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7) Discuss the M.N roy’s philosophy of new humanism.(250 words)

TopicContributions of moral thinkers and philosophers from India and world.

7) Discuss the M.N roy’s philosophy of new humanism.(250 words)


Key demand of the question.

The question wants us to simply write in detail about the philosophy of new humanism propounded by the twentieth century Indian freedom fighter and philosopher, MN Roy.

Directive word

Discuss- This s an all-encompassing directive which mandates us to write in detail about the key demand of the question.

Structure of the answer

Introduction– write a few lines about MN Roy, his life and important contributions.


Discuss his philosophy of new humanism in detail and bring out its salient aspects and discuss them in detail. E.g the central idea of the Twenty-Two Theses is that political philosophy must start from the basic idea that the individual is prior to society, and freedom can be enjoyed only by individuals; Quest for freedom and search for truth, according to Roy, constitute the basic urge of human progress. The purpose of all-rational human endeavor, individual as well as collective, is attainment of freedom in ever-increasing measure. The amount of freedom available to the individuals is the measure of social progress etc. Take the help of the article attached to the question and any other relevant material to frame your answer.

Conclusion-sum up your discussion in a few lines and form a fair and a balanced conclusion on the above issue.