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India analysed

By: Kakar, Sudhir.
Contributor(s): Jahanbegloo, Ramin.
Publisher: New Delhi Oxford University Press 2009Description: xvi, 90 p.ISBN: 9780195698930.Subject(s): India - Philosophy | Culture - IndiaDDC classification: 301.20954 Summary: Iranian philosopher, Ramin Jahanbegloo interviews prominent psychoanalyst and prolific author Sudhir Kakar in this interesting book. India Analysed recounts the life and ideas of Kakar in his own words, and in the process, gives readers an insight into the psychological make-up of the modern Indian. The comprehensive interviews flow effortlessly from Kakar's descriptions of his early life in undivided India to discussions on his views on the Indian psyche and sexuality, as well as on secularism and modern Indian leaders like Gandhi and Nehru. Kakar brings to bear his intellect on a wide range of issues like philosophy, Indian culture and tradition, and the Partition, and the conversational style of the interviews helps demystify many of his complex ideas. The third in the series of Ramin Jahanbegloo's interviews of prominent intellectuals who have influenced modern Indian thought, this challenging and engaging volume will interest both a scholarly and an informed lay audience who want to understand India as seen through the eyes of one of the country's leading contemporary thinkers. (Source: www.oupcanada.com)
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Iranian philosopher, Ramin Jahanbegloo interviews prominent psychoanalyst and prolific author Sudhir Kakar in this interesting book. India Analysed recounts the life and ideas of Kakar in his own words, and in the process, gives readers an insight into the psychological make-up of the modern Indian. The comprehensive interviews flow effortlessly from Kakar's descriptions of his early life in undivided India to discussions on his views on the Indian psyche and sexuality, as well as on secularism and modern Indian leaders like Gandhi and Nehru. Kakar brings to bear his intellect on a wide range of issues like philosophy, Indian culture and tradition, and the Partition, and the conversational style of the interviews helps demystify many of his complex ideas. The third in the series of Ramin Jahanbegloo's interviews of prominent intellectuals who have influenced modern Indian thought, this challenging and engaging volume will interest both a scholarly and an informed lay audience who want to understand India as seen through the eyes of one of the country's leading contemporary thinkers. (Source: www.oupcanada.com)

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