Non-violence and the other A composite theory of multiplism, heterology and heteronomy drawn from jainism and gandhi

  title={Non-violence and the other A composite theory of multiplism, heterology and heteronomy drawn from jainism and gandhi},
  author={Chakravarthi Ram-Prasad},
  pages={22 - 3}
This paper 1 works through a largely intuitive notion of Otherness, an abstract understanding of violence and the moral response of non-violence drawn from the life and work of Mahatma Gandhi, a schematic presentation of approaches to Otherness, and an outline of a fully non-violent mode of engagement with Otherness drawn from a reading of the philosophy of the Indian religion of Jainism. I call this mode of engagement the search for “affinity.” It comes out of a philosophical view that I term… 

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