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Published by Deep & Deep Publications in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948.,
    • Statesmen -- India -- Biography.,
    • Nationalists -- India -- Biography.,
    • India -- Politics and government -- 1919-1947.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJai Narain.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS481.G3 N347 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination163 p. ;
      Number of Pages163
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2163659M
      ISBN 10817100041X
      LC Control Number88900812
      OCLC/WorldCa19058700

        Interpreting Gandhi in this context, Ronald J. Terchek says in Gandhi’s view, plurality simultaneously requires distinctiveness and unity, individual integrity and cooperation. In fact Gandhi never tries to accept any partial perspective whether it is the advaita of metaphysics or logico-materialism of the modern-day scientific knowledge.


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Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Gandhi's Political Philosophy: A Critical Gandhi's Political Philosophy: A Critical Examination past two centuries the West has politically and economically dominated the rest of the world and used its economic and political power to spread its ways of life and thought.

Its ideas travelled with. For anyone interested in world peace, Mary King's book, Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr: The Power of Nonviolent Action, is a must read.

In the post cold war era, the battling forces of conflict - war and negotiation - peace have changed. From tothe Gandhis view of political power book States/Soviet Union standoff shaped public by: Dr Brown presents a political study of the first clearly defined period in Mahatma Gandhi's Indian career, from to The period began with Gandhi's return from South Africa as a stranger to Indian politics, witnessed his dramatic assertion of leadership in the Indian National Congress of and ended with his imprisonment by the British after the collapse of his all-India civil Format: Paperback.

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi's Religion and Political Views. Gandhi as a Political Strategist is a book about the political strategies used by Mahatma Gandhi, and their ongoing implications and applicability outside of their original Indian context. Written by Gene Sharp, the book was originally published in the United States in An Indian edition was published in The book has been reviewed in several professional journals.

In this article on Gandhi, 'Political Thought of Mahatma Gandhi: A Brief Outline', the author gives a brief outline of the political thoughts of Gandhi.

This section contains articles written by very well-known personalities and eminent authors about Gandhiji's view On Politics and it's relevance today. Gandhi: Behind the Mask of Divinity is a book by United States Army officer G.

Singh. The book was written in biographical form nearly 60 years after the assassination of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, and challenges his image as a saintly, benevolent, and pacifistic leader of Indian independence, told through Gandhi's own writings and actions over the course of his life.

The book claims that Gandhi Publisher: Prometheus Books. Gandhi said that, “to me political power is not an end but Gandhis view of political power book of the means of enabling people to better their conditions in every department of life.

Political power means the capacity to regulate national life through national representatives. If national life becomes so perfect as to become self-regulated, no representation become Size: KB. Politics of Gandhi. Coming to the political thought of Gandhi, we have to remember certain dispositions of of all, Gandhi was not a system builder in an academic was not a political all his sayings were pouring from.

Chapter: 3 Socio-Political Thought of Mahatma Gandhi Introduction M. Gandhi known as ‘Mahatma’ was great hero; serve up the nation with truth and non-violence. He was always against violence.

Gandhi conjures up another dream of politics and conflict at a time once coercion isn’t solelyFile Size: KB. Thus the centralization of power in the State negates the very conception of democracy.

This is why Gandhi did not favour the so-called democracy in the West. In his view, Western democracy was only formal. In reality it was totalitarian in so far as only a few could enjoy the political power in this system. Mohandas Gandhi was born in the western part of British-ruled India on October 2, A timid child, he was married at thirteen to a girl of the same age, Kasturbai.

Following the death of his father, Gandhi's family sent him to England in to study law. There, he became interested in the. Mahatma Gandhi inspired people all over the world, including one of the United States’ most famous civil rights leaders, Martin Luther King Jr.

Though the two men never got a. Mahatma Gandhi, byname of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, (born October 2,Porbandar, India—died JanuDelhi), Indian lawyer, politician, social activist, and writer who became the leader of the nationalist movement against the British rule of India.

As such, he came to be considered the father of his country. Gandhi is. Gandhi was a Hindu by name but drew from all religions, particularly Jainism for his policy of non-violence. He spent much of his life trying to reconcile differences between religious groups.

Political Views. Gandhi was the ultimate civil rights activist. His politics revolved around equality, freedom, and. Based on the complete edition of his works, this new volume presents Gandhi’s most important political writings arranged around the two central themes of his political teachings: satyagraha (the power of non-violence) and swaraj (freedom).

Dennis Dalton’s general Introduction and headnotes highlight the life of Gandhi, set the readings in historical context, and provide insight into the. The book succeeds in providing an insightful if perhaps uncritical examination of Gandhi’s approach to political theory and method through examining in depth the significance of political experiment and its connection to truth and knowledge for Gandhi, as well as core Gandhian concepts such as swaraj, swadeshi and sarvodaya, for example Author: Iain Atack.

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was leader of India's nonviolent independence movement against British rule. He was revered the world over for his philosophy of passive resistance and was known to his. Gandhi’s literally self-centred view of politics reached its zenith in the months around independence in Late in he asked his year-old great-niece Manu to sleep with him to test his sexual desire; connecting the worsening political situation to his own failure to be perfectly sexless.

Based on the complete edition of his works, this new volume presents Gandhi’s most important political writings arranged around the two central themes of his political teachings: satyagraha (the power of non-violence) and swaraj (freedom). Dennis Dalton’s general Introduction and headnotes highlight the life of Gandhi, set the readings in historical context, and provide insight into the 4/5(1).

This was well-received and ratified by the All India Congress Committee under Gandhi's leadership. (Moraes, ) Nehru’s power and influence would continue to grow throughout the Indian Independence movement, leading to him being selected by Gandhi as the first prime minister of an independent India.

In Gandhi's view all the political power that was concentrated in the State apparatus could be dissolved down to every last individual. He stated "Power resides in the people, they can use it at any time."5 Reiterating the idea of Anarchy, Gandhi said, "In such a state (of affairs), everyone is his own rulers.

Political Thought and Politics of Jawaharlal Nehru. Nehru imparted a socialistic vision to the Indian development. Nehru adopted Marxism in the s as a tool for understanding society, social development and the national movement itself He disagreed, on one basic question at lease afterwith the con­temporary Marxist position.

MIDDLE EAST, INDIA, Ma — After twenty centuries all that can be said of Christianity is that it is the world’s largest religion with over 2 billion followers.

Its influence on men Author: Frank Raj. Mahatma Gandhi tried his best to crush the Human Rights, Fundamental Rights, Social Rights, Economics Rights, Political Rights, Educational Rights and Religious Rights of the Untouchables (Dalits) of India, through “Poona Packet” on Sep, i.e.

the Untouchables (Dalits) of India hate him (Mr. Mahatma Gandhi). Mahatma Gandhi was accused of acting as an apologist for the caste system in India.

Inhe resorted to fasting ‘to block an affirmative action’ planned by Britain in favour of the outcastes, the so-called ‘untouchables’. Gandhi tried his best to undermine the centuries-old caste system and to remove the blot of untouchability from Hinduism.

It would be relevant to state that Gandhi's 'Satyagraha' movement was instrumental in releasing the countless inhibitions, social, emotional, political and physical, of the woman in India from the villages as well as from the cities, from the highest caste and class to the lowest.

It was as if the flood-gates of suppression were lifted, and out. Self-rule is a political goal pursued by Gandhi for India. In contrast non-violence, self-renunciation, and truth are policies of self conduct and political action that guide the action for. Mohandas 'Mahatma' Gandhi Gandhi in during a visit to London©.

Mahatma Gandhi has come to be known as the Father of India and a. Mahatma Gandhi is revered the world over as one of history’s most transformative and inspirational hout his life in South Africa and India, Gandhi was a fearless campaigner for the rights and dignity of all people, whose constant and unwavering promotion of non-violence as a tool to win over hearts and minds has forever left its mark on the : Goalcast.

India needs to know the real Gandhi J oseph Lelyveld's book Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle with India does not break new ground, but the Gandhi. Gandhi during the Salt March, March-April (Wikimedia Commons/Walter Bosshard) History remembers Mohandas Gandhi’s Salt March as one of the great episodes of resistance in the past century and as a campaign which struck a decisive blow against British imperialism.

In the early morning of MaGandhi and a trained cadre of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi () was one of the few men in history to fight simultaneously on moral, religious, political, social, economic, and cultural fronts.

During his time as a lawyer in South Africa he developed his strategy of non-violence: the idea of opposing unjust laws by non-violent protest. His book The Politics of Nonviolent Action () is widely regarded as a classic.

Other important works are two collections of essays, Social Power and Political Freedom () and Gandhi as a Political Strategist (), and the more recent Making Europe Unconquerable (). Gandhi Political Thinker 2 Indian National Congress 3 Salt March by Mahatma Gandhi 4 Non-Cooperation Movement 5 Indian Independence Movement 6 Gandhis view of Swaraj and rural same in his vivid descriptions of Indian villages Innumerable books have been written on the ideology and philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi but this book is.

Gandhi fought Ambedkar over establishing separate electorates for untouchables, arguing that these would “vivisect” Hinduism. “I want political power for my community,” Ambedkar explained. On Septemin his cell at Yerwada Jail near Bombay, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi begins a hunger strike in protest of the British government’s.

To Gandhi, political power, or the state, was not an end in itself, but “one of the means of enabling people to better their condition in every department of life”.

Thus, he did not accept the Hegelian view of the state as the final goal of human organi­zation, the ultimate end that has the highest right against the individual and is itself above morality. Mohandas Gandhi (October 2, –Janu ) was the father of the Indian independence movement.

While fighting discrimination in South Africa, Gandhi developed satyagraha, a nonviolent way of protesting injustice. Returning to his birthplace of India, Gandhi spent his remaining years working to end British rule of his country and to better the lives of India's poorest : Jennifer Rosenberg.

His view of the female body was warped. in her book Sex and Power, Gandhi's genius was to realise the great power of non-violent political revolution. But the violence of his thoughts Author: Michael Connellan.Power based on love is a thousand times more effective and permanent than the one derived from fear of punishment." Gandhi opposed the power concentration in a few or single hand.

He believed that the concentration of political power leads to the exploitation, inequality and promote the hierarchal society.Satyagraha, (Sanskrit and Hindi: “holding onto truth”) concept introduced in the early 20th century by Mahatma Gandhi to designate a determined but nonviolent resistance to evil.

Gandhi’s satyagraha became a major tool in the Indian struggle against British imperialism and has since been adopted by protest groups in other countries.