Conquest of violence: the Gandhian philosophy of conflict

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University of California Press - Pacifism
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This is an excellent discussion of Gandhi's satyagraha which incorporates not just non-violence but a creative way for competeing factions to come to agreement when no agreement seems possible. Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
3
SATYAGRAHA ITS BASIC PRECEPTS
15
Nonviolence
23
The Role of the Individual
29
SATYAGRAHA AS APPLIED
36
An Analysis of Five Satyagraha Campaigns
45
Satyagraha
71
Concluding Note on the Five Campaigns
102
Satyagraha in an Islamic Setting
131
Conclusion
144
Anarchist Elements in Gandhian Thought
172
Conclusion
188
The Failure of Traditional Political Theory
199
The Operation of Satyagraha against a Totalitarian
226
Notes
235
Bibliography
251

Satya
108
The Concepts of Karma and Nonattachment
115
Glossary
259
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