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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

Skywatch Friday - Wish I was there......

Another weekend comes, and once again, I am stuck at home... So, for Skywatch this week, is a pic of where I would love to be....



This is somewhere in Jammu and the river winding its way amidst the mountains is either the Chenab or the Beas (don't remember which one). it was almost dry, but it was no less interesting. Samhith and I wished we could get down, and go to the river bed.. and yes, come back with some stones!!! Yes, I really wish I was there right now! Sigh!



To see some really beautiful pics of skies from around the world, go to Skywatch Friday.

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  1. Even I am at home I have not gone out for the entire month now :( Lovely pictures Anu I might travel to Kashmir sometime this year myself!

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    1. Thanks Mridula... but u did go to Alwar, didnt you? or was that last month? and wow!!! that will make this one great year then!!! annapurna as well as kashmir?

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  2. Very beautiful photos for SWF!Thank you for it and have a nice weekend!

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  3. Lovely photos. Nothing can be more frustrating than sitting at home without travel.

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    1. Thanks Niranjan!!!! unfortunately, the bulk of the year is spent at home,without travel!

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  4. Nice pictures...I really wish to be at such a place, soon!

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  5. I too am itching to travel.
    Great shot!

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    1. Thanks Indrani!!! wish we could just set off somewhere!

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  6. it is better to have dreams then not. :) Someday you will be back. :) It is a beautiful place.

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    1. Absolutely, Nature Footstep!! its our dreams that take us places!!

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  7. That was a wowiee!!! I sooo wanna go to this place

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