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Learning Non-Violence

Gangeya Mukherji

Abstract

The essays in this volume on Non Violence engage on one plane with the totality of the concept, while at another they acknowledge the porosity of the idea of non-violence, particularly with respect to praxis or what can be thought of as learnt non violence. Conceived and osmotically structured around four themes – religion, protest, the modern condition, and the world today – the book is an invitation to consider the practical possibilities of non violence, aiming therewith to develop a transaction between modern discourses and the ancient vocabulary of the concept. The essays trace its themat ... More

Keywords: religion, justice, tolerance, conscience, revenge, protest, literature, postcolonialism, martyrdom, Gandhi

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780199458431
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199458431.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Gangeya Mukherji, editor
is Reader in English, Mahamati Prannath Mahavidyalaya, Mau-Chitrakoot, Uttar Pradesh, India

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