Ashis Nandy


Ashis Nandy is a world-renowned political psychologist, social theorist, and cultural critic. Long-time head of the influential Centre for Studies of Developing Societies in New Delhi, Nandy is a clinical psychologist who constantly applies psychoanalysis to the unconscious dimensions of mass-culture in India and Southern Asia. He has provided in-depth theoretical critiques of European colonialism, secularism, nuclearism and cosmopolitanism, covering such many topics as modernity, history, religion, literature, film, psychology, science and development. Nandy had received the Fukuoka Asian Culture Prize in 2007. In 2008 he appeared on the list of the Top 100 Public Intellectuals Poll of the Foreign Policy magazine, published by The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

阿西斯.南迪(Ashis Nandy)是世界知名的政治心理學家、社會理論家及文化評論家,長期擔任新德里重要機構「發展中社會研究中心」(Centre for Studies of Developing Societies)負責人。他也是一位臨床心理學家,一直以來用精神分析的方法解讀印度及東南亞大眾文化的無意識層面。他對歐洲的殖民主義、世俗主義、核武器主義及世界主義有深入的理論批判,主題涵蓋現代性、歷史、宗教、文學、電影、心理、科學及發展等範疇。南迪於 2007 年獲福岡亞洲文化獎(Fukuoka Asian Culture Prize)。2008 年卡耐基國際和平組織(The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace)的《外交政策》(Foreign Policy)雜誌將南迪評選為全球百大公眾知識分子。