Schopenhauer on Self, World and Morality: Vedantic and Non-Vedantic Perspectives (Hardcover)
Includes contributions from Schopenhauer experts across the world
Focuses on a less read area of Schopenhauer's deep and abiding interest in the Upanishads and Indic philosophyProvides insights about the influence of Indic philosophical texts on Schopenhauer, and about his influence on modern Indian philosophers
Arati Barua is Associate Professor of Philosophy, Deshbandhu College, University of Delhi, and the Founder Director of the Indian division of the Schopenhauer Society (IDSS), under the International Schopenhauer Society in Germany. Besides being a member of various academic societies such as the Schopenhauer Gesellschaft, Germany, North American division of Schopenhauer Society (NADSS), USA and Indian Association for Canadian Studies (IACS), India, she is also a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Schopenhauer Jahrbuch, Germany. She was awarded a Faculty Research Fellowship by the Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute (SICI) to work on her project, "George Grant and M. K. Gandhi on technology and modernism", at the university of Guelph, Ontario. In 2006, she was awarded a Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) fellowship by the German Research Foundation, Germany for her project on "Sankara and Schopenhauer: A comparative study", to work at the Schopenhauer Research Center, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany. She has published several books on Schopenhauer, and was recently conferred the prestigious national award "Bharat Excellence 2016", by the Friendship Forum of India (FFI) at New Delhi in recognition of excellence in her field of activity and enhancing the image of India. Dr Barua has also been awarded with "Bharat Jyoti Award 2015" and "Best Citizens of India 2015" by different institutions in India.