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Modern Indian political thought.

V. P. Varma

Modern Indian political thought.

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Published by Lakshmi Narain Agarwal in Agra .
Written in English


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Previous edition 1966.

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Locke stood to refute Sir Robert Filmer 's paternally founded political theory in favor of a natural system based on nature in a particular given system. Roman Modern Indian political thought. book philosophy was influenced by Greek schools of thought, particularly Stoicismin conjunction with the Roman tradition of republicanismas evidenced by the political philosophy of the Roman statesman Cicero and later thinkers such as Marcus Aurelius. By the late medieval period, however, the Asharite view of Islam had in general triumphed. It focuses on India's peculiar socio-political processes under colonialism that influenced the evolution of such thought. The main change that Christian thought brought was to moderate the Stoicism and theory of justice of the Roman world, and emphasize the role of the state in applying mercy as a moral example.

In its overall impact, this collection of interesting and well-argued essays, constitutes a significant contribution to the study of modern Indian political thought. The book depicts a beautiful picture of the Indian political thinkers, their career, political life and political thoughts. The political structure of the Iroquois Confederacy may have inspired some institutions adopted at the foundation of the United States. The term "government" would refer to a specific group of people who occupied, and indeed still occupy the institutions of the state, and create the laws and ordinances by which the people, themselves included, would be bound. In modern days, the ideologies of the political parties are similar and thus it is difficult to differentiate them on the basis of their ideologies.

Author: Bidyut Chakrabarty,Rajendra Kumar Pandey Category: Political Science Publication date: Page count: Modern Indian Political Thought: Text and Context is an essential reading for students of social sciences seeking to unravel the formation and text of the Modern Indian political thought. book of great Indian political thinkers. For example, the ideas of the Khawarij in the very early years of Islamic history on Khilafa and Ummahor that of Shia Islam on the concept of Imamah are considered proofs of political thought. The Russian Revolution of and similar, albeit less successful, revolutions in many other European countries brought communism — and in particular the political theory of Leninismbut also on a smaller level Luxemburgism gradually — on the world stage. It had much in common with the Islamic thinking in that the Roman Catholics also subordinated philosophy to theology.


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The early Christian philosophy of Augustine of Hippo was by and large a rewrite of Plato in a Modern Indian political thought. book context. Further, the Modern Indian political thought. book analyzes the political thought of the great Indian leaders such as Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation, whose ideas of Satyagraha, Ahimsa Non-ViolenceSwadeshi, and Swaraj are too well known and who galvanized a whole nation in achieving Independence; Jawaharlal Nehru, the Architect of Modern India and the first Indian Prime Minister whose ideas on socialism, democracy, planning and foreign policy have guided the nation; the indefatigable JP Jaya Prakash Narayanthe pioneer of socialist movement; and Bhimrao Ambedkar, the Architect of the Indian Constitution — the great social reformer who championed the cause of the scheduled castes, the underprivileged and the marginalized sections of the society.

Aquinas's use of them set the agenda for scholastic political philosophy, which dominated European thought for centuries. Finally, the book makes an analysis of ideas of other thinkers, namely, Sir Sayyed Ahmed Khan, a great advocate of communal harmony, Muhammad Ali Jinnah, an advocate of theocracy; Lala Lajpat Rai, the Lion of Punjab and the propounder of Swaraj; Ram Manohar Lohia, a powerful exponent of socialism; Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, an opponent of absolute non-violence, and Mahatma Jyotirao Govindrao Phule, a great social reformer.

It is an unconventional articulation of the political thought in India that evolved during the nationalist struggle against colonialism. Roman political philosophy was influenced by Greek schools of thought, particularly Stoicismin conjunction with the Roman tradition of republicanismas evidenced by the political philosophy of the Roman statesman Cicero and later thinkers such as Marcus Aurelius.

The clashes between the Ehl-i Sunna and Shia in the 7th and 8th centuries had a genuine political character. Printed Pages: Augustine's City of God is an influential work of this period that refuted the thesis, after the First Sack of Romethat the Christian view could be realized on Earth at all — a view many Christian Romans held.

In addition, the various branches of anarchism and syndicalism also gained some prominence, particularly in Spain and France. The main change that Christian thought brought was to moderate the Stoicism and theory of justice of the Roman world, and emphasize the role of the state in applying mercy as a moral example.

Modern Indian Political Philosophies[ edit ] Philosophies and ideologies of Indian political parties[ edit ] All political parties have some ideologies, philosophies and world views. Islamic political philosophywas, indeed, rooted in the very sources of Islami.

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It does not only talk about the lives and times of the thinkers, but also explores the important themes that formed the basis of their political ideologies. About The Book Indian Political Thought Book Summary: Intended as a text for the undergraduate and postgraduate students of Political Science, this compact book brings to fore the political thought of various Indian thinkers over the decades.

University of Baroda. The British philosopher-anthropologist Ernest Gellner considered Ibn Khaldun's definition of government"an institution which prevents injustice other than such as it commits itself", the best in the history of political theory.

His ideas are always the guiding principles of the people of the world, in general, and the people of India, in particular, for all ages i. The industrial revolution produced a parallel revolution in political thought.

In this context, some of the essays highlight the contemporary global relevance of Gandhi's socio-political ideas. One of the first, Modern Indian political thought. book important classical works of political philosophy is Plato's Republicwhich was Modern Indian political thought.

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During this same period, the socialist movement began to form.The history of political thought dates back to antiquity while the political history of the world and thus the history of political thinking by man stretches up through the Medieval period and the Renaissance.

In the Age of Enlightenment, political entities expanded from basic systems of self-governance and monarchy to the complex democratic and communist systems that exist of the. The essays in this collection highlight two major streams in modern Indian political thought—one which favoured the adoption or adaptation of western political traditions and the other which sought to evolve indigenous or alternative formulations.

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