This is a textbook for the paper ‘Modern Political Philosophy', as per the latest CBCS syllabus operational across all universities in India.
This book covers the topic Modernity and Its Discourses: This section introduces students to the idea of modernity and the discourses around modernity.
The book discusses Romantics through the works of Jean Jacques Rousseau, his theory of General Will, local or direct democracy and self-government; the origin of inequality and Mary Wollstonecraft, her theory on women and paternalism; critique of Rousseau’s idea of education and legal rights.
The book elaborates on the Liberal Socialist through John Stuart Mill and his views onliberty, suffrage and subjection of women, right of minorities, utility principle.
In the book, the philosophy of the Radicals is discussed through Karl Marx and his theory of Alienation, difference with other kinds of materialism and class struggle; Alexandra Kollontai her theory of Winged and Wingless Eros; proletarian woman; socialisation of housework.
This is the only book in Hindi which provides the philosophy of women thinkers such as Alexandra Kollontai and Mary Wollstonecraft.
The main features of the book are:
1. आधुनिकता और उसके विभिन्न संदर्भ
(Modernity and Its Discourses)
3. रूसो: रूमानीवादी
4. मैरी वुलस्टोनक्राफ़्ट: प्रथम नारीवादी
(Mary Wollstonecraft: First Feminist)
5 सामाजिक उदारवाद
6. जॉन स्टुअर्ट मिल: उदार समाजवादी
(Liberal Socialist : John Stuart Mill)
8. कार्ल मार्क्स: रेडिकल
(Karl Marx: Radical)
9. अलेक्सांद्रा कोलनताई: रेडिकल नारीवादी
(Alexandra Kollontai: Radical Feminist)
संदर्भ ग्रंथ सूची