Alexander Piatigorsky





Alexander Piatigorsky


Born
in Moscow, Russian Federation
January 30, 1929

Died
October 25, 2009

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Alexander Piatigorsky (Russian: Александр Моисеевич Пятигорский, born 30.01.1929, Moscow - 25.10.2009, London) was a Russian philosopher and scholar of Buddhism and Indian philosophy.

Alexander Piatigorsky was born in Moscow and was the son of Moses, a Chief Engineer in a large Artillery plant. Alexander worked in the plant when it was relocated to the Urals during WW2.

He taught at the Moscow State University until 1954, and thereafter at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London, where he became Professor of the History of South Asia.

In his early years in USSR he collaborated with Yuri Lotman and Merab Mamardashvili, amongst others, and wrote a number of articles on semiotics, being an active member of Tartu-Moscow Semiotic Schoo
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Average rating: 3.81 · 151 ratings · 12 reviews · 18 distinct works
Философия одного переулка. ...

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Who's Afraid Of Freemasons

3.19 avg rating — 21 ratings — published 1997 — 3 editions
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Freemasonry

4.36 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 1999 — 4 editions
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Введение в изучение буддийс...

4.50 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2007
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Kas ir politikas filozofija

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Мышление и наблюдение

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Символ и сознание

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Вспомнишь странного человек...

3.89 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1999 — 2 editions
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Рассказы и сны

3.71 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 2001
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Свободный философ Пятигорск...

4.50 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2015
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