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Gandhi"s political philosophy

Bhikhu Parekh

Gandhi"s political philosophy

a critical examination

by Bhikhu Parekh

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Published by Macmillan in Basingstoke .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gandhi, M. K. -- 1869-1948.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p239-241. - Includes index.

    StatementBhikhu Parekh.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix,248p. ;
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14999856M
    ISBN 100333547659

    COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle . Gandhism also permeates into the realm of the individual human being, non-political and non-social. A Gandhian can mean either an individual who follows, or a specific philosophy which is attributed to, Gandhism.

    Gandhi () was one of the few men in history to fight simultaneously on moral, religious, political, social, economic, and cultural fronts--and to succeed in his struggle. Bhikhu Parekh offers a brief but focused look into Gandhi’s life and thought, outlining his major philosophical insights, cosmocentric anthropology, spiritual view of politics, and theories of oppression 4/5(1). Gandhi and Philosophy presents a breakthrough in philosophy by foregrounding modern and scientific elements in Gandhi's thought, animating the dazzling materialist concepts in his writings and opening philosophy to the new frontier of nihilism. This scintillating work breaks with the history of Gandhi scholarship, removing him from the postcolonial and Hindu-nationalist axis .

    Gandhi was a Hindu and proclaimed himself as such. 2 But perhaps Gandhi’s most impressive achievement (aside from facilitating a successful non-violent revolution) was his ability to unite disparate religions in the name of freedom and justice. Gandhi even convinced India’s Muslims to unite with Hindus, Jains. This article on Gandhian Philosophy, 'Gandhi's Political Philosophy', by R K Dasgupta asserts that Gandhi's philosophy of nonviolence is being accepted worldwide to create a peaceful and harmonious society.. This section contains articles written by very well-known personalities and eminent authors about their views on Gandhi, Gandhi's works, Gandhian philosophy and it's .


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FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Arguing against scholars who dispute a theoretical unity in Gandhi's writings, Parel suggests that Gandhi is the preeminent non-western political philosopher, and in this book he seeks to identify the conceptual framework of Gandhi's political philosophy, the Pax by: 1.

RobertJournal of Church and State ' Bhikhu Parekh's book will easily rank as one of the most outstanding contributions to the study of Gandhi. It is absorbingly interesting, sophisticated and subtle in its argument yet easy to read.'Brand: Palgrave Macmillan UK.

RobertJournal of Church and State ' Bhikhu Parekh's book will easily rank as one of the most outstanding contributions to the study of Gandhi.

It is absorbingly interesting, sophisticated and subtle in its argument yet easy to read.'. First, since Western political philosophy had the unique advantage of having been practised more or less continuously for over two and a half millennia by some of the most talented men, it has developed unparalleled analytical rigour, been constantly fertilised by new experiences, has addressed itself to an unusually large variety of questions and fostered acute methodological self-consciousness not to be found in any other tradition of political philosophy.

The Moral and Political Thought of Mahatma Gandhi was first published in by Gandhis political philosophy book University Press and reissued in as a Galaxy was a main selection for the Library of Political Studies in and an alternate selection for The Library of Political Written:   In analyzing this problem we should look at the main concepts of social and political philosophy which had an impact on Gandhi's life and thought.

Indian philosophy is of special importance in this context and therefore a major part of this paper is devoted to the discussion of Indian concepts and ideas as they were understood and interpreted Cited by: 2. Political Thoughts of Mahatma Gandhi: A brief outline Political in our day-to-day understanding is an all comprehensive term.

Mostly it has bee used to mean State Politics that includes structure and functioning of a State as well as its correlation with other states.

If Gandhi’s political philosophy were realized, argues noted Gandhi scholar Anthony Parel in his new book, Indians would be liberated not just from British colonial rule, but also from the spiritually damaging modes and orders of Western civilization and their own past.

Gandhi’s political philosophy integrates the ethical,Author: John Randolph LeBlanc. So I think as an account of the development of Gandhi’s political philosophy and as an analysis of Gandhi’s Indian critics—who had serious, profound and sometimes telling political disagreements with Gandhi—Dalton’s book is particularly valuable.

He’s also drawing attention to the effectiveness of nonviolent protest. Gandhi’s political philosophy integrates the ethical, the moral, the aesthetic, and the spiritual into a political way of being that is not only best suited for India’s transition from colony to independent nation, but also implicitly offers a standing critique of what Western politics was, is, and seems destined to : John Randolph LeBlanc.

This book develops a critical understanding of Mahatma Gandhi’s philosophy and practice in the context of contemporary challenges and engages with some of his key work and ideas.

It highlights the relevance of Gandhi’s legacy in the quest towards peace-building, equity and. Social and Political Philosophy: Readings From Plato to Gandhi [Somerville, John, Santoni, Ronald] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Social and Political Philosophy: Readings From Plato to GandhiCited by: 5. And it was his constructive programme which was designed to achieve such Swaraj. Therefore, a focus on Gandhi’s constructive programme rather than on his political movement can give us a much better understanding of Gandhi’s life and philosophy.

Even for Gandhi, spiritual freedom of the individual or moksha was not something different. Gandhi’s political philosophy concerns the peaceful political order—Pax Gandhiana.

Its main contention is that peace cannot be achieved by politics alone. Peace requires the confluence of the four canonical ends of life: politics and economics (artha), ethics (dharma), forms of pleasure (kama), and the pursuit of spiritual transcendence (moksha).

Gandhi’s Political Philosophy. Introduction. Political philosophy is the study of human social organization. It deals with the nature of people in the society. Political philosophy tries to present the consequences in relation to the fundamental cosmological, ontological and epistemological issues.

They articulate the views of human Size: KB. Gandhian Philosophy in Short: I know the path. It is straight and narrow. It is like the edge of a sword. I rejoice to walk on it. I weep when I slip. God's word is: 'He who strives never perishes.' I have implicit faith in that promise. This book is a comparative study of Gandhi’s philosophy and analyzes his relevance to modern political thought.

It traces the intellectual origins of Gandhi’s nonviolence as well as his engagement with Western thinkers – ancient as well as his : Ramin Jahanbegloo. This paper examined the nature of Gandhian political ideas. The concept of state, politics, democracy, leadership, decentralization, freedom, rights and duties, what were these meant for Gandhi and his future vision for India.

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