Ramin Jahanbegloo is one of the world’s leading political philosophers and the author of twenty-eight books. He is currently professor and vice-dean at O.P. Jindal Global University, Sonipat, India. He is the winner of the Peace Prize from the United Nations Association in Spain (2009) for his extensive academic work in promoting dialogue between cultures and his advocacy for non-violence and, more recently, the Josep Palau i Fabre International Essay Prize (2012). Some of his books include The Spirit of India (2008), The Gandhian Moment (2013), The Decline of Civilization: Why We Need to Return to Gandhi and Tagore (2017) and Letters to a Young Philosopher (2017).