Robert Crichton Priddy (aka just Robert Priddy): Born 1936 - Cirencester, England. Resident in Norway since 1959. Retired - researched in the sociology of knowledge at The
Institute of Social Studies, Oslo, Norway. Researched, lectured and examined in
philosophy 1968-85 (Institute of Philosophy & Examen Philosophicum)
and sociology 1970-76 (Institute of Psychology) at the University of
Oslo, Norway and as guest lecturer in Scandinavia.
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Hilarious philosophy exam paper on YouTube : Sartre mangled and Zeno Perplexed
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Objectivity And The Study Of Human Society Epistemological
problems of the main social sciences.
Observation and Understanding of Social Phenomena Public lecture, Institute of Philosophy, 1968.
Behaviour, Intention & Meaning Research principles
on meaningful behaviour.
Forskningsorienteringer I Norsk Samfunnsvitenskap (Research Orientations In Norwegian Social Science) Conclusions of a research project in the sociology of knowledge into Norwegian social research during the 1960s (see details of aim and methods) . Publ. Institute Of Sociology, University Of Oslo. 1972 (20 pages) as Kunnskapssosiologiske betraktninger over orienteringer i norsk samfunnsforskning.
Communication & Understanding Textbook in semantical and logical analysis and the philosophy of science. University 1982 New Eds. 1983, 1985. (216 pages) On-line book under Creative Commons License- see here
Empirisme og byråkrati Hovedtendenser i norsk samfunnsforskning i 60-årene. Yearbook of Sociology,Oslo, Norway. 2000. p.11 - 34. (Sosiologisk Årbok 2000) ISSN 0808-288X.
Self-Awareness in Psychological Understanding in Transfigural Mathematics Vol 1 No. 1 2006 pps 39-43 & 59-63. (Interdisciplinary Journal of Mathematics, Sciences, Literature and Arts.
Articles in Norwegian Books, Journals and National Newspapers
Filosofisk Hjelpebok, 'Om Sjel og Legeme' Universitetsforlaget (Oslo University Press), 1975, ISBN 82-00-01479-7
Foreword to Det Spaltede Selv by R.D. Laing, 1968, Gyldendahl Forlag, Oslo
The Fundamentalist Guru Trap Exploitation, Norwegian National Inter-Cultural Magazine Ragtime, Vol 10. No 7. Oslo.
See also on Priddy in Norwegian - se også om Priddy på norsk: Forelesning om Empirisme og Byråkrati - Hovedtendenser in norsk samfunnsforskning i 60-årene.
Secular understanding and related issues Articles on human experience relating to a down-to-earth world view; secularism, agnosticism or atheism and so-called 'spirituality', basic human needs or characteristics towards happiness, self-understanding, and phenomena caused by the brain, its micro-chemistry and structures.
Science in Transition Overview article on the changing face and agendas of science in the new millennium
The Philosophy of Understanding - Universal knowledge & values a 7-chapter study of human understanding in general; its nature, main structure, functions and likely limits. The full scope of explicit forms of understanding is considered, from practical, inter-personal, communicational, scientific and philosophical understanding to ethical and metaphysical insight. The scientific model of explanation is not included here as it is adequately covered by many other publications
Human Whole - An Outline of Human Psychology a 23-chapter book,
revised, extended edition 1998 - revised 2004, 2012 - partly still under revision). This book aims to give an understanding of person-centered human psychology in clear terms avoiding scientific-technical
language. It would provide a frame
of reference to aid in integrating personal understanding of oneself and of others. Basic assumptions of modern Western psychology are
re-interpreted where relevant and brought into an overall perspective, one which focuses on psychic health, consciousness, human possibilities and challenges
of personal development. It deals only secondarily with the science of behaviourism and bodily conditioning,
psychopathology or psychic illness.
on freedom and fate, cause and choice A philosophical study
- an elucidation of the complex of questions surrounding the ideas
of free will and their diverse implications.
Treatise on freedom and fate, cause and choice A philosophical study - an elucidation of the complex of questions surrounding the ideas of free will and their diverse implications.
DIVERSE SUBJECTS - ARTICLES & ESSAYS
INDEX OF INVESTIGATIONS INTO FUNDAMENTAL ISSUES
NORWAY - AN INSIDE PERSPECTIVE
THE RAJ AND THE REICH
THE 2ND WORLD WAR - HINGES OF FATE
THE ATOMIC BOMBING OF JAPAN
ASPECTS OF BUREAUCRATISM - DEPERSONALISATION SYSTEMATISED
MADAME PETROVNA BLAVATSKY
CRICKET & EDMUND BLUNDEN - AN APPRAISAL
INDIAN POLYMATH NIRAD CHAUDHURI'S WORKS
INDEX OF ARTICLES ON INDIA
LITERARY, LANGUAGE & POETRY DEPT
MY PAST - TIMES AND CONNECTIONS
WISBOROUGH LODGE PREPARATORY SCHOOL
MY EXPERIENCES AT SEA
ROFFEY PARK RETRO - IMAGES
CHARING-X ROAD MUSIC SHOPS
TRAMPING THE SEA - 18 MONTHS AS A CADET IN THE MN
AIR SIGNALLERS 1955, SWANTON MORLEY
THE 'SYREN AND SHIPPING ILLUTRATED'
Riding to the relief of philosophy students comes:- A YET SHORTER HISTORY OF WESTERN PHILOSOPHY
(with notes for a course in comparative Western American gun slinging philosophy)
DIVERSE FUN - JOKES & QUOTES
CAMEL PONSONBY AND THE GREENHOUSE EFFECT
RADIO COMEDY OF THE '40S & '50S
COLOCHE - FORMER FRENCH PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE
EPHEMERA AND CURIOS
INDEX OF ITEMS
INDIA as portrayed in the 1930s
WITCHCRAFT ('Book of Knowledge')
MAGIC FROM 1930 article
PIANO MANUFACTURE IN THE 1930s
SOUTH SHIELDS EPHEMERA
WW2 NEWS REPORTS
WW2 FORCES' NEWS
GRAPHIC DESIGNS AND WATER COLOURS
NORWAY'S FOREST FARE + FOREST VIEWS & MORE
Source of the Dream (US edition) Samuel Weiser Inc., York Beach, 1998 ISBN 1-57863-028-2
Source of the Dream (Indian edition) Sai Towers Publishing, Puttaparthi, A.P. 2000 (see their web site if extant)
The Source of Dream Sun-Sky Publications - Bangalore, 1994
End of the Dream publ. Indian Skeptic/B. Premanand. Podanur, Tamil Nadu, 2004.
No Bouquets to the Baba Law Animated World, 15 December, 2005, Hyderabad
Erroneous teachings of Sai Baba - proclaimed avatar of the age
Contribution to Sathya Sai - The Avatar of Love publ. Sri Prashanthi Society, Hyderabad, 1999
Fonte do Sonho publ. Madras Editora 2002 (in Portuguese)
On-line articles on science and the deconstruction of religious doctrines - agnosticism-atheism
Robert Priddy - norsk data
EXPOSÉ OF SEXUAL ABUSE BY SATHYA SAI BABA
MURDERS IN SATHYA SAI'S BEDROOM 1993
UP-DATE - EXECUTIONS IN SAI BABA'S BEDROOM
SATHYA SAI BABA EXPOSURE IN INTERNATIONAL MEDIA
SATHYA SAI ORG. PROPAGANDA, COVER-UP
THE SATHYA SAI ORGANISATION EXAMINED
SAI BABA'S FALSE CLAIMS AND PROPHESIES
SATHYA SAI STORIES, MYTHS AND DECEITS
ERLENDUR HARALDSSN'S 'MODERN MIRACLES' EXPOSED
DR, JOHN HISLOP LETTERS ON SAI SEX COVER-UP
COMPLETE OVERVIEW OF SAI BABA SEX PAGES
FAKE 'GREEN DIAMOND' RING EXPOSED
DR. G. VENKATARAMAN'S COVER-UP DECEITS EXPOSED
MAJOR FLAWS IN SAI BABA'S 'TEACHINGS'
SATHYA SAI MESSAGE: UNIVERSAL OR SECTARIAN?
SAI BABA'S DOCTRINAIRE EDUCATIONAL FUNDAMENTALISM
SAI BABA'S CONFUSED VIEWS ON WOMEN
SAI BABA'S EDUCATION AS "EDUCARE"
SAI BABA, NON-VIOLENCE & INDIA'S ATOM BOMBS
SERIES OF CRITICAL ARTICLES ON WORDPRESS