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Basic Blunders and Fundamental Flaws

The draft National Education Policy 2019 suffers from deep-seated flaws like the comprehensive disempowerment of states, retreat from the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009 and National Curriculum Framework 2005, cultural and ideological blinkers and several other missing concerns, including the problem of unemployment.

Kosmabi Special Issue.

This is with reference to the two articles we wrote for EPW’s special issue on D D Kosambi (July 26). In this regard, we would like to add that both of us delivered lectures on the same topics at Panjim, Goa, during the Goa state’s ‘D D Kosambi Festival of Ideas’ (February 4-7, 2008) chaired by...

Science is the Cognition of necessity

Damodar Dharmanand Kosambi, eminent mathematician and Marxist historian, wrote extensively on the development of science and its use. He focused on the Marxist understanding of science as having an all-encompassing and universal role in engaging with reality. Marxism provided Kosambi with the tools to write on a variety of subjects such as the use of atomic energy, "science and religion" and the need for alternative technology for energy (solar power).
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