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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