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Gandhi, Mahatma

Gandhi's purpose was to fight for the freedom of India from Great Britain using non-violence. He also wanted to advance the idea of satyagraha, or passive resistance, to help oppressed people. He...

Latest answer posted March 27, 2016 9:24 pm UTC

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Gandhi, Mahatma

One key element of Gandhi's moral philosophy had to do with political legitimacy. In fact, his notions of moral philosophy are intrinsically tied to his feelings about political philosophy—two...

Latest answer posted November 5, 2019 5:56 am UTC

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One of Gandhi's most notable qualities was persistence. As one of the leading members of the Indian independence movement, he knew that it would take a lot of hard work, effort, and, of course,...

Latest answer posted November 5, 2019 7:38 am UTC

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Mahatma Gandhi's life can be considered a success in many ways. The most obvious is that the two major goals for which he struggled were both achieved. The first major political goal for which he...

Latest answer posted April 1, 2012 11:10 am UTC

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There might be a couple of issues here. The first is that it is important to know that the Indian Home Rule Movement existed before Gandhi emerges on the political scene. It is through Gandhi's...

Latest answer posted April 16, 2012 10:19 am UTC

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Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (2 October 1869 – 30 January 1948), also known as Mahatma Gandhi was a central figure in the formation of the modern Indian nation. A Hindu of the merchant caste, he...

Latest answer posted December 17, 2015 11:53 am UTC

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Mahatma Gandhi's main philosophical views are derived from traditional Hindu religious beliefs about non-violence, transmigration of souls, and karma. Where he differs from Hindu tradition is in...

Latest answer posted April 1, 2012 11:18 am UTC

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Gandhi demonstrated his belief in reform through nonviolence by a lifetime of nonviolent political protest that began when he faced racial discrimination in South Africa. He is especially known,...

Latest answer posted June 10, 2019 8:50 pm UTC

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