India Analysed: Sudhir Kakar in Conversation with Ramin Jahanbegloo

Hardcover | January 1, 2009

byRamin Jahanbegloo, Sudhir Kakar

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Iranian philosopher, Ramin Jahanbegloo interviews prominent psychoanalyst and prolific author Sudhir Kakar in this interesting book. India Analysed recounts the life and ideas of Kakar in his own words, and in the process, gives readers an insight into the psychological make-up of the modernIndian. The comprehensive interviews flow effortlessly from Kakar's descriptions of his early life in undivided India to discussions on his views on the Indian psyche and sexuality, as well as on secularism and modern Indian leaders like Gandhi and Nehru. Kakar brings to bear his intellect on a wide rangeof issues like philosophy, Indian culture and tradition, and the Partition, and the conversational style of the interviews helps demystify many of his complex ideas. The third in the series of Ramin Jahanbegloo's interviews of prominent intellectuals who have influenced modern Indian thought, this challenging and engaging volume will interest both a scholarly and an informed lay audience who want to understand India as seen through the eyes of one of thecountry's leading contemporary thinkers.

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Iranian philosopher, Ramin Jahanbegloo interviews prominent psychoanalyst and prolific author Sudhir Kakar in this interesting book. India Analysed recounts the life and ideas of Kakar in his own words, and in the process, gives readers an insight into the psychological make-up of the modernIndian. The comprehensive interviews flow eff...

Ramin Jahanbegloo, well-known Iranian philosopher, is currently associate professor at the University of Toronto. He is the author of Talking India: Ashis Nandy in Conversation with Ramin Jahanbegloo (OUP, 2006), and most recently, India Revisited: Conversations on Contemporary India (OUP, 2007). Sudhir Kakar is a psychoanalyst, nov...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:128 pagesPublished:January 1, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195698932

ISBN - 13:9780195698930

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