Aristotle claimed that Plato, who focused on ideal political system, failed to provide accessible form of knowledge that statesmen need. Aristotle applied inductive and rationalist approach to studying human beings as political animals, unity of polis and the best practicable political regıme. Aristotle aim was to limit social conflicts and advise how to advance the… Continue reading The best practicable regime according to Aristotle
Democracy in America by Tocqueville has been the best book that I have read in 20016. It is beautifully written book on democracy and its perils. Through insightful observation of American democracy Tocqueville understood not only American system but also political situation of European countries. Tocqueville is one of the few philosophers, who offered unbiased… Continue reading What kind of despotism we should fear?
On 29.11.2016 I attended a seminar “America after the Elections” organized by Department of Political Science and International Relations at Izmir Economic University. The department hosted Mr. Phillip Kosnett, Deputy Chief of Mission, US Embassy in Ankara. Mr. Kosnett focused mainly on what recent elections mean for democracy and he expressed his opinion about the… Continue reading What is wrong with the news media?
Hello everyone, I would like to share with you my small contribution to Khaleej Times. Talking about books is always a great pleasure! I would be very happy if you could read my interview. http://www.khaleejtimes.com/nation/general/interview-a-home-without-books-is-a-body-without-soul
A tranquil and stable life of Shruti falls apart after she is brutally raped by politician-cum-goon, Salim Yadav. In order to find justice for herself and other rape victims, she accepts the offer of oppositionist politician Sharad Malviya, and enters politics. Soon she finds herself in the world led and manipulated by men. I truly… Continue reading The Edge of Desire by Tuhin Sinha
Last week I was searching for inspirational quotes on books and reading for my work assignment. This motivated me to gather my favorite and inspirational quotes of writers, politicians and businessmen. Definitely, some of the below quotes are not the most famous but they are special for me… humble booklover. “Whenever you read a good… Continue reading My 10 favourite quotes on books and reading
I have hesitated to write about this book for a very long time… Talking about a child relentlessly abused is the hardest thing to do. Mikey Wash is a Gypsy boy, living in a closeted community. He barely knows world outside the caravan camp and people other than Gypsies. Since he can remember he has… Continue reading Gypsy Boy by Mikey Walsh… Heartbreaking