|Publisher:||Macmillan Education UK|
|Product dimensions:||5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)|
About the Author
Ramin Jahanbegloo is an Associate Professor at York University, Canada. He is the recipient of the 2009 Peace Prize, awarded by the Association for the United Nations in Spain for his work promoting dialogue between cultures and his advocacy of non-violence. His publications include The Gandhian Moment (Harvard Press 2013) and Democracy in Iran (Palgrave 2013)
Table of Contents
1. Introducing Nonviolence.- 2. Non-Violence in Buddhism, Jainism and Hinduism.- 3. Christianity and Nonviolence.- 4. Islam and Nonviolence.- 5. Philosophical Foundations of Nonviolence.- 6. Gandhi and Nonviolence.- 7. Pragmatic Nonviolence.- 8. Critiques of Nonviolence.- 9. Nonviolence in Twentieth Century.- 10. Nonviolence in Twenty-First Century.- Conclusion: Democracy and Nonviolence.
What People are Saying About This
Engaging in its depth and also its great width, this excellent text looks at the roots of potentially effective non-violence in a variety of religions and in a range of contemporary societies.' - Rajmohan Gandhi, historian and former research professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA