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Teoria E Practica Della Nonviolenza

Author: Giuliano Pontara

Edizioni Einaudi, Torino, 2014, pp. 408

Originally published: 1973

This is an anthology of Gandhi’s writings on ethical-political orientations and his teachings on nonviolence. The first part covers the fundamental principles of nonviolence, including the difference between the nonviolence of the strong and the nonviolence of the weak; the relationship between ends and means; and his perspectives on violence and war. In the second part, Pontara discusses practical aspects relating to preparation for a nonviolent struggle and elucidates different nonviolent techniques.