It was only two weeks ago, it was only a day after the fact, that I, along with many others, learned of the death of a giant in modern philosophy. Equally significant for his illumination of the thought of Edmund Continue reading Some Memories of My Teacher, J.N. Mohanty
Douglas L. Berger. Indian and Intercultural Philosophy: Personhood, Consciousness, and Causality. viii + 231 pp., London, New York, and Dublin: Bloomsbury Academic. 2021. $115 (hardback). In the introduction of Indian and Intercultural Philosophy Berger notes: “In certain respects, a number Continue reading Book Review of Indian and Intercultural Philosophy: Personhood, Consciousness, and Causality by Douglas L. Berger (Reviewed by Chris Rahlwes)
The message below has been sent to us by Prof. Chakravarthi Ram-Prasad (thanks, Ram!). Dear all, I would like to bring to your notice a new post in Comparative and Non-Western Thought, in the Department of Politics, Philosophy and Religion, Continue reading Comparative and Non-Western thought position, Lancaster
Please see the following announcement of two post-doc fellowships in the Philosophy department at Ashoka University: Indian Philosophy is one of the areas that the committee is particularly interested in. I apologize that I did not post this earlier, as Continue reading 2-year Post-Doc Fellowships at Ashoka University
There’s a new book series that may interest readers of the Indian Philosophy Blog. You can find the information below. Oxford University Press is seeking submissions of proposals for a new series: Philosophy Across Borders. OUP is committed to publishing Continue reading New Book Series: Philosophy Across Borders (OUP)
The Indian Philosophy Blog is planning to update the Philosophical Rasika Report, last compiled in 2017, for North America and Europe. We are also hoping to add a South Asia list, as well as other international programs. If you work Continue reading Updating the Philosophical “Rasika” Report: Request for Assistance
Monima Chadha asked me to make a post looking for help in tracking down the origins of the classical parable about the elephant and the blind men. Please post any leads for her below. Thanks!
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This past Monday (November 23), I have had an opportunity to participate in the performance titled, “Ricelihood: A Tale of Livingness and Rice Beings in NortherThai Ricelihood,” which is a part of a dissertation project of my colleague and friend, Continue reading Mīmāṃsā Ritual Theory Applied: “Ricelihood: A Tale of Livingness and Rice Beings in Northern Thai Ricelihood”
Speaking of dharma, one might think of the Bhagavadgītā, which narrates Kṛṣṇa’s teaching to Arjuna before the beginning of the great war at Kurukṣetra. Although Kṛṣṇa and Arjuna are not facing the pandemic, the conversation between them is about life and death Continue reading What is dharma during the pandemic?