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    Self, Spencer and Swaraj: Nationalist Thought and Critiques of Liberalism, 1890–1920.Shruti Kapila - 2007 - Modern Intellectual History 4 (1):109-127.
    In giving a historically specific account of the self in early twentieth-century India, this article poses questions about the historiography of nationalist thought within which the concept of the self has generally been embedded. It focuses on the ethical questions that moored nationalist thought and practice, and were premised on particular understandings of the self. The reappraisal of religion and the self in relation to contemporary evolutionary sociology is examined through the writings of a diverse set of radical nationalist intellectuals, (...)
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    The Enchantment of Science in India.Shruti Kapila - 2010 - Isis 101 (1):120-132.
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    Daniela Finzi; Herman Westerink (Editors). Dora, Hysteria, and Gender: Reconsidering Freud’s Case Study. (Figures of the Unconscious, 16.) 152 Pp., Notes. Leuven: Leuven University Press, 2018. €29.50 (Paper); ISBN 9789461662613. [REVIEW]Shruti Kapila - 2021 - Isis 112 (1):201-202.
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    Political Thought in Action: The Bhagavad Gita and Modern India.Shruti Kapila & Faisal Devji (eds.) - 2013 - Cambridge University Press.
    The Bhagavad Gita's philosophical and political significance remains forever contemporary. In this volume a group of leading historians reflect on the significance of the Bhagavad Gita for political and ethical thinking in modern India and beyond. These essays contribute new perspectives to historical, contemporary and global political ideas. Violence and nonviolence, war, sacrifice, justice, fraternity and political community were constitutive of India's political modernity, and it was to these questions that Indian public figures turned their attention in the nineteenth and (...)
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