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The Philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi for the Twenty-First Century.

Author: Douglas AllenBhikhu ParekhAnthony ParelVinit HaksarRichard L JohnsonAll authors
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, 2008.
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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  Read more...
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Allen, Douglas.
Philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi for the Twenty-First Century.
Lanham : Lexington Books, ©2008
Named Person: Gandhi, Mahatma; Gandhi, Mahatma
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas Allen; Bhikhu Parekh; Anthony Parel; Vinit Haksar; Richard L Johnson; Nicholas Gier; Fred Dallmayr; Joseph Prabhu; Naresh Dadhich; Makarand Paranjape; Margaret Chatterjee; M V Naidu
ISBN: 9781461634447 146163444X
OCLC Number: 858230982
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (281 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Introduction: Key Issues and Overview of Gandhi's Philosophy for the Twenty-First Century Douglas Allen; 1 Gandhi and Interreligious Dialogue Bhikhu Parekh; 2 Bridging the Secular and the Spiritual Anthony Parel; 3 Mahatma Gandhi's Philosophy of Violence, Non violence, and Education Douglas Allen; 4 Satyagraha and the Right to Civil Disobedience Vinit Haksar; 5 Three 9/11s: Satyagraha or Terrorism Richard L. Johnson; 6 Nonviolence as a Civic Virtue: Gandhi and Reformed Liberalism Nicholas F. Gier; 7 Gandhi and Islam: A Heart-and-Mind Unity? Fred Dallmayr. 8 Gandhi's Religious Ethics Joseph Prabhu9 The Postmodern Discourse on Gandhi: Modernity and Truth Naresh Dadhich; 10 The ""Sanatani"" Mahatma: Rereading Gandhi Post-Hindutva Makarand Paranjape; 11 Gandhi's Conception of a New Society Margaret Chatterjee; 12 The Anatomy of Nonviolent Revolution: A Comparative Analysis M.V. Naidu; Index; About the Editor and Contributors.

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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 ot.

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