The Problem of Nationalism: The Moral Dimension

Authors

  • C Bharath Kumar

Keywords:

Nationalism, Morality

Abstract

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.

Published

2012-01-01

How to Cite

Kumar, C. B. (2012). The Problem of Nationalism: The Moral Dimension. Tattva Journal of Philosophy, 4(1), 36-52. Retrieved from http://journals.christuniversity.in/index.php/tattva/article/view/1509