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Gandhi, a practical philosopher

Ranganath Ramachandra Diwakar

Gandhi, a practical philosopher

by Ranganath Ramachandra Diwakar

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Published by Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan in Bombay .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby R.R. Diwakar.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS481.G3 D478
    The Physical Object
    Pagination51 p. ;
    Number of Pages51
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6719M
    LC Control Numbersa 66001847
    OCLC/WorldCa9284746

    Gandhi and Philosophy presents a breakthrough in philosophy by foregrounding modern and scientific elements in Gandhi's thought, animating the dazzling materialist concepts in his writings and opening philosophy to the new frontier of nihilism. This scintillating work breaks with the history of Gandhi scholarship, removing him from the postcolonial and Hindu-nationalist axis and disclosing him. Mercer's essay on Gandhi is fascinating, and the book offers a good introduction to the philosophy and practice of non-violence. Occasionally, the expressions are overly aphoristic, and they start to get a bit repetitive at the end, but overall, the work offers solid insight into Gandhi's movement/5(33).

    Mohandas Gandhi () is widely acknowledged as one of the great souls of the twentieth century. As the leader of the Indian independence movement he defined the modem practice of nonviolence, wedding an ethic of love to a practical method of social struggle/5(22). Satyagraha was Gandhi’s political philosophy. philosophy as a practical technique to be used in resolving conflicts outside. This book, an edited volume of teaching case studies, is one.

    Parel's revealing and insightful book shows how far-reaching were the effects of Gandhi's practical philosophy on Indian thought generally and how these have survived into the present. Keywords No keywords specified (fix it) Categories Social and Political Philosophy. Read the full-text online edition of Gandhi's Political Philosophy: A Critical Examination (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Gandhi's Political Philosophy: A Critical.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Diwakar, Ranganath Ramachandra, Gandhi, a practical philosopher. Bombay: Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan,   The Story of Philosophy: The Lives and Opinions of the World's Greatest Philosophers Will Durant.

out from a man who described himself as a practical idealist, but was indeed a great soul. This book oozes with Gandhi's energy, inspirational guidance, love, and leadership. Cited by: In the preface to his book on Gandhi, Rajmohan Gandhi, a grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, expressed the same sentiment: In India we think we know him [Gandhi].

No face is more familiar. He looks at us from currency notes, postage stamps and : Nishikant Kolge. This article on Kingian Non-violence: A Practical Application in Policing, by Captain (Retired) Charles L.

Alphin talks about The philosophy of Kingian Nonviolence and the successful application of Kingian Philosophy in policing.

This section contains articles written by very well-known personalities and eminent authors about their views on Gandhi, Gandhi's works, Gandhian philosophy of Peace. In this way, Gandhi challenged the notion which prevailed in Indian society that a rift existed between the secular and spiritual, the political and the contemplative 's book shows how far-reaching were the effects of Gandhi's practical philosophy on Indian thought generally, and.

They make some initial inroads into Gandhi’s philosophy and his critique of the enlightenment. In the next section, Ken, John, and Akeel delve into Gandhi’s understanding of truth as a moral, rather than cognitive ideal, and of the well lived life as one of practical engagement, rather than one of intellectualized study.

gandhi philosophy, gandhis thoughts, gandhi quotes, practicle techniques, speeches, My life has been an open book. I have no secrets and I encourage no secrets The most practical, the most dignified way of going on in the world is to take people at their word, when you have no positive reason to the contrary I believe in.

Book Description This book develops a critical understanding of Mahatma Gandhi’s philosophy and practice in the context of contemporary challenges and engages with some of his key work and ideas.

It highlights the relevance of Gandhi’s legacy in the quest towards peace-building, equity and global justice. The appreciation of Gandhi below by Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, philosopher and former President of India, was written as the introduction to All Men are Brothers, a selection of the Mahatma's writings first published by Unesco inand now reprinted in a new edition to mark the centenary of Gandhi's birth on 2 October The main aim of this paper is to bring out all aspects of Educational Philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi with a view mahatma Gandhi.

Gandhi, the lovely and very good minded universal person, who. Book Description This book presents an interpretation of Gandhi's political philosophy, and how he strove to connect it with the four goals of life (purushartha).

Anthony Parel argues that Gandhi's aim was the restoration of harmony and the removal of any opposition between the spiritual and the temporal, the political and the by: About the Book: A collection of essays by renowned Gandhi scholar Thomas Weber, The Mahatma, His Philosophy and His Legacy provides new insights into Gandhi the individual, philosopher and political campaigner, and how later generations have interpreted his life and message.

Foreword Preface Introduction GandhiA Man who Changed the Course of History Peace through Integration A New Life Style and Gandhian Thought A New World Employment Plan The New International Order and Gandhian Thought Equality as an Aim of Policy Gandhi's Relevance Poverty, Inequality and Gandhi Challenge of Stagnation in Developing Countries The Impact of Mahatma Gandhi 4/5(1).

Our topic this week is Gandhi as philosopher. That would be Mahatma Gandhi, the great spiritual and political leader, father of the Indian Independence movement. The man who preached and practiced non-violence, and inspired millions around the world -- including America's own apostle of non-violence, Martin Luther King.

Gandhi is one of the people who has influenced me the most," writes Norway's leading philosopher, Arne Næss, in this book. Arne Næss has worked with Mahatma Gandhi's ideas since he was eighteen - in other words, for more than seventy years.

The book contains a short biography of Gandhi's fascinating life history, but Næss's main emphasis is/5(11). The Gandhi's Philosophy of Nonviolence (GNN) is a list of organisations and individuals that promote or teach nonviolence.

This section contains articles written by very well-known personalities and eminent authors about their views on Gandhi, Gandhi's works, Gandhian philosophy of Peace, Nonviolence and Conflict Resolution. » Mind of Mahatma Gandhi (Complete Book Online) Philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi on 96 important subjects in his own words.

These selections are from his speeches and writings and will give the reader some idea of the working of Gandhi's mind, the growth of his thoughts on peace, nonviolence, truth, love, God and the practical techniques which he adopted.

Philosophy and Ideas of Mahatma Gandhi (1)Mahatma Gandhi's dream of Clothing for Indian People: Mahatma Gandhi wanted Khadi to be the national cloth.

He believed that if Khadi was used by every Indian, it would go a long way in bridging the gulf between the rich and the poor. However his idea of scant clothes.

Louis Fischer wrote more than one book on Gandhi. He also wrote a biography of Gandhi called The Life of Mahatma Gandhi, which was published after Gandhi’s death.

That book was the basis for Attenborough’s film. I didn’t want that book; I wanted something else by Fischer. Anthony Parel affords a novel perspective on the philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi. He explores how Gandhi connected the spiritual with the temporal.

As Parel points out 'being more things than one' is a good description of Gandhi and, with these words in mind, he shows how Gandhi, drawing on the Indian time-honoured theory of the purusharthas or 'the aims of life', fitted his ethical, political /5(2).

Hence in the restricted sense of the term, his was a realistic philosophy and that is why he was not tired of calling himself a practical idealist. Whatever he has uttered in this respect war first experimentally proved by him and therefore it is a negation of truth if one says that the teachings of Gandhiji are meant for the Mahatmas alone and.

Gandhi was both a statesman who lived a spiritual life and a scientist who conducted experiments in applied spirituality. Sketching the person as a composite of body, mind and consciousness, the book provides a psychological model for understanding Gandhi s life and : K. Ramakrishna Rao, Foreword: His Holiness The Dalai Lama & Frontpiece: Mr.

Barack Obama President of The United States of America. Gandhi and Philosophy – On Theological Anti-Politics; Shaj Mohan & Divya Dwivedi, Bloomsbury, ₹ You have reached your limit for free articles .