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Critical Humanities from India
Language: en
Pages: 302
Authors: D. Venkat Rao
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-03-09 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The field of humanities generates a discourse that traditionally addressed the questions of what is proper to man, rights of man, crimes against humanity, human creativity and action, human reflection and performance, human utterance and artefact. The university as a philosophical-political institution transmits this humanist account. This European humanistic legacy,
Critical Humanities from India
Language: en
Pages: 302
Authors: Taylor & Francis Group
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-12-18 - Publisher: Routledge Chapman & Hall

The field of humanities generates a discourse that traditionally addressed the questions of what is proper to man, rights of man, crimes against humanity, human creativity and action, human reflection and performance, human utterance and artefact. The university as a philosophical-political institution transmits this humanist account. This European humanistic legacy,
India, Europe and the Question of Cultural Difference
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: D. Venkat Rao
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-07-29 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This volume critically engages with the question of cultural difference and the idea of living with diversity in the context of India and Europe. It looks at certain essential European categories of learning such as art, nature, the human, literature, relation, philosophy, and the humanities and analyses texts from Sanskrit
Liberal Education and Its Discontents
Language: en
Pages: 246
Authors: Shashikala Srinivasan
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-08-06 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

What explains the peculiar trajectory of the university and liberal education in India? Can we understand the crisis in the university in terms of the idea of education underlying it? This book explores these vital questions and traces the intellectual history of the idea of education and the cluster of
India and Civilizational Futures
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Vinay Lal
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-07-10 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

This second volume based on the deliberations of the Backwaters Collective puts into serious question the most familiar categories that have informed humanistic inquiry and social science research until now. The contributors probe how the intellectual and cultural resources of Indic civilization might be deployed to introduce greater plurality into