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Unconditional Equality: Gandhi’s Religion of Resistance

By: Ajay Skaria

Price: $18.95

Publisher: New Delhi, Permanent Black/Orient BlackSwan Pvt. Ltd: 2017

Seller ID: 900726

ISBN: 8178245108

Condition: New


Unconditional Equality examines Mahatma Gandhi’s critique of liberal ideas of freedom and equality, and his own practice of a freedom and equality organized around religion. Sometimes working against the grain of Gandhi’s explicit formulations, Unconditional Equality reconceives satyagraha (passive resistance) as a politics that strives for the absolute equality of all beings. Liberal traditions usually affirm an abstract equality. But for Gandhi such equality is an “equality of [the] sword”—because it excludes those presumed to lack reason (such as animals or the colonized), but al... View more info

Unconditional Equality: Gandhi’s Religion of Resistance

By: Ajay Skaria

Price: $48.22

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Permanent Black: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 108396

ISBN: 8178244772

Condition: New


Unconditional Equality examines Mahatma Gandhi’s critique of liberal ideas of freedom and equality, and his own practice of a freedom and equality organized around religion.Sometimes working against the grain of Gandhi’s explicit formulations, Unconditional Equality reconceives satyagraha (passive resistance) as a politics that strives for the absolute equality of all beings. Liberal traditions usually affirm an abstract equality. But for Gandhi such equality is an “equality of [the] sword”—because it excludes those presumed to lack reason (such as animals or the colonized), but also... View more info