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PACS 164A: Introduction to Nonviolence (Fall 2006, UC Berkeley). Taught by Professor Michael N. Nagler. Peace and Conflict Studies

164A - An introduction to the science of nonviolence, mainly as seen through the life and work of Mahatma Gandhi. Historical overview of nonviolence East and the West up to the American Civil Rights movement and Martin Luther King, Jr., with emphasis on the ideal of principled nonviolence and the reality of mixed or strategic nonviolence in practice, especially as applied to problems of social justice and defense.

Course Curriculum

  • Lecture 01 – Overview: Strategic and Principled NV; What to Look For I Unlimited
  • Lecture 02 – Overview: Strategic and Principled NV; What to Look For II Unlimited
  • Lecture 03 – How Science and History Weigh in on the Possibility of the NV Effect I Unlimited
  • Lecture 04 – How Science and History Weigh in on the Possibility of the NV Effect II Unlimited
  • Lecture 05 – The Vedanta as Old/New Paradigm I Unlimited
  • Lecture 06 – The Vedanta as Old/New Paradigm II Unlimited
  • Lecture 07 – The First Phase: Arrival in South Africa to the Birth of Satyagraha (1893-1906) I Unlimited
  • Lecture 08 – The First Phase: Arrival in South Africa to the Birth of Satyagraha (1893-1906) II Unlimited
  • Lecture 09 – Success in South Africa: Return to India and the Year of Silence I Unlimited
  • Lecture 10 – Success in South Africa: Return to India and the Year of Silence II Unlimited
  • Lecture 11 – Tragedy at Amritsar: Rebellion Heats Up I Unlimited
  • Lecture 12 – Tragedy at Amritsar: Rebellion Heats Up II Unlimited
  • Lecture 13 – The Final Phase: Legacy of Triumph and Tragedy I Unlimited
  • Lecture 14 – The Final Phase: Legacy of Triumph and Tragedy II Unlimited
  • Lecture 15 – Review Unlimited
  • Lecture 17 – Midterm Diagnostic Unlimited
  • Lecture 18 – NV in the West. Judeo-Christian & Islamic Sources Unlimited
  • Lecture 19 – Medieval & Modern NV Christian Sects; the Society of Friends (Quakers) Unlimited
  • Lecture 20 – Early Pacifism and Nonviolence Unlimited
  • Lecture 21 – The American Civil Rights Movement Unlimited
  • Lecture 22 – King’s Last Year I Unlimited
  • Lecture 23 – King’s Last Year II Unlimited
  • Lecture 24 – The Wheel of NV; Gandhian Economics Unlimited
  • Lecture 25 – Aspects of NV since Gandhi and King I Unlimited
  • Lecture 26 – Aspects of NV since Gandhi and King II Unlimited
  • Lecture 27 – Overview I Unlimited
  • Lecture 28 – Overview II Unlimited

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