Marx

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Gandhi, Marx and the Ideal of an ‘Unalienated Life’

Gandhi, Marx and the Ideal of an ‘Unalienated Life’ In your famous essay “Gandhi, the Philosopher”, you were making a fresh reading of Mahatma Gandhi as a philosopher. In your own words you were “struck by the integrity of his ideas”. What do you mean by “integrity” in Gandhi’s ideas?   That essay was written…

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Posture Maketh the Man

Posture Maketh the Man No event did more to establish the fame and prestige of the Museum of Natural History than the Gobi Desert expeditions of the 1920s. The discoveries, including the first dinosaur egg, were exciting and abundant, and fit the sheer romance of Hollywood’s most heroic mold. It is still hard to find…

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Why Gandhi and Marx Are More Relevant Now Than Ever Before

Why Gandhi and Marx Are More Relevant Now Than Ever Before The 150th birth anniversary year of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi and the 200th birth anniversary of Karl Marx went by this year. Such anniversaries can become occasions of tokenism—for instance, the Indian government has set up a committee with more than 100 members to coordinate…