Category: Philosophy

Gandhi Concept of Sarvodaya and Swadeshi

Gandhi Concept of Sarvodaya and Swadeshi: Gandhi Concept of Sarvodaya: This term connotes ‘the greatest good of all’. In Gandhi’s view, the highest objective of the State and of the individual should be the realization of this ideal. In contradistinction to the utilitarian philosophy of the West which aims at the greatest good of the greatest …

Brief Life Sketch of Plato

Brief Life Sketch of Plato: Plato, the first Western educational philosopher, was born in 427 B.C. in Athens (Greece). He belonged to a very respectable and aristocratic family. The name of Plato’s father was Ariston. He was a skilful player. At that time, the imparting of education through various games and music was prevalent in Greece. …

Gandhi Views on Untouchability

Gandhi Views on Untouchability: Although Gandhi supported the Varna System he was against the pernicious caste system including the practice of untouchability. He vehemently condemned this practice. He exhorted the Hindus to accept the untouchables as their equals in order to defeat the British policy of divide and rule. He felt the same about Hindu-Muslim unity …

Philosophy Of Karl Marx

Philosophy Of Karl Marx: Dialectical Method Of Karl Marx: In Marx’s dialectical method three laws deserve mention- Law of mutual inclusion of opposites: According to this law, the existence of all objects is inclusive in each other. None exists separately. In the same way, even in different states of the same thing, the preceding states are …