Philosophy Of Mahatma Gandhi For The Twenty-First Century

Philosophy Of Mahatma Gandhi For The Twenty-First Century

by Douglas Allen
     
 

This volume shows how Gandhi's thought and action-oriented approach are significant, relevant, and urgently needed for addressing major contemporary problems and concerns, including issues of violence and nonviolence, war and peace, religious conflict and dialogue, terrorism, ethics, civil disobedience, injustice, modernism and postmodernism, oppression and

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This volume shows how Gandhi's thought and action-oriented approach are significant, relevant, and urgently needed for addressing major contemporary problems and concerns, including issues of violence and nonviolence, war and peace, religious conflict and dialogue, terrorism, ethics, civil disobedience, injustice, modernism and postmodernism, oppression and exploitation, and environmental destruction. Appropriate for general readers and Gandhi specialists, this volume will be of interest for those in philosophy, religion, political science, history, cultural studies, peace studies, and many other fields.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780739122235
Publisher:
Lexington Books
Publication date:
03/01/2008
Pages:
282
Product dimensions:
0.75(w) x 9.00(h) x 6.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction: Key Issues and Overview of Gandhi's Philosophy for the Twenty-first Century Chapter 2 Gandhi and Interreligious Dialogue Chapter 3 Bridging the Secular and the Spiritual Chapter 4 Mahatma Gandhi's Philosophy of Violence, Nonviolence, and Education Chapter 5 Satyagraha and the Right to Civil Disobedience Chapter 6 Three 9/11s: Satyagraha or Terrorism Chapter 7 Nonviolence as a Civic Virtue: Gandhi and Reformed Liberalism Chapter 8 Gandhi and Islam: A Heart-and-Mind Unity? Chapter 9 Gandhi's Religious Ethics Chapter 10 The Postmodern Discourse on Gandhi: Modernity and Truth Chapter 11 The "Sanatani" Mahatma: Re-reading Gandhi Post-Hindutva Chapter 12 Gandhi's Conception of a New Society Chapter 13 The Anatomy of a Nonviolent Revolution: A Comparative Analysis

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