Kausik Gangopadhyay 


Dr. Kausik Gangopadhyay is an Associate Professor in the area of Economics at the Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode. An Economist by training, Humanist in yearning, he is interested in Dharma, Culture & Civilisation. Twitter Handle: @KausikGy

Articles

Christchurch shooting: The solution lies in Freedom of Expression on Religion

Perspective | Posted On: 25 Mar 2019

The lack of any critical analysis of Islam has emboldened it as the secular world remains tied to its Abrahamic roots.

Why all religions are not the same

Book Review | Posted On: 05 Mar 2018

A synopsis of "The heathen in his blindness", in which Professor S. N. Balagangadhara demolishes the idea of analyzing non-Abrahamic cultures through the western religious framework obsessed with theory-making.

Looking back at tomorrow

Book Review | Posted On: 19 May 2017

Harari’s second book (Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow) breaks many a modernist myth but ends up shouldering, perhaps unavoidably, a rather excessive baggage of biology.

Fun in the time of Mahabharatam

Commentary | Posted On: 25 Jan 2017

Apart from being a profound spiritual and philosophical commentary, the Mahabharatam is deeply humane in its treatment of the ephemeral pleasures of life.

Secularism as a colonial project

Book Review | Posted On: 07 Dec 2016

Jakob De Roover's recent book, 'Europe, India, and the Limits of Secularism (Religion and Democracy)' is a fine study of the evolution of the principle of secularism, its inherent limitations and its striking dissonance with the civilizatio...

Non-ignorable ideas of a non-ignorable man

Book Review | Posted On: 16 May 2016

Examining the broad ideas in Tufail Ahmed's recent book, Jihadist Threat To India: The Case for Islamic Reformation by an Indian Muslim.

American Progressives also typify others: Olmsted and Pollock

Commentary | Posted On: 09 Mar 2016

There are striking parallels between the seemingly progressive yet deeply prejudiced views of leftist American intellectuals of the 19th century and today.

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