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The Philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi for the Twenty-First Century

Un libro in lingua di Allen Douglas (EDT) edito da Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, 2008

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While all of the contributors to this collection edited by Allen (philosophy, U. of Maine) agree the Mahatma Gandhi is philosophically significant and relevant for the 21st century, there is nevertheless significant disagreement within these pages about the exact nature of that significance and relevance. Topics addressed by the 12 contributions include Gandhi's views on interreligious conflict and dialogue; his formulation of the proper relationship between the secular and the spiritual; his philosophy of violence, nonviolence, and education; his formulation of the right to civil disobedience; his views on the mutually reinforcing dynamic of imperialist and anti-imperialist terrorism; his engagement with Hindu-Muslim communal violence; his religious ethics; his critique of modernity; and his conception of a new society. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Informazioni bibliografiche

  • Titolo del Libro in lingua: The Philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi for the Twenty-First Century
  • Lingua: English
  • AutoreAllen Douglas (EDT)
  • Editore: Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc
  • Collana:  (Paperback)
  • Data di Pubblicazione: 15 Gennaio '08
  • Genere: RELIGION
  • Pagine: 263
  • Peso gr: 430
  • Dimensioni mm: 222 x 152 x 25
  • ISBN-10: 073912224X
  • EAN-13: 9780739122242