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Talking India

By: Ashis Nandy in Conversation with Ramin Jahanbegloo

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Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015914

ISBN: 0195678982

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Multifaceted thinker and prolific author, Ashis Nandy is considered to be one of India’s leading intellectuals. For someone trained as a clinical psychologist and later as a sociologist, he continues to capture the imagination of the reading public and those interested in ideas, for his fertile mind, myriad and unpredictable ways of thinking and the essential humanism which all his writings signify. This book is a series of comprehensive interviews conducted by Ramin Jahanbegloo at Teheran and organized over six sessions. The interviewer questions Nandy within the context of his own ‘India... View more info

India Revisited: Conversations on Contemporary India

By: Ramin Jahanbegloo

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020893

ISBN: 0195689445

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In India Revisited, Ramin Jahanbegloo converses with twenty-seven leading Indian personalities––social scientists, journalists, activists, artists, and sports persons— to gain an understanding of contemporary Indian society. Jahanbegloo, an Iranian-Canadian philosopher and Gandhi scholar, raises interesting questions about the seeming contradictions of life in India: the long history of religious tolerance juxtaposed with growing religious fundamentalism, democracy being challenged by a persistent caste system, the Indian ethos of equality contested by the low status of women, affluent ... View more info

Talking Sociology

By: Ramin Jahanbegloo

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Publisher: New Delhi, Oxford University Press: 2018

Seller ID: 1202633

ISBN: 0199489378

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Description A well-known name in contemporary sociology, Dipankar Gupta’s wide range of scholarship and popular columns have justly earned him the reputation of being one of India’s leading public intellectuals. Talking Sociology provides a complete panorama of Gupta’s life and works and his contribution to Indian sociology. In this book of conversations, he shares insights into the key areas of Indian sociology, such as the problem of social stratification, citizenship and democracy, and the caste system and ethnic groups in India. It also discusses the influence of prominent thinkers ... View more info

Talking Philosophy: Richard Sorabji in Conversation with Ramin Jahanbegloo

By: Ramin Jahanbegloo

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Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 104496

ISBN: 0199462887

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In this engaging dialogue that moves effortlessly across interdisciplinary boundaries, Richard Sorabji expounds, with astounding clarity and candidness, on a broad range of issues such as the moral philosophy behind the concepts of just war and 'humanitarian intervention', whether it is possible to be a Stoic today, and whether there is such a thing as a continuous self. He surveys the four leading ancient schools of philosophical thought—Aristotelian, Stoic, Platonist (including Neoplatonist), and Epicurean—and analyses the differences in their approach to various subjects. Talking Philo... View more info

Ashis Nandy: A Life in Dissent

By: Ramin Jahanbegloo and Ananya Vajpeyi (Eds)

Price: $17.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Oxford University Press: 2018

Seller ID: 900650

ISBN: 0199483949


This book offers essays in recognition of a lifetime of works of Ashis Nandy, one of the foremost public intellectuals in Indian and global scholarship, a notable political psychologist, social theorist, and critic. It especially underlines the voice of dissent and unconventionality that is characteristic of Nandy’s work. PRINTED PAGES: 384. View more info