Debating Gandhi: a reader

Contributor(s): Raghuramaraju, A [Editor]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New Delhi Oxford University Press 2006Description: viii, 388 p.ISBN: 9780195681147Subject(s): Gandhi Mahatma | 1869-1948 - Political and social viewsDDC classification: 330.954 Summary: This reader brings together varied interpretations of Gandhi’s views on key issues such as the impact of traditional ideas and western influences; his negotiations with modernity; and his views on truth, women, modern science and environment, caste system; in addition to his complex intellectual relationship with B.R. Ambedkar. Focusing on topics of contemporary relevance, renowned scholars—A.L. Basham, Ashis Nandy, Partha Chatterjee, A.K. Saran, Bhikhu Parekh, Sunil Sahasrabudhey, Shiv Visvanathan, Ramachandra Guha, Sumit Sarkar, Akeel Bilgrami, Madhu Kishwar, Sujata Patel, and D.R. Nagaraj—critically analyse Gandhi as a thinker and a historical phenomenon. This volume will interest students and scholars of philosophy, history, and politics as well as the general readers and admirers of Gandhi. https://india.oup.com/product/debating-gandhi-9780198070078?
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This reader brings together varied interpretations of Gandhi’s views on key issues such as the impact of traditional ideas and western influences; his negotiations with modernity; and his views on truth, women, modern science and environment, caste system; in addition to his complex intellectual relationship with B.R. Ambedkar. Focusing on topics of contemporary relevance, renowned scholars—A.L. Basham, Ashis Nandy, Partha Chatterjee, A.K. Saran, Bhikhu Parekh, Sunil Sahasrabudhey, Shiv Visvanathan, Ramachandra Guha, Sumit Sarkar, Akeel Bilgrami, Madhu Kishwar, Sujata Patel, and D.R. Nagaraj—critically analyse Gandhi as a thinker and a historical phenomenon.
This volume will interest students and scholars of philosophy, history, and politics as well as the general readers and admirers of Gandhi.

https://india.oup.com/product/debating-gandhi-9780198070078?

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