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Heinrich Zimmer

Heinrich Zimmer was a scholar of Indian philosophy and South Asian art. He taught at the University of Heidelberg in Germany until he was expelled by the Nazi regime in 1938, at which point he became a professor at Balliol College at Oxford. He later went on to teach at Columbia University in New York City. His other famous work is "Myths and Symbols in Indian Art and Civilization." Joseph Campbell was a philosopher, a religious historian, and a friend of Heinrich Zimmer who took on the task of...See more