Civilizations : Nostalgia and Utopia.

Civilizations is a tome of rich philosophical discourse borne out of years of reflection and investigation by Daya Krishna, one of the foremost philosophers of twentieth-century India. The book is an engaging and thought-provoking philosophical account that demonstrates that critical inquiry is an o...

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Main Author: Krishna, Daya.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New Delhi : SAGE India, 2012.
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Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Contents; Foreword; Introduction; A Note from the Author; PART I: Social Philosophy: Past and Future; 1
  • The Concept of Society; 2
  • The Two Predicaments; 3
  • Reflection on Action; 4
  • Perspectives on Freedom; 5
  • The Search for a Measuring Rod; 6
  • Society: Reality and Utopia; PART II: Civilizations: Past and Future; 7
  • Civilizations: Past and Future; 8
  • Understanding Civilizations: Two Case Studies, Indian and Western; 9
  • Civilizations: Nostalgia and Utopia; Index; About the Author.