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Our Planet Consumption and Well Being: A Responsible Encountering of Marketing, Self and Nature

by Sumit Roy

  • ISBN Hardcover: 9789356760288, 9356760284
  • ISBN Paperback: 9789356760295, 9356760292
  • Year of Publication: 2023
  • Edition : 1st
  • No. of Pages: 282
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass Publishing House
  • Regular price ₹ 695.00

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    About the Book:

    Today humanity is driven by sparkles, features, gadgets, and fast products and this has become the mantra of living. During the pursuit of material acquisition, man has developed an emptiness something humanity is blissfully unaware of. Organizations are in the race for production and pushing products in the market which results in aggressive advertising, and it tends to create a need that is not there. In the altar of profit and aggressive marketing, the ecological cycle and intrinsic value of nature are overlooked. A false sense of need which in turn is morphed into desire is created and this is an endless cycle. The book has taken a deep dive in consumerism phenomenology and considered diverse aspects like ecology, sustainability, biodiversity, phenomenology, human consumption, and perspectives from eastern philosophy and modern science to delve into consumption, planet, and wellbeing

    About the Author:

    Dr. Sumit Roy has over thirty years of experience in Industry and Training, having  worked with Dunlop India Ltd, Murugappa Group, Pegasus HRD Pvt Ltd, Seed Infotech Ltd. A Clinical Psychologist by passion his specializations include Eastern and Western philosophy, Cognitive science, Leadership Development, Consciousness Studies, Environmental philosophy, Upanishads, Design Thinking, and Entrepreneurship. He has Five Masters in Humanities, and his Doctoral thesis was in Applied Ethics. He has published several papers and is the author of the book titled “Biosphere ethics”. Certified as an Entrepreneurship Educator jointly from Stanford Technology Venture, USA and IIM Bangalore, Certified in Psychometrics for Competency assessment, Certified in Case Method of Teaching from IIM Indore, he is also a practicing psychometrician. He is an active researcher in Environmental Philosophy, Sustainability, Cognitive Neurosciences, experiential learnings, consciousness, Indian Scriptures, and indigenous knowledge.

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