- Author : Aakash Singh Rathore
- Publisher : HarperCollins India
- Language : English
- Hardcover : 300 pages
- ISBN-13 : 978-9356991217
About the Author
Aakash Singh Rathore is a philosopher of international repute and the author of nine books, including the bestselling Ambedkar's Preamble: A Secret History of the Constitution of India (2020). He has also edited over a dozen books ranging from political philosophy and law to literature and religion, including B.R. Ambedkar's the Buddha and His Dhamma: A Critical Edition (2011) and, more recently, B.R. Ambedkar: The Quest for Justice (a box set of five volumes, 2021). His Hegel's India was shortlisted for the Non-Fiction Book of the Year at the Tata Literature Live! Book Awards 2017.
Professor Rathore has taught politics, philosophy and law at premier institutions such as Jawaharlal Nehru University and the University of Delhi (in India), UPenn and Rutgers University (in the US), the University of Toronto (Canada), Humboldt University, Berlin (Germany) and LUISS University, Rome (Italy). He is International Fellow at ETHOS, Rome, and was previously Fellow at the Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla.
Rathore serves as the series editor for the fifteen-volume ‘Rethinking India' book series (2020–23) and was the co-editor (with Ashis Nandy) of its first volume, Vision for a Nation. He is also the series editor for ‘Religion and Democracy: Reconceptualizing Religion, Culture, and Politics in Global Context' (published since 2015) as well as the long-running international book series, ‘Ethics, Human Rights and Global Political Thought' (published since 2011).
Professor Rathore is also one of India's top-ranking Ironman triathletes. He tweets at @ASR_Metta.