18-19.03.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Philosophy Department of Mysore varsity completes 100 years   The University of Mysore will conduct a three-day national seminar to mark the centenary of the founding of the Department of Philosophy that was established in 1916 and is as old as Read More …

17.03.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Lingayats to be given ‘religious minority’ tag                 In a significant move ahead of the Assembly elections, the State Cabinet decided to accord “religious minority” recognition to Lingayats and Veerashaiva-Lingayats who follow the philosophy of 12th century social reformer Read More …

Complete History of Karnataka (focussing on Vedic age to Gupta Period) 2

Chalukyas of Kalyana (C.973-1189) The Chalukyas of Kalyana who claim to be the scions of the Badami Chalukyas, overthrew the Rashtrakutas in 973, and Taila II (Trailokya Malla), the first ruler of the dynasty, later defeated the Chola rulers like Read More …

Contributions of moral thinkers from India and the world

Moral thinkers Rabindranath Tagore The centre of Tagore’s philosophy was man of god. Even his concept of God was influenced by the humanism inherent in his outlook. The supreme reality thus according to Tagore, essentially human and could be realised Read More …

Integrity

Integrity   Integrity means that the moral agent acts according to the inner convictions of a person. His conducts should be free from hypocrisy and deception. His actions should be in conformity with his stated values. But it is hard Read More …

Objectivity: Meaning as a Philosophical concept

Objectivity: Meaning as a Philosophical concept   Objectivity, as a method of philosophy, is dependent upon the presupposition distinguishing references in the field of epistemology regarding the ontological status of a possible objective reality, and the state of being objective Read More …

Allopathic, Indian System of Medicine, Naturopathy and Yoga (AYUSH)

Allopathic, Indian System of Medicine, Naturopathy and Yoga (AYUSH) An AYUSH system of medicine includes Indian systems of medicine and Homeopathy. AYUSH is an acronym for Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha & Sowa Rigpa, and Homoeopathy. Ayurveda is the Read More …

Human values

Human values Human values have been employed in so distinctively different ways in human discourse. It is often said that a person has a value or an object has a value. Value is “a concept explicit of implicit, distinctive of Read More …

Technology with a Human Face

Technology with a Human Face Technology and the Human Race The human race has indeed gone far with technology. From the age when he still used wooden and stone tools to a powerful era of silicon and steel, he ceased Read More …

Philosophical basis of governance

Philosophical basis of governance Governance is the exercise of economic, political, and administrative authority to manage a country’s affairs at all levels. It comprises mechanisms, processes, and institutions through which citizens and groups articulate their interests, exercise their legal rights, Read More …