On Gandhi / Edition 1

On Gandhi / Edition 1

by Bart Gruzalski
     
 


This brief text assists students in understanding Gandhi's philosophy and thinking so they can more fully engage in useful, intelligent class dialogue and improve their understanding of course content. Part of the Wadsworth Notes Series, (which will eventually consist of approximately 100 titles, each focusing on a single "thinker" from ancient times to the… See more details below

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This brief text assists students in understanding Gandhi's philosophy and thinking so they can more fully engage in useful, intelligent class dialogue and improve their understanding of course content. Part of the Wadsworth Notes Series, (which will eventually consist of approximately 100 titles, each focusing on a single "thinker" from ancient times to the present), ON GANDHI is written by a philosopher deeply versed in the philosophy of this key thinker. Like other books in the series, this concise book offers sufficient insight into the thinking of a notable philosopher, better enabling students to engage in reading and to discuss the material in class and on paper.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534583743
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/16/2001
Series:
Wadsworth Philosophers Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
85
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Abbreviations
Acknowledgments
1An Ordinary Beginning1
2Non-violence and Satyagraha5
3Gandhi's Challenge to the Paradigm of Justifiable Violence13
4Non-violence toward Animals27
5Equality and Appropriate Technology33
6Self-Reliance and Independence Versus Globalization41
7Assessing Gandhi's Blueprint54
8Action and Inner Work73
9Gandhi's Legacy81
Glossary84
Index85

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