Gandhi's Philosophy and the Quest for Harmony
By (author) Anthony J. Parel
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Gandhi's Philosophy and the Quest for Harmony by Anthony J. Parel
Book DescriptionAnthony 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, aesthetic and religious ideas together. In this way Gandhi challenged the notion which prevailed in Indian society that a rift existed between the secular and the spiritual, the political and the contemplative life. 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.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521867153
(228mm x 152mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 10-Aug-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Anthony J. Parel
Pax Gandhiana, Hardback (August 2016)
In this book, Anthony J. Parel makes the controversial argument that despite Gandhi's contributions to religion, nonviolence, civil rights, and civil disobedience, his most significant contribution was that as a political philosopher.
Gandhi: 'Hind Swaraj' and Other Writings Centenary Edition, Paperback (October 2009)
Special centenary edition of Hind Swaraj, celebrating 100 years since the first publication of Mahatma Gandhi's fundamental work.
Gandhi's Philosophy and the Quest for Harmony, Paperback (December 2007)
This book presents an interpretation of Gandhi's political philosophy, and how he strove to connect it with the four goals of life.
Machiavellian Cosmos, Hardback (February 1992)» View all books by Anthony J. Parel
An interpretation of Machiavelli's thought in which Parel looks at Machiavelli's belief in the occult forces of heaven and humours. He argues that a premodern cosmology and anthropology underlie Machiavelli's political works and shows how this astrological determination shapes Machiavelli's ideas.
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Author Biography - Anthony J. Parel
Anthony J. Parel is Emeritus Professor of Political Science at the University of Calgary. His previous publications include Gandhi: 'Hind Swaraj' and Other Writings (1997) and Gandhi, Freedom and Self-Rule (2000).
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