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Talking India: Ashis Nandy in Conversation with Ramin Jahanbegloo

Ashis Nandy and Ramin Jahanbegloo

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195678987
eISBN:
9780199081356
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195678987.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Multifaceted thinker and prolific author, Ashis Nandy is considered one of India's leading intellectuals. For someone trained as a clinical psychologist and a sociologist, he continues to cross ... More


The Epistemic Charity of the Social Constructivist Critics of Science and Why the Third World Should Refuse the Offer The Epistemic Charity of the Social Constructivist Critics of Science and Why the Third World Should Refuse the Offer Meera Nanda

Meera Nanda

in A House Built on Sand: Exposing Postmodernist Myths About Science

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195117257
eISBN:
9780199785995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195117255.003.0019
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Recent claims that all science is parochial and that ethnosciences are more appropriate for developing countries have been eagerly taken up intellectuals in these countries to repudiate the heritage ... More


 Postmodernism, Hindu Nationalism, and “Vedic Science”

Meera Nanda

in Scientific Values and Civic Virtues

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195172256
eISBN:
9780199835546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195172256.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Indian intellectuals influenced by postmoderism such as Ashis Nandy and Vandana Shiva, put local folk beliefs on a par with science. Hindu nationalists, especially members of the Vishwa Hindu ... More


An Indian Childhood

Ashis Nandy

in Talking India: Ashis Nandy in Conversation with Ramin Jahanbegloo

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195678987
eISBN:
9780199081356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195678987.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This section of the book presents the biography of Ashis Nandy, beginning with his childhood memories, moral education, and early influences. It then describes the factors that brought Nandy to the ... More


Looking in the Mirror of the East

Ashis Nandy

in Talking India: Ashis Nandy in Conversation with Ramin Jahanbegloo

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195678987
eISBN:
9780199081356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195678987.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This section begins with a discussion of Ashis Nandy's work on Indian fascism. Nandy also talks about the two forms of violence in India—mass violence and individualistic violence, and whether ... More


Tradition and Modernity

Ashis Nandy

in Talking India: Ashis Nandy in Conversation with Ramin Jahanbegloo

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195678987
eISBN:
9780199081356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195678987.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Beginning with a discussion of Ashis Nandy's views about the central traditions in India today and how they have changed in the last fifty years, this section also presents Nandy's views on evil in ... More


The Idea of India

Ashis Nandy

in Talking India: Ashis Nandy in Conversation with Ramin Jahanbegloo

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195678987
eISBN:
9780199081356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195678987.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This section begins with Ashis Nandy presenting his views about Indian political identity. He then moves on to discuss the relevance of the caste system; India in the twenty-first century; India's ... More


Is India a Postmodern Culture?

Ashis Nandy

in Talking India: Ashis Nandy in Conversation with Ramin Jahanbegloo

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195678987
eISBN:
9780199081356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195678987.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Beginning with a discussion of Ashis Nandy's views about postmodernism in India, this section also presents his views about the colonized response to colonization; the issues of multiculturalism and ... More


Gandhi and the Indian Identity

Ramin Jahanbegloo

in India Revisited: Conversations on Continuity and Change

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195689440
eISBN:
9780199080342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195689440.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

In this interview, Ashis Nandy talks about Mahatma Gandhi and the contemporary Indian identity visualized by him. In the course of his conversation with Ramin Jahanbegloo, Nandy discusses whether ... More


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