An attempt has been made in this book to reconstruct idealist humanist philosophy on the basis of Eastern and Western metaphysics and the natural sciences. It supports the basic principle of ethical absolutism as opposed to relativism. It analysis the fundamental principles of humanist political thought with reference to sovereignty, obligation and rights.It is hoped that policy-makers and planers in the developing countries will find here an integral world-view and exposition of concrete technics to meet the challanges of the hour.
About the Author :Already famous as one of the greatest scholars in the world, Dr. Vishwanath Prasad Verma has contributed nearly a score of books to the fields of Indian political thought and politics, comperative political philosophy, empirical politics and public administration, Vedic and Buddhistic studies and Indian philosophy and education. Dr V.P. Verma is an erudite philosopher and original political thinker who is seriously devoted to the advancement of the dimentions of political philosophy. He has made available the insights of philosophy to the empirical social sciences.