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Pragmatism, Spirituality and Society

New Pathways of Consciousness, Freedom and Solidarity

Editors: Giri, Ananta Kumar (Ed.)

  • Explores pragmatism, spirituality, consciousness, freedom and solidarity
  • Deals with the theme of pragmatism, consciousness  and planetary realizations
  • Is a unique trans-disciplinary and cross-cultural engagement with pragmatism, consciousness, freedom and solidarity
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About this book

This book explores the dynamics of interaction between pragmatism and spirituality in the constitution and working of consciousness, freedom and solidarity. This book is cross-cultural and transdisciplinary in nature and brings critical and transformative perspectives from different philosophical and spiritual traditions of the world. It discusses the works of seminal thinkers such as William James, Rudolf Steiner, John Dewey, Swami Vivekananda, Martin Heidegger, Claude Levi-Strauss, Jordan Peterson, Slavos Zizek, Paul Valeri and O.V. Vijayan. It also explores dialogues between pragmatism and other philosophical and intellectual traditions such as Semiotics, Saiva Siddhanta, Vedanta, Trika Shaivism and Tantra. It explores themes such as pragmatism and belief, evolution of consciousness and happiness, spiritual pragmatism and economics of solidarity, value levels democracy, the perforamtive as an aspect of spirituality and transformation of political theology from Kingdom of God to Gardens of God.

About the authors

Ananta Kumar Giri is a Professor at the Madras Institute of Development Studies, Chennai, India. He has taught and done research in many universities in India and abroad, including Aalborg University (Denmark), Maison des sciences de l’homme, Paris (France), the University of Kentucky (USA), University of Freiburg & Humboldt University (Germany), Jagiellonian University (Poland) and Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He has an abiding interest in social movements and cultural change, criticism, creativity and contemporary dialectics of transformation, theories of self, culture and society, and creative streams in education, philosophy and literature.  

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Pragmatism, Spirituality and Society
Book Subtitle
New Pathways of Consciousness, Freedom and Solidarity
Editors
  • Ananta Kumar Giri
Copyright
2021
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-15-7114-5
DOI
10.1007/978-981-15-7114-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-15-7113-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 311
Number of Illustrations
8 b/w illustrations
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