Gadflies in the Public Space: A Socratic Legacy of Philosophical Dissent

Gadflies in the Public Space: A Socratic Legacy of Philosophical Dissent

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781498541459
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 12/13/2016
Pages: 122
Product dimensions: 6.27(w) x 9.32(h) x 0.54(d)

About the Author

Ramin Jahanbegloo is executive director of Mahatma Gandhi Centre for Peace Studies at O. P. Jindal Global University.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Fred Dallmayr
Introduction
Chapter I: Gadfly on Trial: Socrates as Philosopher- Citizen
Chapter II: Mahatma Gandhi: A Nonviolent Gadfly
Chapter III: Henry David Thoreau: An American Gadfly
Chapter IV: Martin Luther King Jr.: A Gadfly in Montgomery
Chapter V: Albert Camus: A Gadfly in Purgatory
Conclusion: Gadflies Against the Tide

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