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Vaisheshika: One of the Six Schools of Hindu Philosophy By College Guide World
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Vaisheshika or Vaiśeṣika is one of the six Hindu schools of philosophy (Vedic systems) of India. Historically, it has been closely associated with the Hindu school of logic,... More > Nyaya. Vaisheshika espouses a form of atomism and postulates that all objects in the physical universe are reducible to a finite number of atoms. Originally proposed by the sage Kaṇāda (or Kana-bhuk, literally, atom-eater) around the 2nd century BC.< Less
Samkhya: One of the Six Schools of Hindu Philosophy By College Guide World
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The Samkhya school is dualistic and atheistic. Sage Kapila is traditionally considered as the founder of the Samkhya School, although no historical verification is possible. It is regarded as one of... More > the oldest philosophical systems in India.< Less
Nyaya: One of the Six Schools of Hindu Philosophy By College Guide World
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Nyāya is the name given to one of the six orthodox or astika schools of Hindu philosophy—specifically the school of logic. The Nyaya school of philosophical speculation is based on texts... More > known as the Nyaya Sutras, which were written by Aksapada Gautama from around the 2nd century BCE.< Less
Quick Guide: Atonement By College Guide World
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Atonement is a 2001 novel by British author Ian McEwan. Lives and relationships are dramatically changed after a mistaken accusation by a youthful and innocent girl; with age she grasps her mistake... More > and lives desiring atonement which leads her into an exploration of the nature of writing for this end. It is widely regarded as one of McEwan's best works and was one of the most celebrated and honoured books of its time.[citation needed] It was shortlisted for the 2001 Booker Prize for fiction.TIME Magazine named Atonement in its list All-TIME 100 Greatest Novels.[2] In 2007, the book was adapted into a BAFTA and Academy Award nominated film of the same title, starring James McAvoy and Keira Knightley, and directed by Joe Wright.< Less

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