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Contribution to Book
Jagadish Chandra Bose and Vedantic Science
Science and Religion: East and West
  • C. Mackenzie Brown, Trinity University
Document Type
Contribution to Book
Publication Date
1-1-2016
Disciplines
Abstract

'The real is one: wise men call it variously.' Utilizing this celebrated declaration of the Rig Veda as an epigraph in his first scientific monograph, Response in the Living and Non-Living, (1902), the audacious Indian physicist Jagadish Chandra Bose (1858-1937) intimated to the Western scientific world that his electrographic discovery of the unity of life - that the animate and the inanimate world are one - was an affirmation of the insights of the ancient Vedic seers.

Document Object Identifier (DOI)
10.4324/9781315659831
Editor
Yiftach Fehige
Publisher
Routledge
ISBN
9781138961364
Citation Information
Brown, C. M. (2016). Jagadish Chandra Bose and Vedantic science. In Y. Fehige (Ed.), Science and religion: East and west (pp. 104-122). doi: 10.4324/9781315659831