Gandhi's thought and liberal democracy

By: Lal, Sanjay
Material type: TextTextSeries: Studies in comparative philosophy and religionPublisher: Lanham Lexington Books 2019Description: xi, 121 p. Includes bibliography and indexISBN: 9781498586528Subject(s): Political and social views | Gandhi, Mahatma 1869-1948 | LiberalismDDC classification: 320.01 Summary: With an intense focus on both the depth and practicality of Mahatma Gandhi’s political and religious thought, this book reveals the valuable insights Gandhi offers to anyone concerned about the prospects of liberalism in the contemporary world. Gandhi’s Religious Thought and Liberal Democracy make the case that for Gandhi, in stark contrast to commonly accepted liberal orthodoxy, religion is indispensable to the public life, and indeed the official activity, of any genuinely liberal society. Gandhi scholars, political theorists, and activist members of a lay audience alike will all find much to digest, comment upon, and be motivated by in this work. https://rowman.com/ISBN/9781498586528/Gandhi's-Thought-and-Liberal-Democracy
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Table of content

Introduction
Chapter I: Overview of Gandhian thought
Chapter II: Gandhi’s thought and liberal democracy
Chapter III: Modern day freedom from Gandhi’s perspective
Chapter IV: Gandhi’s religious thought as compatible with and conducive to liberalism
Chapter V: On practical aspects
Chapter VI: Gandhi and liberal rights
Epilogue
Bibliography and Appendix

With an intense focus on both the depth and practicality of Mahatma Gandhi’s political and religious thought, this book reveals the valuable insights Gandhi offers to anyone concerned about the prospects of liberalism in the contemporary world. Gandhi’s Religious Thought and Liberal Democracy make the case that for Gandhi, in stark contrast to commonly accepted liberal orthodoxy, religion is indispensable to the public life, and indeed the official activity, of any genuinely liberal society. Gandhi scholars, political theorists, and activist members of a lay audience alike will all find much to digest, comment upon, and be motivated by in this work.

https://rowman.com/ISBN/9781498586528/Gandhi's-Thought-and-Liberal-Democracy

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