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By M. N. Roy,Innaiah Narisetti

ISBN-10: 1591021413

ISBN-13: 9781591021414

whilst humanism used to be first receiving common public recognition within the West, via such courses because the Humanist Manifesto in 1933, unbeknownst to such a lot Westerners humanism used to be continuing on a parallel song in India, principally as a result efforts of thinker and political activist M.N. Roy (1887-1954). unfortunately, it wasn’t until eventually the early fifties, on the finish of Roy’s existence that ecu humanists started to observe his work.

To rectify the unlucky overlook within the West of 1 of India’s most desirable intellectuals, thinker Innaiah Narisetti has compiled this new selection of Roy’s most important works. Roy conceived of humanism as a systematic, imperative, and considerably new worldview. between many attention-grabbing decisions during this quantity, Roy’s "Principles of Radical Democracy: 22 Theses" is principally consultant of his considering. the following he emphasised ethics and eschewed supernatural interpretations as antithetical to his scientifically orientated notion of "new humanism." He additionally underscored the significance of common schooling to make typical humans scientifically literate and to educate them serious thinking.
Roy used to be not just a philosopher yet a doer to boot. He spent six years in an Indian felony throughout the Thirties for opposing the British rule of India.

For humanists, philosophers, political scientists, and others, M.N. Roy’s specified and nonetheless very suitable view of humanism may have nice allure and vast program past its unique Indian context.

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