Modern Frames and Premodern Themes in Indian Philosophy: by A. Raghuramaraju

By A. Raghuramaraju

This publication offers a desirable exam of contemporary Indian philosophical inspiration from the margins. It considers the topic from views – the way it has been understood past India and the way Indian thinkers have taken care of Western rules within the context of Indian society. The publication discusses the innovations of the self, the opposite and the border that underline a number of debates on modernity. during this framework, it proposes the idea of the opposite as an enabler in taking cue from the lives of Swami Vivekananda, Mahatma Gandhi and Rabindranath Tagore. It focusses at the nature and compulsions of the colonised self, and its reaction to the physique of unexpected and occasionally oppressive rules. The research strains those topics with allusion to the works of Edward stated, Frantz Fanon and Krishna Chandra Bhattacharyya and the Bhagavad Gita. the writer exposes the restrictions in present theories of self, the incompatibility among the slavery of self and svaraj in principles, how the premodern village intersects sleek urban and democracy, the novel demanding situations that confront society with its gathered social evils, inequality, hierarchy and the necessity for reform and non-violence.

This enticing paintings can be of curiosity to students and researchers of Indian philosophy, social and political philosophy, Indian political conception, postcolonialism and South Asian studies.

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