This audio podcast features Professor Doug Allen of the Department of Philosophy, University of Maine, speaking about THE CENTENARY OF GANDHI’S MOST IMPORTANT BOOK, HIND SWARAJ: ITS RELEVANCE TO VIOLENCE AND TERRORISM TODAY.
Doug Allen has served on the faculty in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Maine since 1974. He is a scholar of the phenomenology of religion, and has written and spoken extensively on the application of Mahatma Gandhi’s philosophy to today’s struggles of violence, war, and peace. Doug is a founding member of the Peace and Justice Center of Eastern Maine.
Doug spoke October 1, 2009 at the Memorial Union on the University of Maine campus in Orono during the Fall 2009 Socialist and Marxist Studies Thursday series. The program runs about 75 minutes.