Download PDF by Anuradha Veeravalli: Gandhi in Political Theory: Truth, Law and Experiment

By Anuradha Veeravalli

ISBN-10: 1472422848

ISBN-13: 9781472422842

Can Gandhi be thought of a scientific philosopher? whereas the importance of Gandhi’s suggestion and lifestyles to our occasions is indisputable it's broadly assumed that he didn't serve any self-discipline and can't be thought of a scientific philosopher. regardless of an overpowering physique of scholarship and literature on his existence and notion the presuppositions of Gandhi’s experiments, the systematic nature of his intervention in smooth political conception and his strategy haven't formerly acquired sustained awareness. Addressing this lacuna, the ebook contends that Gandhi’s critique of recent civilization, the presuppositions of post-Enlightenment political idea and their epistemological and metaphysical foundations is either finished and systematic. Gandhi’s experiments with fact within the political enviornment through the Indian Independence move are studied from the perspective of his wakeful engagement with approach and concept instead of purely as a private creed, non secular place or ethical dedication. the writer indicates how Gandhi’s experiments are illustrative of his theoretical place, and the way they shape the root of his competition to the rules of contemporary western political idea and the presuppositions of the fashionable country nation along with envisioning the rules of an alternate modernity for India, and through its instance, for the world.

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