Corpus ID: 208510177

WORKING TOWARD THE DEVOTIONAL IDEAL: GANDHI ON THE NON-IDIAL STATUS OF LIBERAL INSTITUTIONS AND VALUES

@inproceedings{Allen2019WORKINGTT,
  title={WORKING TOWARD THE DEVOTIONAL IDEAL: GANDHI ON THE NON-IDIAL STATUS OF LIBERAL INSTITUTIONS AND VALUES},
  author={Michael Allen},
  year={2019}
}
Gandhi’s relationship to liberal political philosophy has recently become a source of controversy. On the one hand, advocates for a virtue-based reformed liberal interpretation of Gandhi are inattentive to the devotional aspects of his political thought. On the other hand, advocates for a Tolstoyan and Hindu devotional interpretation are equally inattentive to those aspects of his political thought embracing liberal institutions and values. However, I re-interpret the devotional Gandhi’s… Expand
1 Citations
ANIMAL LIBERATION FROM A GANDHIAN PERSPECTIV: POLITICAL AND SPIRITUAL FREEDOM IN THE PURUSHARTHAS
In this article, I develop a Gandhian perspective on animal liberation. Indeed, I argue, against Gandhi himself, the traditional Hindu theory of the purusharthas, or goals of life, applies toExpand

References

SHOWING 1-7 OF 7 REFERENCES
Gandhi’s Synthesis of Liberal and Communitarian Values: Its Basis and Insights
It is well known that notions of individual sovereignty, universal rights, and the duty to follow one’s own conscience are central to the philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi. The importance Gandhi places onExpand
Gandhi’s Devotional Political Thought
The political thought of Mohandas K. Gandhi increasingly has been used as a paradigmatic example of hybrid political thought that developed out of a cross-cultural dialogue of Eastern and WesternExpand
Violence in a spirit of love: Gandhi and the limits of non-violence
The paper considers how Mahatma Gandhi’s Law of Ahimsa (or non-violence) can be reconciled with the necessity of violence; some of the strategies that Gandhi adopts in response to this problem areExpand
Gandhi and the Emergence of the Modern Indian Political Canon
  • A. Parel
  • Sociology
  • The Review of Politics
  • 2008
Abstract This article explores Mahatma Gandhi's contributions towards the evolution of the modern Indian political canon. Beginning with the Arthasastra, classical India had a political canon of itsExpand
Gandhi’s Translation of the Apologia: An Unexplored Dialogical Space.
  • Journal of Indian Council of Philosophical Research,
  • 2009
What Do We Want from a Theory of Justice
CIVIC EDUCATION IN THE LIBERAL STATE