#094 - Discussing "A New Idea of India" With Professor Guy Sorman | Rajeev Mantri | Harsha Gupta
BharatvaartaFebruary 20, 2021
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#094 - Discussing "A New Idea of India" With Professor Guy Sorman | Rajeev Mantri | Harsha Gupta

Guy Sorman is a French-American professor, columnist, author, and public intellectual in economics and philosophy. He has written twenty books that promote the ideals of creativity and modern capitalism. Sorman was a founder of a French NGO, Action against Hunger (ACF), in 1979 and was its President until 1990, when he became its Honorary President. He is the global advisor of the South Korean President. Sorman has held many government positions in France. Guy Sorman has also written many articles regarding globalization and Asia's growing economy. In his "What is the West?",(2008) he claimed the term "westernization" is vague, and it is hard to draw a line between the west and the east.

'A New Idea of India’ is an endeavour to ask the important, unresolved questions about India’s past & future. This book has been co-authored by popular political and policy commentators, Harsh Gupta and Rajeev Mantri . In this free-flowing conversation, Harsh and Rajeev explain why they wrote the book and delve into the nuances of the book’s key ideas.They address the fundamental question of why ideas are important and how they affects politics and policy, following which they debate the ‘Idea of India'.

Along the way, they compare and contrast the heritage and aspirations of a millennia old civilization with a fledgling nation of seven decades. In that, this book captures the zeitgeist of our times.Listen to this fascinating conversation with the authors on YouTube, Apple, Google, Spotify, Breaker, Stitcher, and other popular platforms. If you liked this episode, then please rate, subscribe and share!