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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

Caterpillar at KGAF-2013

The Kala Ghoda Art Festival (KGAF) is an art and culture festival for us urban folk. However, here is a different sort of visitor we saw on the very first day...





A caterpillar!



We saw him on one of the boards near the stalls, and he attracted quite a bit of attention, especially since the stalls and installations were just being set up, and there were a number of people with huge cameras with nothing to do.



I have been unable to identify this caterpillar, so if any of you can enlighten me, it would help..

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  1. For one moment I thought it was real !!

    Was it a part of some workshop or people were just showing their creativity?

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    1. It is real, Nisha! we saw it on one of the boards... i wondered if anyone would think it was an installation too!!

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  2. Interesting visitor. Looks beautiful.

    http://rajniranjandas.blogspot.in/2013/02/welcome-to-benares.html

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