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Obituary : Louis Dumont (1911-98)

Obituary : Louis Dumont (1911-98)

Already by the 1960s Louis Dumont had formulated an ambitious plan for a lifetime of unremitting intellectual effort. The aim was to contrast on the plane of values - rather than of social morphology or social action - societies based on holism and hierarchy with those based on individualism and equality, in short, traditional India and the west.

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