The Essentials of Eastern Philosophy, Being Two Addresses Delivered in the University of Toronto at the Philosophical Conference, 1922

The Essentials of Eastern Philosophy, Being Two Addresses Delivered in the University of Toronto at the Philosophical Conference, 1922

The Essentials of Eastern Philosophy, Being Two Addresses Delivered in the University of Toronto at the Philosophical Conference, 1922

The Essentials of Eastern Philosophy, Being Two Addresses Delivered in the University of Toronto at the Philosophical Conference, 1922

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The lectures here presented were originally delivered during a Conference on Philosophical Studies which was held at Toronto in 1922. I have been asked to write a few words of introduction to this volume, and I am glad to have this opportunity of referring to the valuable services rendered by the speakers whom we invited to address our students and the general public on that occasion.

The present century has seen a great advance in the development of internationalism as a conscious effort to overcome the antagonism between peoples and nations, and to increase the goodwill which comes from recognition of the common interests of mankind. Canada stands in a peculiarly favourable position for two reasons. It is closely related geographically to the United States with its enormous population of English-speaking people. At the same time it is connected racially and politically with the various units of the British Commonwealth of Nations, among which India is unique in respect of its great population and its traditional culture. A fortunate opportunity enabled Professor . . .

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