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Mahatma Gandhi (1869–1948)

Autor(a) de An Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments with Truth

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Mohandas Gandhi is well known as a political activist and pacifist who played a key role in achieving India's independence from Great Britain. Although born in Porbandar, India, to parents of the Vaisya (merchant) caste, he was given a modern education and eventually studied law in London. After mostrar mais returning briefly to India, Gandhi went to South Africa in 1893, where he spent the next 20 years working to secure Indian rights. It was during this time that he experimented with and developed his basic philosophy of life. Philosophically, Gandhi is best known for his ideas of satyagraha (truth-force) and ahimsa (nonharming). Intrinsic to the idea of truth-force is the correlation between truth and being; truth is not merely a mental correspondence with reality but a mode of existence. Hence, the power of the truth is not what one argues for but what one is. He developed this idea in conjunction with the principle of nonviolence, showing in his nationalist activities that the force of truth, expressed nonviolently, can be an irresistible political weapon against intolerance, racism, and social violence. Although his basic terminology and conceptual context were Hindu, Gandhi was impressed by the universal religious emphasis on the self-transformative power of love, drawing his inspiration from Christianity, Western philosophy, and Islam as well. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
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Obras por Mahatma Gandhi

An Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments with Truth (1957) 3,758 exemplares, 45 críticas
Non-Violent Resistance (Satyagraha) (1970) 293 exemplares, 4 críticas
All Men Are Brothers (1958) 274 exemplares, 2 críticas
The Bhagavad Gita According to Gandhi (1998) 216 exemplares, 3 críticas
The Words of Gandhi (1982) — Autor — 211 exemplares, 2 críticas
Hind Swaraj or Indian Home Rule (1910) 113 exemplares, 2 críticas
The Penguin Gandhi Reader (1995) 94 exemplares
Gandhi: Selected Writings (1971) 92 exemplares
The Way to God (1999) 67 exemplares
Mein Leben (1930) 54 exemplares, 1 crítica
Satyagraha in South Africa (1950) 49 exemplares
Book of Prayers (1999) 42 exemplares
Gandhi on Christianity (1991) 40 exemplares, 1 crítica
La voie de la non-violence (2005) 39 exemplares, 1 crítica
Mohan-Mala (1959) 36 exemplares
Antiche come le montagne (1983) 35 exemplares, 1 crítica
Third class in Indian railways (1917) 32 exemplares
Lettres à l'Ashram (1948) 24 exemplares, 1 crítica
Prayer (2000) 23 exemplares
Freedom's Battle (2004) 21 exemplares
Hindu dharma (1950) 20 exemplares
Young India (1927) 20 exemplares
Gandhi's Health Guide (2000) 20 exemplares
Vows and Observances (1999) 19 exemplares
Vi er alle søsken (1999) 18 exemplares
The Message of the Gita (1959) 16 exemplares
For Pacifists (1981) 16 exemplares
Discourses on the Gita (1983) 16 exemplares
India of My Dreams (1982) 15 exemplares
Gandhi in India: In His Own Words (1987) 15 exemplares
Gandhi's letters to a disciple (1950) 13 exemplares
What is Hinduism? (1994) 13 exemplares
Tottelemattomuudesta (2003) 12 exemplares
Moral Basis of Vegetarianism (1982) 12 exemplares
Aforismi e pensieri (1995) 12 exemplares
My religion (2007) 11 exemplares
The Message of Jesus Christ (1963) 11 exemplares
Ghandi, a minha vida (2019) 10 exemplares
Selections from Gandhi 10 exemplares
Worte des Friedens (1992) 10 exemplares
Rauhan ja rakkauden tie (1988) 10 exemplares
Kirjoituksia (1983) 9 exemplares
Key to Health (1992) 9 exemplares, 1 crítica
The Essence of Hinduism (1994) 9 exemplares
Village Industries (1960) 9 exemplares
My Appeal to the British (1942) 8 exemplares
Mahatma Gandhi (1985) 8 exemplares
Gandhi's Way to God (2009) 8 exemplares
Ethical religion 8 exemplares
The Law and the Lawyers (1999) 8 exemplares
Truth Is God (1980) 7 exemplares
Towards new education (1953) 7 exemplares
Per la pace: aforismi (2008) 7 exemplares
le mal ne se maintient que par la violence (2009) 7 exemplares, 2 críticas
My Non-Violence (2012) 7 exemplares
Diet and diet reform (1983) 7 exemplares
Living from the Heart (1988) 6 exemplares
Rauhan sanat (1988) 6 exemplares
The Little Book of Gandhi (2003) 6 exemplares
Nature Cure (2012) 6 exemplares
The Science of Satyagraha (1962) 6 exemplares, 1 crítica
Trusteeship (1996) 6 exemplares
L'Induismo (1995) 6 exemplares
The Story Of My Life (2007) 6 exemplares
Reflexiones Sobre La Verdad (Spanish Edition) (1999) 5 exemplares, 1 crítica
Young India 1919-1922 (1924) 5 exemplares, 1 crítica
The Wheel of Fortune (2020) 5 exemplares, 4 críticas
Guía de la salud (1974) 5 exemplares
La forza della nonviolenza (2002) 5 exemplares
From Yeravda Mandir (1982) 5 exemplares, 1 crítica
Indian home rule (1922) 5 exemplares
Towards non-violent socialism (2012) 5 exemplares
Panchayat Raj (2012) 5 exemplares
To Students (2003) 5 exemplares
Village swaraj (2012) 5 exemplares
My God (1984) 5 exemplares
Readings from Gandhi (1969) 4 exemplares
Ramanama (1982) 4 exemplares
Den inneren Frieden leben (1990) 4 exemplares
Mõtteid ja vaateid (2015) 4 exemplares
Basic education 4 exemplares
Inspiring Thoughts (2012) 4 exemplares
Character And Nation Building (2004) 4 exemplares
Denken mit Mahatma Gandhi (2006) 4 exemplares
La voce della verità (1991) 4 exemplares
Gandhi: In My Own Words (2002) 4 exemplares
Mi credo hinduista (1977) 3 exemplares
Tempio di verità 3 exemplares
Birth control: The right way and the wrong way (1959) 3 exemplares, 1 crítica
L' arte di vivere (1985) 3 exemplares
Ramanama (1949) 3 exemplares
The Moral Basis of Vegetarianism 3 exemplares, 1 crítica
Gandhis life in his own words (1983) 3 exemplares
Satya Sodhana (Telugu Edition) (2012) 3 exemplares
Mein Leben (2019) 3 exemplares
Songs from Prison 3 exemplares
Gandhi Speaks (2016) 3 exemplares
Minu elu 3 exemplares
Reflexiones sobre el amor incondicional (1998) 3 exemplares, 1 crítica
Mi vida es mi mensaje (2004) 3 exemplares
Non-violence in Peace and War (1972) 3 exemplares
Las palabras de Gandhi (1983) 3 exemplares, 1 crítica
Towards Lasting Peace 3 exemplares
En guise d'autobiographie (2014) 2 exemplares
Mon chemin de paix (2016) 2 exemplares, 1 crítica
365 Quotes by Mahatma Gandhi (2018) 2 exemplares
Sermon on the sea 2 exemplares
Cartas ao Ashram (2011) 2 exemplares
The health guide (1978) 2 exemplares
Gandhin ajatuksia (1998) 2 exemplares
Tärkeimmät kirjoitukset (2019) 2 exemplares
My socialism 2 exemplares
The Green Pamphlet 2 exemplares
Mi Religion 2 exemplares
L'autogovern de l'Índia (2015) 2 exemplares
Unto This Last (a paraphrase): by M.K.Gandhi (2011) 2 exemplares, 1 crítica
Conquest of Self (2007) 2 exemplares
The law of love 2 exemplares
Way to Communal Harmony (1994) 2 exemplares
Ausgewählte Texte. (1983) 2 exemplares
Varnashramadharma 2 exemplares
How to Serve the Cow 2 exemplares
The Teaching of Gita 2 exemplares
HINDU DHARMA KYA HAI 2 exemplares
Ilmio credo, il mio pensiero (1995) 2 exemplares
To the perplexed 2 exemplares
HLe Iparole di Gandhi 2 exemplares
Village Swaraj 2 exemplares
Quien Sigue El Camino de La Verdad No Tropieza (1901) 2 exemplares, 1 crítica
Pensieri sulla vita (2012) 2 exemplares
Moya zhizn' (2011) 1 exemplar
In cammino verso Dio (2006) 1 exemplar
Animal laws of India (1996) 1 exemplar
Worte des Friedens 1 exemplar
Ogni giorno un pensiero (1983) 1 exemplar
La resistenza non violenta (2000) 1 exemplar
Maailm on vinud vihkamast (2013) 1 exemplar
Il libro della saggezza (2007) 1 exemplar
Wege und Mittel (1996) 1 exemplar
Verdad y perfección (1997) 1 exemplar
Tempio di verità (1988) 1 exemplar
Satya Ke Mere Prayog (2013) 1 exemplar
The Art of Living 1 exemplar
Sapta Mahavrat 1 exemplar
Gita According to Gandhi (2018) 1 exemplar
Mahatma Gandhi 1 exemplar
Gandhi on the Gita (1989) 1 exemplar
Pathway to god 1 exemplar
Truth is GOD 1 exemplar
Gandhi Essential Writings (1970) 1 exemplar
Sermon on the Sea (2013) 1 exemplar
Hindu Dharma (2024) 1 exemplar
Parole di pace (1995) 1 exemplar
Anasakti Yog 1 exemplar
Моя вера 1 exemplar
О Молитве 1 exemplar
Trusteeship 1 exemplar
Village Swaraj (2021) 1 exemplar
Ma non-violence 1 exemplar
My Religion 1 exemplar
El camino del Socialismo (1977) 1 exemplar
Para lograr la paz (2013) 1 exemplar, 1 crítica
¿Qué es el amor? 1 exemplar
Självbiografi 1 exemplar
Miroljubive misli (2020) 1 exemplar
Politica de La No Violencia (2010) 1 exemplar
Gandhi: The Bhagavad Gita (2005) 1 exemplar
Issues for Students (2016) 1 exemplar
Der Atem meines Lebens (2000) 1 exemplar
Tal och skrifter 1 exemplar
Gewaltfrei leben (1992) 1 exemplar
EL ALIMENTO DEL ALMA (2002) 1 exemplar
Gandhiji expects (1965) 1 exemplar
Mitt tidiga liv (1985) 1 exemplar
Palabras para la Paz (2001) 1 exemplar, 1 crítica
My theory of trusteeship (1970) 1 exemplar
Seven social sins (2007) 1 exemplar
A Roca e o calmo pensar (2020) 1 exemplar
Quotations of Mahatma Gandhi (2014) 1 exemplar
Gift of gold 1 exemplar
Letters of Mahatma Gandhi (2020) 1 exemplar
M. K. Gandhi 1 exemplar
Path-way to God 1 exemplar
Mahatma 1 exemplar
Removal of Untouchability (1959) 1 exemplar
Gitabodh 1 exemplar
Voce della verita' 1 exemplar
Méditations de Gandhi (1998) 1 exemplar
Pensieri 1 exemplar
Co-operation 1 exemplar
Separadores Gandhi 1 exemplar
The Role of Women 1 exemplar
Gandhi 1 exemplar
Lee+ abril 2022 1 exemplar
Lee+ julio 2011 1 exemplar, 1 crítica

Associated Works

Social and Political Philosophy: Readings From Plato to Gandhi (1963) — Contribuidor — 249 exemplares, 1 crítica
Belief: Readings on the Reason for Faith (2010) — Contribuidor — 144 exemplares, 2 críticas
Cultural Resistance Reader (2002) — Contribuidor — 140 exemplares
Christianity Through Non-Christian Eyes (1990) — Contribuidor — 74 exemplares
Men Who Killed Gandhi (1979) — Associated Name — 46 exemplares
Writing Politics: An Anthology (2020) — Contribuidor — 36 exemplares
The Penguin Book of Twentieth-Century Protest (1998) — Contribuidor — 31 exemplares
Lapham's Quarterly - The Future: Volume IV, Number 4, Fall 2011 (2011) — Contribuidor — 24 exemplares
The World of Law, Volume II : The Law as Literature (1960) — Contribuidor — 21 exemplares
Why I Killed The Mahatma: Understanding Godse's Defence (2007) — Associated Name — 13 exemplares, 1 crítica
Gandhi and Stalin: Two Signs at the World's Crossroads (1947) — Associated Name — 13 exemplares
Mahatma Gandhi: Pilgrim of Peace (A&E Biography) [1994 TV episode] (2014) — Featured — 11 exemplares, 1 crítica
Nectar in a Sieve with Related Readings (2000) — Contribuidor — 11 exemplares
Gandhi (Great Names) (2003) — Associated Name — 6 exemplares
Gandhi and the Nobel Peace Prize (2017) — Associated Name — 4 exemplares
Why I Assassinated Gandhi? (2016) — Associated Name — 2 exemplares
Mahatma Gandhi and Hindu-Christian Dialogue — Associated Name — 1 exemplar

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This balanced selection of Gandhi's writings, taken from his letters, articles and books, represents the complete cross-section of his thought, from his early years as a young barrister freshly called to the bar in London, to his final days as a sage and counsel to the newly independent India. The selection not only reveals the growth of his ideas but also their essential internal integrity and consistency. - from book cover
 
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PendleHillLibrary | 1 outra crítica | Jun 21, 2024 |
First authorized American edition of Gandhi's autobiography.
 
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PendleHillLibrary | 44 outras críticas | Jun 21, 2024 |
This book was written for residents of India. It was also written quite some time ago. Thus there are parts of it that are not applicable to us today.

I found his perspective interesting. He was interested in their welfare, in improving the diets of the people of his country.
 
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bread2u | May 15, 2024 |
Not what I was expecting.

Of late I have been more and more interested in Gandhi and Gandhisim. Born and brought up in India, Gandhiji was a well known figure introduced to all children very early and quite frequently. However, what we heard where only glimpses of what transpired during the freedom struggle. So, I wanted to read more about Gandhiji to understand his thoughts and ideas about non-violence and Satyagraha, which he pioneered in the early nineteen hundreds. I became more interested in Gandhiji after watching Shyam Benegals "Making of the Mahatma", which provides a glimpse of Mohandas K Gandhi became Mahatma Gandhi. Earlier movies only focused on the freedom struggle and cursorily skimmed over his stay in South Africa.

To quite some extent, the book did satisfy my desire to understand Gandhiji. His early life during childhood days and then his days in South Africa do provide and adequate introduction to Gandhiji as a person. Gandhiji as a Mahatma is well known to most Indians. I also read some reviews of the book and a few complained that the book was fairly mundane and went into several details that weren't necessary to understand him. However, I beg to differ. The very fact that Gandhiji goes into those details, we get better acquainted with him. He was a humble person was well know and very few might ever refute this. So, obviously, he spoke more about his environment than himself in the book. It provides a human side to the Mahatma. Quite often, I felt that he wasn't quite right with this decisions but it was clear that Gandhiji rarely ever did something that he himself didn't believe in. He obviously was a learned man and build his philosophy over several years, correcting it on the way. True some of his methods did seem to be outdated but then this was in the early nineteen hundreds. Had he been born in this era, he might have just been the same, albeit modern w.r.t other aspects such as his beliefs in medicine and tradition.

Overall, this is a good read. If you like to understand the mundane aspects of Gandhiji and his early life then this is worth reading. You might want to read other biographies to understand the history better as this book delves more on the why than the what and when.
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dhrona | 44 outras críticas | Apr 15, 2024 |

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Obras
565
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Membros
8,617
Popularidade
#2,792
Avaliação
3.9
Críticas
99
ISBN
648
Línguas
26
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