Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
Share
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address info@exoticindia.com.

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Your Cart (0)
Books > Philosophy > LIFEWORLDS PHILOSOPHY AND INDIA TODAY
Displaying 2511 of 2714         Previous  |  NextSubscribe to our newsletter and discounts
LIFEWORLDS PHILOSOPHY AND INDIA TODAY
LIFEWORLDS PHILOSOPHY AND INDIA TODAY
Description
About the Book:

The author argues that the analysis of lifeworlds can enable the philosopher to turn a diagnostic eye on matters of concrete concern such as the critique of culture, problems of identity in fast-changing environments, the extent of responsibility, and the criteria of responsibility, and the criteria of prioritization in issues of public policy. Multiculturalism provides material for analysis, and this is followed by discussion of explicit and implicit violence, for the cultures of violence are plural. This leads to the consideration of religion in contemporary society and why it often seems to lend itself to exploitation.

About the Author:

MARGARET CHATTERJEE has been Chair in the Department of Philosophy, Delhi University, and Director, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla. Her other assignments include a Professorship in Comparative Religion at Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan, and Visiting Professorships at Drew and Calgary Universities. She has taught philosophy at Westminster College, Oxford, and Bryn Mawr, given the Teape Lectures at Cambridge, and been Lady Davis Visiting Professor at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem. Formerly President of the International Society for Metaphysics, she has published widely in the fields of philosophy and religious studies, having at one time been Spalding Visiting Fellow in Indian Philosophy and Religion at Wolfson College, Oxford. Her recent publications includeStudies in Modern Jewish and Hindu Thought(Macmillan, London, 1997), and Hinterlands and Horizons (Lexington Books, Md., 2002).

CONTENTS

Prefaceix
Acknowledgementsxi
I.Lifeworlds, Philosophy, and Indian today1
II.Pluralism and multicultural worlds18
III.Explicit and implicit violence -
does the distinction hold?
33
IV.Religion and social harmony49

Click Here for More Books Published By Indian Institute of Advanced Study

LIFEWORLDS PHILOSOPHY AND INDIA TODAY

Item Code:
IDG089
Cover:
Hardcover
Edition:
2005
Publisher:
INDIAN INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED STUDY, Shimla
ISBN:
8179860566
Language:
English
Size:
8.9" X 5.8"
Pages:
72
Other Details:
Weight of the Book: 237 gms
Price:
$16.50
Discounted:
$12.38   Shipping Free
You Save:
$4.12 (25%)
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
LIFEWORLDS PHILOSOPHY AND INDIA TODAY

Verify the characters on the left

From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 3035 times since 2nd Oct, 2008
About the Book:

The author argues that the analysis of lifeworlds can enable the philosopher to turn a diagnostic eye on matters of concrete concern such as the critique of culture, problems of identity in fast-changing environments, the extent of responsibility, and the criteria of responsibility, and the criteria of prioritization in issues of public policy. Multiculturalism provides material for analysis, and this is followed by discussion of explicit and implicit violence, for the cultures of violence are plural. This leads to the consideration of religion in contemporary society and why it often seems to lend itself to exploitation.

About the Author:

MARGARET CHATTERJEE has been Chair in the Department of Philosophy, Delhi University, and Director, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla. Her other assignments include a Professorship in Comparative Religion at Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan, and Visiting Professorships at Drew and Calgary Universities. She has taught philosophy at Westminster College, Oxford, and Bryn Mawr, given the Teape Lectures at Cambridge, and been Lady Davis Visiting Professor at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem. Formerly President of the International Society for Metaphysics, she has published widely in the fields of philosophy and religious studies, having at one time been Spalding Visiting Fellow in Indian Philosophy and Religion at Wolfson College, Oxford. Her recent publications includeStudies in Modern Jewish and Hindu Thought(Macmillan, London, 1997), and Hinterlands and Horizons (Lexington Books, Md., 2002).

CONTENTS

Prefaceix
Acknowledgementsxi
I.Lifeworlds, Philosophy, and Indian today1
II.Pluralism and multicultural worlds18
III.Explicit and implicit violence -
does the distinction hold?
33
IV.Religion and social harmony49

Click Here for More Books Published By Indian Institute of Advanced Study

Post a Comment
 
Post Review
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy

Related Items

Cultural Landscapes and the Lifeworld: Literary Images of Banaras
by Rana P.B. Singh
Hardcover (Edition: 2004)
Indica Books, Varanasi
Item Code: IDE314
$34.50$25.88
You save: $8.62 (25%)
Circumstance and Dharma
by Margaret Chatterjee
Paperback (Edition: 2010)
Indian Institute of Advanced Study Rashtrapati Nivas
Item Code: NAJ203
$15.00$11.25
You save: $3.75 (25%)
Modern Perspectives on Vedanta (Proceedings of The 20th International Congress of Vedanta)
Deal 10% Off
by Girish Nath Jha and Bal Ram Singh
Hardcover (Edition: 2012)
D. K. Printworld Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: NAJ739
$70.00$47.25
You save: $22.75 (10 + 25%)

Testimonials

I have been your customer for many years and everything has always been A++++++++++++ quality.
Delia, USA
I am your customer for many years. I love your products. Thanks for sending high quality products.
Nata, USA
I have been a customer for many years due to the quality products and service.
Mr. Hartley, UK.
Got the package on 9th Nov. I have to say it was one of the excellent packaging I have seen, worth my money I paid. And the books where all in best new conditions as they can be.
Nabahat, Bikaner
Whatever we bought from Exotic India has been wonderful. Excellent transaction,very reasonable price excellent delivery. We bought so many huge statues, clothes, decorative items, jewels etc. Every item was packed with love.
Tom and Roma Florida USA
Namaste. I want to thank you as I have received the statue and I shall always remember the service provided to such good standards.
Dr. B. Saha, UK
I received my Green Tara statue today and it's absolutely lovely, much nicer than I'd hoped--thank you so much for arranging its manufacture for me!
Betsy, California
Parcel received is brilliantly packed by your dispatch team. Excellent collection, beautiful Micro-art work. The items are exactly same as displayed. Hats-off to the collection team. The shiva linga Ring & Garuda pendant were superb. Its pleasure shopping every time. God bless your team with good energy to continue this Real collection work.
Badarinath, India
Jamavar arrived so quickly and is beautiful, thank you!
Caro
Your service is exceptional. I am very pleased with your professionalism.
Shambhu, USA
TRUSTe online privacy certification
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2016 © Exotic India