(1921–2008) was an Indian thinker, educationist, philosopher and literary critic who wrote in the Bengali language
. A radical humanist, he is widely reputed for his works on Marxist
-revolutionary Manabendra Nath Roy
, and famous polymath Bertrand Russell
, commenting on Ray, once said that "... Sibnarayan Ray stands for a point of view which I consider important in every part of the world. ... His writings ably represents a more reasonable point of view than that of most writers of our time."
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