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Talking India: Ashis Nandy in Conversation with Ramin Jahanbegloo

Ashis Nandy and Ramin Jahanbegloo

Abstract

Multifaceted thinker and prolific author, Ashis Nandy is considered one of India's leading intellectuals. For someone trained as a clinical psychologist and a sociologist, he continues to cross disciplinary boundaries and capture the imagination of the reading public and everyone interested in the world of ideas. This book explores Nandy's myriad and unpredictable ways of thinking and the essential humanism of his writings, which are a homage to the known and unknown victims of history. The book has grown out of a series of six comprehensive interviews conducted by Ramin Jahanbegloo, an Irania ... More

Keywords: Ashis Nandy, Indian intellectuals, Ramin Jahanbegloo, Iranian philosopher, Indian-ness, religion, cultural pluralism, democracy, globalization

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2006 Print ISBN-13: 9780195678987
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195678987.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ashis Nandy, author
Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, Delhi

Ramin Jahanbegloo, author
Cultural Research Bureau, Tehran

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