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Ethics for Our Times: Essays in Gandhian Perspective

M V Nadkarni

Abstract

This book provides analysis of ethics as a conceptual framework and the relevance of Gandhian thought for dealing with current issues like environmental crisis, social justice, and equity and harmony in society. The book explores the issues of economic development, environment, humanism, and religion in relation to modern ethical inquiries and argues for the need to adopt a holistic approach in resolving everyday moral questions. It also analyzes Mahatma Gandhi as an activist, philosopher and thinker and highlights the connection among the three systems of thought-ethics, the Hindu scriptures ... More

Keywords: ethics, Gandhian thought, environmental crisis, social justice, equity, harmony, humanism, moral questions, thought-ethics, Hindu scriptures

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780199450534
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199450534.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

M V Nadkarni, author
Honorary Visiting Professor, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bengaluru

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