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By Eva Pföstl

Is it attainable to construct an authentically democratic process in politics with no concrete moral foundations? Addressing this question within the wake of the modern challenge in democracy world wide, the quantity re-evaluates Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi’s key innovations. It foregrounds their relevance to the continued struggles that try to reconcile the it seems that multiple orientations of politics and ethics.

Collecting clean interdisciplinary researches, the publication presents insights into Gandhi’s advanced — and sometimes turbulent — highbrow and political relationships with influential figures of Indian society and politics, even if critics reminiscent of B. R. Ambedkar and buddies like Rabindranath Tagore and Jawaharlal Nehru. It additionally provides an educated political biography of Gandhi, encapsulating the salient information of his lengthy trajectory as a different mass mobilizer, socio-political activist and ideologue — from his days in South Africa to his loss of life in autonomous India. This e-book will immensely curiosity students and scholars of political conception, philosophy, ethics, historical past, and Gandhian studies.

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