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Women in Manu"s philosophy

by Ram Mohan Das

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Published by ABS Publications in Jalandhar, India .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Manu (Lawgiver),
    • Hindu women -- India.,
    • India -- Social conditions -- 1947-

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRam Mohan Das.
      ContributionsManu (Lawgiver)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1742 .D3335 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 147 p. ;
      Number of Pages147
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1378275M
      ISBN 108170720524
      LC Control Number92910477
      OCLC/WorldCa29326219

      India’s most famous early legal code, The Laws of Manu were complied over the years between - C.E. While the position of women in early Vedic India had been good, these laws illustrate the efforts of the Brahmin elite to restrict women’s legal independence in this later period. Jana is the author of The Philosophical Child, which explores ways that parents and other adults can stimulate philosophical conversations about children's questions, co-author of the textbook Philosophy in Education: Questioning and Dialogue in Schools, and the co-editor of the book Philosophy and Education: Introducing Philosophy to Young People.

      The heroic suicide of Porcia, daughter of Cato and wife of Brutus, as pictured by Pierre Mignard. Men argued firmly to block women from engaging in the public sphere. The political system in ancient Rome involved men exclusively—from senators to magistrates. Women were even prevented from voting. Manu’s Opinion on the Status of Women! Manu’s opinion on the status of women was in no way different from the other ancient political thinkers, who believed that they were an entity which cannot exist by itself and it needed protection and care. But, this opinion held by the thinkers made women submissive beings.

      Books shelved as feminist-philosophy: The Second Sex by Simone de Beauvoir, An Introduction to Feminist Philosophy by Alison Stone, An Introduction to Fe. Perhaps the greatest and most influential work in the philosophy of war is On War by Carl von combines observations on strategy with questions about human nature and the purpose of war. Clausewitz especially examines the teleology of war: whether war is a means to an end outside itself or whether it can be an end in itself. He concludes that the latter cannot be so, and that war.


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As regards Manu’s view on the status of women one is left in a quandary. On the one hand he accorded respect and honour to the woman and recognized her importance whereas on the other the code of Manu practically ignored her by construing her to be an incarnation of evil.

While defending Manusmriti as divine code of conduct for all including women, apologists often quote the verse: “yatr naryasto pojyantay, ramantay tatr devta [3/56] (where women are provided place of honor, gods are pleased and reside there in that household), but they deliberately forget all those verses that are full of prejudice, hatred and discrimination against women.

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Flavia Agnes states that Manusmriti is a complex commentary from women's rights perspective, and the British colonial era codification of women's rights based on it for Hindus, and from Islamic texts for Muslims, picked and emphasized certain aspects while it ignored other sections.

On the other hand, Aristotle, Plato's student and colleague at the Academy in Athens, believed that women were fit only to be the subjects of male have the deliberative part of the soul, he said, but it isn't sovereign in nature: they are born to be ruled by men in a constitutional sense, as a citizens rule other : Andrea Borghini.

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