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by K. Satchidananda MurtyPaperback (Edition: 1990)
Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan
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Prof. Satchidananda Murty [b.1924] was described by late Dr. Suniti Kumar Chatterjee, National Professor of India in Humanities, as one whom" the mantle of Dr. Radhakrishnan had fallen worthy." Dr. C.P. Ramaswami Aiyar considered his on Indian culture to be "an instructive and penetrating analysis" and "one of the most thought-provoking and formative of recent publications"
He has been a university professor of philosophy for a quarter century, a vice chancellor, UGC National Lecturer and National Fellow, General President of Akhila Bharatiya Darshan Parishad  and Indian Philosophical Congress .
Since 1980 he is the Chairman of the latter, and from 1988 Member, Steering Committee, Federation International des Philosophie. From 1984 to 86 he has been National Fellow of Indian Council of Philosophical Research and from 1986 to 1989 Vice Chairman of University Grant Commission.
Prof. Murty was the first to receive the Dr. B.C. Roy National Awards, the highest available in India, for Philosophy. The President of India awarded him Padma Bhushan in 1984. He is the Hon.D.Litt. of a number of Indian Universities, and Hon.Dr.Phil. of the Halle-W ittemberg [GDR] and Sofia [Bulgaria] Universities and of the USSR Academy of Sciences. He has been Visiting Professor at Princeton, and is Honorary Professor of the People's University of China; Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, etc.
|A.||Awareness of self-established Consciousness|
(Samavedana of Svatahsiddh Vijnana)
|B.||Falsity of the World|
|C.||The Great Upanishadic Sentences and Brahman Knowing|
(Mahavakyas and Brahma-Vedanta)
|D.||Scripture and Empirical Knowledge|
(Sruti and Pramanantara]
|E.||Transcendental Knowledge and Secular Activity|
(Tattvajnana and Laukika Vyavahara)