Indian Political Thought : Text and Context
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|Nazwa przedmiotu:||Indian Political Thought : Text and Context|
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This course would analyse the writings of several Indian thinkers starting from Kautilya who is regarded as the Machiavelli of the East to the Great social reformer Raja Rammohun Roy to Mahatma Gandhi who had left an indelible imprint on world-history.
Indian political thought is relevant for the whole of humanity and not just Indian. They offer theories for the resolution of several historical problems, issues and isms such as feudalism, imperialism, communism and materialism. This Course intends to stimulate and promote a serious study of Indian political thought. This course would analyse the writings of several Indian thinkers starting from Kautilya who is regarded as the Machiavelli of the East to the Great social reformer Raja Rammohun Roy to Mahatma Gandhi who had left an indelible imprint on world-history. The course would also focus on the socio-historical contexts in which these ideas and theories developed, what arguments were made in favor of them and their practical utility.
1. Political Thought in Modern India, Edited by THOMAS PANTHAM and KENNETH L. DEUTSCH, Sage Publications.
2. Foundations of Indian Political Thought, By V.R. Mehta, Manohar Publishers and Distributors.
3. Modern Indian Political Thought: Text and Context By Bidyut Chakrabarty and Rajendra Kumar Pandey, Sage Texts.
4. Ancient and Medieval Indian Political Thought by V.P.Varma, Laxmi Narayan Agarwal Publishers.
5. Reading Gandhi, By Anil Dutta Mishra, Pearson India Publishers.
6. Political Thoughts in India: 400 B.C.-1980, By Angadipuram Appadorai, Khama Publishers.
1. The White Umbrella – Indian Political Thought from Manu to Gandhi by Donald Mac Kenzie Brown, Praeger Books.
2. Kautilya – The Arthashastra by L.N. Rangarajan, Penguin Books.
3. Ancient Indian Political Thought and Institutions, By B.A.Saletore, Asia Publishing House.
4. The Moral and Political Thought of Mahatma Gandhi, By Raghavan N. Iyer, Oxford University Press.
5. Political Science: Volume 3: Indian Political Thought, By Pradip Kumar Datta, Sanjay Palshikar, Achin Vanaik , Oxford University Press.
6. Debating India: Essays on Indian Political Discourse, Bhikhu Parekh, Oxford University Press.
7. Political Thought in Ancient India: Emergence of the State, Evolution of Kingship Based on the Saptanga Theory (Reconstructing Indian History and Culture) , By G.P. Singh, D.K. Printworld Publishers.
Student has basic knowledge about Indian political thought.
Student knows basic masterworks and great Indian thinkers.
Student is able to understand and interpret basic text from Indian political thought.
Student is able to understand social context in which Indian political thought has developed.
Student participates in discussion with lecturer.
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Właścicielem praw autorskich jest Uniwersytet Mikołaja Kopernika w Toruniu.