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Book Review: On Philosophising, Philosophers, Philosophy and New Vistas in Applied Philosophy, by Dr. Sharmila Jayant Virkar

A little bit of context before you begin reading this book review. I have recently enrolled for an MA in Philosophy at the University of Mumbai. Philosophy is something I have been getting interested in, over the past few years, as those of you who have been reading my blogs and Instagram posts would know. During the pandemic, I thought long and hard about what I wanted to do next, and this is what I eventually came up with. It has been a challenge, getting back into academics as a student at this age, especially in a subject I have no academic background in. However, it has also been very exciting, especially thanks to my wonderful classmates (who, surprisingly, are of all age-groups, including some quite near my own) and my teachers, who have been very supportive and understanding. How well I will do is something that remains to be seen, but so far, I am enjoying this new journey and look forward to where it leads. Now that you know the background , you probably get an idea of how

A small mention.... in print

It is always a pleasure to see one's name in print.... even if it is just a quote! Well, yours truly has been quoted in an article in the Times of India, Pune edition, on the 25th of September. I was contacted a while ago by a journalist from the paper, asking for a quote about Morachi Chincholi, and I was happy to oblige.Unfortunately, I heard nothing afterwards, and had no idea it was published. I suddenly remembered about it today and checked... and there it was.... along with one of my pics... Check it out here.


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  1. :) Anu, most people don't believe in keeping one updated anymore. My friend who quoted me in his article about my poetry teacher is old-fashioned to have sent the link to me on chat.

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  2. congrats ! now you are a true travel expert

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  3. That's lovely, and glad for you Anu. Congrats.
    It's a great shot of the Peacock you got there. I saw quite a few graceful ones on my way to the Jaigarh fort a few days back.

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  4. @Mridula: thanks a lot!

    @Usha: journalists seem to be notorious in that way! remember the deccan herald article which i wasnt even aware was published? even this one, she was supposed to mention my blog as well the photo credit :(

    @Lakshmi: thanks.... feels great to be considered :)

    @Aarti: thanks a lot!

    @Celine: thanks so much! i did wonder if u saw peacocks there... this village is full of them...

    @Joy: thanks....

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  5. Congratulations!! It must be a great feeling, I am sure!
    Sad to know that a leading newspaper not keeping their word:(
    Still, many kudos to you:)
    Keep going!!!

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  6. oh Anu.. well done!! Well done!! You truly deserve to be on a lot more print by the way!!

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  7. This is awesome news! Congratulations! It is always pleasing when the media recognition comes your way.

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  8. Congrats, Anu. Thanks for sharing one more weekend destination. :)

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