Table of contents for Prophets facing backward : postmodern critiques of science and Hindu nationalism in India / Meera Nanda.


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Contents 
List of Abbreviations 
Preface		
1. Introduction: Prophets Facing Backward	
Part I. HINDU NATIONALISM AND "VEDIC SCIENCE"
2. Dharma and the Bomb: Reactionary Modernism in India			
3. Vedic Science, Part I: Legitimation of the Hindu Nationalist Worldview	
4. Vedic Science, Part II: Philosophical Justification of Vedic Science	
Part II. POSTMODERN CRITIQUES OF SCIENCE
5. Epistemic Charity: Equality of all "Ethno-sciences"			
6. We are All Hybrids Now!: Paths to Reactionary Modernism			
7. A Dalit Defense of Deweyan-Buddhist View of Science. 	
<br>Part III. POSTMODERNISM AND NEW SOCIAL MOVEMENTS IN INDIA
8. The Battle for Scientific Temper in India's New Social Movements 		
9. Ecofeminist Critiques of the Green Revolution. 				 		
<br>	10. The "Hindu Left," Agrarian Populism and the Hindu Right			
11. Conclusion: Prophets Facing Forward 	
Notes		
Bibliography										
Acknowledgments
Index
 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Science History India 20th century, Nationalism India, Science Philosophy History 20th century