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Amartya Sen's Hindu Bash
V.S. Sardesai
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Amartya Sen's Hindu Bash

3.5  ·  Rating details ·  4 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
The volume is an erudite work on Nobel Laureate Prof. Amartya Sen s perception of Hinduism and the Hindus as evident in his books The Argumentative Indian and Identity and Violence. It examines Sen s stinging views on Hindutva and Hindu culture. The author argues that the work engages in Hindu-baiting and scrutinizes certain discrepancies that have crept in as a result of ...more
Paperback, 102 pages
Published January 30th 2008 by Readworthy Publications Pvt Ltd
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Aravind Raamkumar
Aug 19, 2012 rated it liked it
I have to admit that I have never read Amartya Sen's Argumentative Indian which is the main discussion subject of this book. The author Sardesai's soul intention of writing this tiny book (102 pages) is to do a critique of Sen's book, it can be seen as a retort from the contingent of India based "Indian" scholars. Sen's thinking is criticized for being too westernized and partisan. Particularly, his criticism of Hindutva is highlighted. I am one among the many Indians who have never heard about ...more
Jul 04, 2013 rated it did not like it
Just bleh. Hardly intellectually invigorating. Mundane in aword.
Vivek Patil
Nov 03, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Counter-views presented by V.S. Sardesai lets the reader think and articulate facts. I suggest to read both books Argumentative Indian by Amartya Sen and this one.
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