“This book, Sociological Thought: In the Light of J.
Krishnamurti’s Philosophy, is an exceptional and brilliant contribution of
the author whom I consider as a unique academic intellectual of contemporary times. I am sure no one in the
academic sphere has so far attempted to explain Social Thought the way the
author has analyzed and presented.”
Emeritus professor of Sociology at Osmania University, Hyderabad.
This book first
covers the basic ideas in Sociological Thought from Comte to postmodernism. It
comprehensively discusses Marx, Weber, Durkheim and Parsons, giving prominent
place to Marx. It then takes Thought to its philosophical roots and also widens
it by bringing in Kant, Nietzsche and Freud.
Krishnamurti here? Well, that is a way of bringing the Buddha to the
Venkata Mohan is
the author of Ethical Thought – Buddha to
Damasio, Anthropological Thought and two other non-fiction books. He has
also penned his autobiography Marriage of
a Monk: A Story of My Ideas and Life. A
B. Tech. from IIT-Madras, he is the director of Feynman IAS Institute,
Hyderabad where he teaches Sociology, Ethics and Essay.