

His use of Indian philosophy and heinfich history to interpret art was at odds with traditional scholarship. References to this book Ethnocentrism: While specializing in medieval literature, he played in a jazz band, and became a star runner.

What Zimmer has heinrjch here is something beyond the usual presentation of the ideas phillsophies tenets of the Indian philosophies. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in His method was to examine religious images using their sacred significance as a key to their psychic transformation.

Unlike Western philosophy, Indian philosophy does not attempt a rigorous logical expression. Archived from the original on List of Illustrations pp.


Contact Contact Us Help. Tudor rated it liked it Jan 18, Alexander rated it really liked it Feb 26, Unlike Western philosophy, Indian philosophy is intricately interwoven with religious ideas and practices.

Want to Read saving…. The Impress of Dr. Visions and Visualizations Mary F. Analogy is a frequent device. Still, at times it reads a little pedantically.

He died there, of pneumonia, in Examines the diverse cultural influences which have shaped India’s basic philosophical traditions. In the mids, he also undertook a series of public indka at Cooper Union in New York City; these talks drew an ever-larger, audience, and soon became a regular event.

The Indian World Mother, [] pp. Campbell’s editing is substantial of course, as it must be with an uncompleted work of this size, compiled some years after the fact of composition; but his famous voice is subdued in favor of his distinguished mentor.

Between he lectured at the University of Greifswaldmoving to Heidelberg University to fill the Chair of Indian Philology This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website.

After zimemr for some time, seeing the world, he was offered a teaching position at the Canterbury School.

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Heinrich and Henry R. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The six systems Appendix B: In he was dismissed by the Nazisand he emigrated to England where between he taught at Balliol CollegeOxford.

Nathan Bussiere rated it it was amazing Mar 26, The two men first met inafter which Zimmer, along with Richard Wilhelmbecame one of the few male friends of Jung.


His talks were so well-received, that he was invited back annually for the next seventeen years. Bhavesh Prajapati rated it it was ok Jan 01, Zimmer explains why this is so on pages Coming into His Own.

Heinrich Zimmer

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Learn about all philosopies that India have only in one book! Examines the diverse cultural influences which have shaped the basic philosophical traditions of India.

Artistic form and yoga in the sacred images of India First Princeton paperback printing ed. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

And by the same token: Megan rated it really liked it Aug 25, Kenneth Zysk then summarizes and analyzes his contribution to Western knowledge of Hindu medicine; Matthew Kapstein evaluates his place in the West’s appreciation of Indian philosophy; and Mary Linda discusses his contributions to the study of Indian art in the light of A. Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.