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The Argumentative Indian by Amartya Sen (Hardcover)

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“The Argumentative Indian: Writings on Indian History, Culture, and Identity” is a collection of essays written by Amartya Sen. The book was published in 2005 and covers various aspects of India’s cultural, social, and intellectual history.

In “The Argumentative Indian,” Sen explores India’s diverse intellectual heritage, drawing on its rich history of public debate, philosophical inquiry, and cultural exchange. The essays delve into topics such as ancient philosophical traditions, religious tolerance, economic development, language, identity, and the role of democracy.

The book emphasizes the importance of recognizing and celebrating India’s pluralistic society and the tradition of open and spirited debate among its people. Through his insightful essays, Amartya Sen encourages readers to reevaluate the role of markets in shaping societal values and to consider the ethical dimensions of market-driven decision-making.

“The Argumentative Indian” is known for its erudition, clarity, and thought-provoking insights. It has been well-received by readers and critics alike and serves as a significant contribution to the understanding of Indian history, culture, and identity.


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