Vandana Shiva in Conversation with Ramin Jahanbegloo
Ramin Jahanbegloo and Vandana Shiva
Table of Contents
PART I: FROM DEHRADUN TO WESTERN ONTARIO
Affinities with Nature
An Interconnected World
The Gandhian Influence
Einstein and Love of Physics
Canada and Quantum Physics
The Chipko Movement and the Birth of Navdanya
PART II: NEW PERSPECTIVES ON GANDHI
Globalization and Nonviolence
The Ecology of Transformation
Are there any Gandhians Left?
PART III: THE DIVISION OF INDIA
What is left of Gandhi's India?
The New Liberal Paradigm in India
What Happened to the Indian Democracy?
Swadeshi and the Village Governance
An Atomistic Society
The Corporate Greed
Do We Need a New Gandhi?
The War against Nature
The Economy of Death
PART IV: THINKING ECOFEMINISM
The Reductive Nature of Scientific Reasoning
The Conquest of Human Beings
The Two Levels of Reductionism
Gandhi: Conservative or Reformer?
Gandhi and Modernity
Gandhi and the Spiritualization of Politics
What is the Role of Techno-Sciencein our World?
A Care for Life
Biodiversity and the Plurality of Knowledge
Corporations and Scientists
The Feminism of Ordinary Women
The Future of Poverty in India
How Could Indians Fight Corruption?
The Sacredness of Life
PART V: SAVING THE ECOSYSTEM
The Polarization of Gender
Going Beyond Capitalist Patriarchy
What is Earth Democracy?
The Seed Globalization
Knowledge as a Public Good
Anti-globalization and Public Awareness
PART VI: ENDING WITH ECO-IMPERIALISM
The Indian Cow
The Green Revolution in India and Its Responsibilities
Is the Indian Identity in Danger?
Looking Back After Forty Years
The Future of the Indian Farmers
From Party Politics to Freedom of Thought