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The Philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi for the Twenty-First Century (review)

The Philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi for the Twenty-First Century (review) Nhat Hanh, Thich. 1974. The Miracle of Being Awake: A Manual on Meditation for the Use of Young Activists. Translated by Mobi Quynh Hoa, edited by Jim Forest. Bangkok: Sathirakoses-Nagapradipa Foundation. Suzuki, D. T. 1949. The Zen Doctrine of No-Mind: The Significance of the Sutra of Hui Neng (Wei Lang). London: Rider and Co. Wong Mou-lam, trans. 1973. The Sutra of Wei Lang (or Hui Neng). Edited by Christmas Humphries. Westport, CT: Hyperion Press. The Philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi for the Twenty-First Century. Edited by Douglas Allen. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2008. Pp. xviii + 263. Paper $29.95. Reviewed by Veena Rani Howard University of Oregon For decades, Gandhi's revolutionary ideas and techniques have drawn wide attention from scholars and activists. Gandhi is one of modern history's most analyzed thinkers: a sustained flow of scholarship on his life, thought, and methods presents a testimony to a vital interest in his philosophy. While there is a sense of continuity in Gandhian thought, literature about Gandhi has gone through various phases, in an evolution from romanticization or criticism of his ideas to a serious examination of his philosophy for addressing conflicts. Among the challenges that contemporary Gandhian scholars face is http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Philosophy East and West University of Hawai'I Press

The Philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi for the Twenty-First Century (review)

Philosophy East and West , Volume 61 (1) – Jan 16, 2011

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Nhat Hanh, Thich. 1974. The Miracle of Being Awake: A Manual on Meditation for the Use of Young Activists. Translated by Mobi Quynh Hoa, edited by Jim Forest. Bangkok: Sathirakoses-Nagapradipa Foundation. Suzuki, D. T. 1949. The Zen Doctrine of No-Mind: The Significance of the Sutra of Hui Neng (Wei Lang). London: Rider and Co. Wong Mou-lam, trans. 1973. The Sutra of Wei Lang (or Hui Neng). Edited by Christmas Humphries. Westport, CT: Hyperion Press. The Philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi for the Twenty-First Century. Edited by Douglas Allen. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2008. Pp. xviii + 263. Paper $29.95. Reviewed by Veena Rani Howard University of Oregon For decades, Gandhi's revolutionary ideas and techniques have drawn wide attention from scholars and activists. Gandhi is one of modern history's most analyzed thinkers: a sustained flow of scholarship on his life, thought, and methods presents a testimony to a vital interest in his philosophy. While there is a sense of continuity in Gandhian thought, literature about Gandhi has gone through various phases, in an evolution from romanticization or criticism of his ideas to a serious examination of his philosophy for addressing conflicts. Among the challenges that contemporary Gandhian scholars face is

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