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  • 1 b/w illus.
  • Page extent: 244 pages
  • Size: 228 x 152 mm
  • Weight: 0.53 kg

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 (ISBN-13: 9780521867153 | ISBN-10: 0521867150)

Gandhi’s Philosophy and the Quest for Harmony

Cambridge University Press
0521867150 - Gandhi’s Philosophy and the Quest for Harmony - by Anthony J. Parel
Table of Contents


Contents

Prefacepage ix
Acknowledgmentsxii
Part I   The four aims of life1
Introduction3
1Gandhi’s reconstitution of the four aims14
Part II   Politics and economics29
2Civic nationalism31
3The state52
4The economy68
Part III   Dharma85
5Dharma as duty87
6Dharma as religion99
7Dharma as ethics117
Part IV   Pleasure135
8Celibacy and sexuality137
9Art and society157
Part V   Spiritual liberation175
10The Gita and moksha177
11Conclusion: the political and the spiritual195
Bibliography206
Glossary216
Index219

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