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The Bhagavad-Gita for the Modern Reader: History, interpretations and philosophy (Paperback)

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What is the Bhagavad-Gita? Is it just a religious text? When was it composed? How relevant is it to the modern world? This book answers these foundational questions and goes beyond. It critically examines the Bhagavad-Gita in terms of its liberal, humanist and inclusive appeal, bringing out its significance for the present times and novel applicati.

About the Author


M. V. Nadkarni is presently Honorary Visiting Professor at the Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), Bengaluru, and a Member of the Governing Body at the Centre for Multi-disciplinary Development Research (CMDR), Dharwad, Karnataka, India. An economist by professional training, with specialisation in agricultural and ecological/environmental economics, he is actively interested in development economics, political economy, history, sociology, philosophy, ethics, religion and Gandhian Studies. He was the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) National Fellow for two years (2002�04) and Vice Chancellor of Gulbarga University, Karnataka, India from 1999 to 2002.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780367177386
ISBN-10: 0367177382
Publisher: Routledge Chapman & Hall
Publication Date: April 25th, 2019
Pages: 308
Language: English