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Gandhi and Philosophy : On Theological Anti-Politics - by Shaj Mohan & Divya Dwivedi (Hardcover)

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Gandhi and Philosophy presents a breakthrough in philosophy by foregrounding modern and scientific elements in Gandhi's thought, animating the dazzling materialist concepts in his writings and opening philosophy to the new frontier of nihilism.

This scintillating work breaks with the history of Gandhi scholarship, removing him from the postcolonial and Hindu-nationalist axis and disclosing him to be the enemy that the philosopher dreads and needs. Naming the congealing systematicity of Gandhi's thoughts with the Kantian term hypophysics, Mohan and Dwivedi develop his ideas through a process of reason that awakens the possibilities of concepts beyond the territorial determination of philosophical traditions. The creation of the new method of criticalisation - the augmentation of critique - brings Gandhi's system to its exterior and release. It shows the points of intersection and infiltration between Gandhian concepts and such issues as will, truth, violence, law, anarchy, value, politics and metaphysics and compels us to imagine Gandhi's thought anew.

Number of Pages: 240
Genre: Philosophy
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Academic
Author: Shaj Mohan & Divya Dwivedi
Language: English
Street Date: December 13, 2018
TCIN: 51720972
UPC: 9781474221719
Item Number (DPCI): 248-29-9069
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