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Cultural Affirmation of Non-Criminal Identity

Anindita Mukhopadhyay

in Behind The Mask: The Cultural Definition of the Legal Subject in Colonial Bengal (1715-1911)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195680836
eISBN:
9780199080700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195680836.003.0026
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter focuses on the assumptions of the bhadralok about the ideal nature of the rule of law, which fed into the construction of the nation. It deals with the development of a mindset of the ... More


<i>Swadharma</i> and <i>Svabhava</i> in Gandhi’s Social Philosophy

Koneru Ramakrishna Rao

in Gandhi's Dharma

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199477548
eISBN:
9780199090921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199477548.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History, Political History

This chapter discusses Gandhi’s social philosophy. The focus in this chapter is on the concepts of svabhava and swadharma from which we attempt to formulate a synthetic notion of righteousness. We ... More


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