Hegel’s Excess: Indology, Historical Difference & the Post-Secular Turn of Theory

Author: Arvind-Pal Singh Mandair

Link: “Hegel’s Excess: Indology, Historical Difference & the Post-Secular Turn of Theory”, Post-Colonial Studies: Culture, Politics, Economy, Vol. 9, No. 1, 2006, pp. 15-34

About: Arvind-Pal Mandair’s essay for this volume of the journal Postcolonial Studies demonstrates that “Hegel’s philosophy of religion was fundamentally premised on a hierarchical inequality of world cultures and religions”. This was part of a journal Special Issue for Postcolonial Studies edited by George Steinmetz titled Decolonizing German Theory. Other essays in this issue looked at Hanah Arendt and Max Weber.

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Arvind-Pal S. Mandair
Associate Professor of Sikh Studies

Philosophy/Religion/Postcolonial Theory/Sikh Studies/South Asian Studies

Email: amandair@umich.edu
Phone: 734.763.6307
Office: 202 South Thayer Street
Office 6155
Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1608

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