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President Pranab Mukherjee receives first copy of book ‘Metaphysics, Morals and Politics’

May 19, 2017 12:23 IST

The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee, on 18 May 2017 received the first copy of book ‘Metaphysics, Morals and Politics’ in Kolkata, West Bengal.

The book is authored by Professor Amal Kumar Mukhopadhyay.

 

Metaphysics, Morals and Politics

About Amal Kumar Mukhopadhyay

In 1961, Prof Mukhopadhyay joined as a research scholar at the London School of Economics and began his Ph.D. research on Thomas Hill Green, the 19th century English idealist political philosopher.

In 1965, he was awarded Ph.D. degree by London University. His thesis was published in a book titled ‘The Ethics of Obedience’.

Later, he decided to bring out his original thesis contradicting and elaborating some of his earlier arguments. Now, the book has come with a new title ‘Metaphysics, Morals and Politics’.

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About Thomas Hill Green

Thomas Hill Green was an English philosopher, political radical and temperance reformer.

Like all the British idealists, Green was influenced by the metaphysical historicism of G.W.F. Hegel.

He was one of the thinkers behind the philosophy of social liberalism.

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