processing payment...
Confronting academic knowledge

Confronting Academic Knowledge


  • Sue-san Ghahremani Ghajar (Editor)
  • Seyyed-Abdolhamid Mirnosseini (Editor)
  • Release Date 01/2011
  • Printed Pages 250

For the first time in several years, we now have a book that squarely confronts academic knowledge on the ground that it furthers and sustains Eurocentrism. A diverse group of scholars, academics and writers including Vinay Lal, Claude Alvares, Mohammad Hazim Shah, Yusef Progler, C.K. Raju, Munir Fasheh, Grimaldo Rengifo and the editors of the volume (Sue-san Gharemani Ghajar and Hamid Mirhosseini) go hammer and tongs and in the process, leave much of Western academic knowledge in tatters. Each essay is worth reading for its insights and wisdom. A rare book because so many of the essays say things that are entirely original and outside the domineering frameworks of Western thought.

More in Education
Danger school

Danger School

Other India Press
Instead of education
Learning at bodhshala
Learning the heart way
New Arrivals
My pumpkin roof

My Pumpkin Roof

Earthcare Books
The humanure handbook
Organic revolution
Our herbal heritage
Indian science and technology in the eighteenth century

The Collected Writings of Dharampal

With an introduction by Claude Alvares