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Mind and Society: From Indian Studies to General Sociology

J.P.S. Uberoi and Khalid Tyabji


Seamless in approach and rigour of method and seated very much in the post-modern present, this book spans a wide spectrum of historical periods, cultures, religions, regions and politics. This is a reflection of the author’s search for a theory of vernacular pluralism suitable for Indian society and modernity. The book has three sections. The first engages with the question of swaraj or independent nationalism versus internationalism in the context of knowledge, programmes of research and the university as a social institution. The essays are written to represent the author’s viewpoint on the ... More

Keywords: mind, society, modernity, Sikhism, university, post-modernity, labour, philosophy, non-dualism, swaraj

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780199495986
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199495986.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

J.P.S. Uberoi, author
Former Professor, Department of Sociology, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi

Khalid Tyabji, editor
Visiting Professor, National School of Drama, New Delhi

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