Please disable your adblock and script blockers to view this page
Normal view MARC view ISBD view

Revisiting the political thought of ancient India pre-Kautilyan Arthashastra tradition

By: Chousalkar, Ashok S, 1950-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Los Angeles Sage 2018Description: x,200p.ISBN: 9789352807680.Subject(s): Political science -- India -- History | Political science -- Philosophy | India -- Politics and government -- To 997DDC classification: 320.0934
Contents:
The royal priests and the black magic of the Atharva Veda -- The origin of state and early political speculation in ancient India -- The origin of Arthashastra tradition -- The Lokayata philosophy and the early Arthashastra tradition -- The Arthashastra teachers -- Political thought of early Arthastastra thinkers -- Vijayan Bala and Apaddharma -- Ethics and politics in the Arthashastra tradition -- Supremacy of politics.
Summary: "Revisiting the Political Thought of Ancient India: Pre-Kautilyan Arthashastra Tradition rediscovers the political ideas of the original and celebrated schools of thought in ancient India--early Arthashastra and Pre-Kautilyan traditions. This book throws light on hitherto not very well-known aspects of political ideas in ancient India, which flourished during the 5th and 4th centuries before Christ. Kautilya's Arthashastra is a major text on ancient Indian political thought, wherein he cited views of a number of Arthashastra teachers who had written on political science. Unfortunately, their writings are not available today; only their views are found scattered in different texts. This book brings together these views to prepare a coherent account of their political ideas and reconstructs the pre-Kautilyan Arthashastra tradition with the help of available sources"--
Tags from this library: No tags from this library for this title. Log in to add tags.
    average rating: ( votes)
Item type Current location Call number Status Date due Barcode
Books Books O. P. Jindal Global University Library
320.0934 CH-R (Browse shelf) Available 140073

Includes bibliographical references and index.

The royal priests and the black magic of the Atharva Veda -- The origin of state and early political speculation in ancient India -- The origin of Arthashastra tradition -- The Lokayata philosophy and the early Arthashastra tradition -- The Arthashastra teachers -- Political thought of early Arthastastra thinkers -- Vijayan Bala and Apaddharma -- Ethics and politics in the Arthashastra tradition -- Supremacy of politics.

"Revisiting the Political Thought of Ancient India: Pre-Kautilyan Arthashastra Tradition rediscovers the political ideas of the original and celebrated schools of thought in ancient India--early Arthashastra and Pre-Kautilyan traditions. This book throws light on hitherto not very well-known aspects of political ideas in ancient India, which flourished during the 5th and 4th centuries before Christ. Kautilya's Arthashastra is a major text on ancient Indian political thought, wherein he cited views of a number of Arthashastra teachers who had written on political science. Unfortunately, their writings are not available today; only their views are found scattered in different texts. This book brings together these views to prepare a coherent account of their political ideas and reconstructs the pre-Kautilyan Arthashastra tradition with the help of available sources"--

There are no comments for this item.

Log in to your account to post a comment.

Goodreads reviews for Revisiting the political thought of ancient India


Copyright © Global Library,O.P. Jindal Global University, Sonepat-Narela Road, Sonepat, Haryana (India) - 131001 | Powered by Koha

Visitors since February 2014

website counter


Hosted, Implemented, Customized & Maintained by: BestBookBuddies -- an OpenLX initiative

Powered by Koha