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    Desireless Action in the Bhagavadgītā.Binod Kumar Agarwala - 2021 - Journal of the Indian Council of Philosophical Research 38 (1):53-82.
    In the Bhagavadgītā, Kṛṣṇa’s injunction is to act without desire in many verses. Many modern scholars have criticized and tried to reinterpret Kṛṣṇa’s injunction in the Bhagavadgītā to perform action abandoning all kāma “desire.” These modern scholars have tried to re-understand Kṛṣṇa’s injunction for desireless action assuming the modern dogma that intentional action entails desire. The aim of the present essay is to examine the cogency of the advocacy of desireless action by understanding how the desireless action is performed.
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  2. Not Just Lying to Oneself: An Examination of Bad Faith in Sartre.Stalin Joseph Correya - 2021 - Journal of the Indian Council of Philosophical Research 38 (1):103-121.
    Bad faith is commonly conceived as lying to oneself or self-deception. This folk definition is too simplistic as it undermines the rich ontological underpinnings of bad faith. While both simple self-deception and bad faith are opposed to the general phenomenon of lying, for Sartre bad faith is also meant to explain both the working of consciousness and the ubiquity of pre-judicative nothingness. Together, consciousness and nothingness supply the special ontological foundation required for bad faith to operate. To enter into bad (...)
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