The Problem of Nationalism: The Moral Dimension


  • C Bharath Kumar


Nationalism, Morality


Nationalism did not figure prominently as a philosophical problem till recntly. Among the many dimensions of nationalism, the paper explores the moral dimensions of the phenomenon. It looks at some questions like, "Is nationalism a reasonable doctrine?," "Is it amenable to moral reasoning or is it a morally neutral concept?" The paper examines the issue of moral credibility of nationalism by consiering the views of thinkers Partha Chatterjee, David Archard, Isaiah Berlin etc.



How to Cite

Kumar, C. B. (2012). The Problem of Nationalism: The Moral Dimension. Tattva Journal of Philosophy, 4(1), 36-52. Retrieved from