The following is a guest post by Krishna Del Toso cogitating on how to interpret a text. You can read more about him on Academia, here. Some time ago a friend of mine was working on his PhD thesis and Continue reading Buffaloes, crocodiles and sacrifices—A guest post by Krishna Del Toso
From Elizabeth De Michelis: Dear Colleagues, AMRAY, of which I am one of the managers, would like to advertise to suitable candidates an intensive course on the Yogasūtra that will take place in France this Summer (mid-June to mid-August 2020). The Continue reading Notice: Intensive course on the Yogasūtra, Summer 2020
From the website: The Ludo and Rosane Rocher Foundation has created a program that provides subventions for the publication of “first books” by young scholars in the field of classical Indology. The scholars are expected to submit a CV, a Continue reading Notice: The Ludo and Rosane Rocher Foundation Subvention Program for First Books
“Thereupon, Gārgī Vācaknavī fell silent.” (Bṛhadāraṇyaka Upaniṣad 3.6) I’m currently teaching a class called “Ancient Women Philosophers: India and Greece,” which is interesting for many reasons. I’ll get to some of those reasons in another post. In this post I want Continue reading Learning from Gārgī’s Silence
Columbia University’s Department of Philosophy has an open AOS/open AOC search for a tenure-track Assistant Professor. Brian Van Norden notes: I am advised that this junior opening at Columbia is genuinely “open” in that they will seriously consider candidates with Continue reading JOB: Assistant Professor at Columbia University
Please see the following link for a short but illuminating talk by Chakravarthi Ram-Prasad which reflects on some of the reasons given for why Philosophy should be thought of as a largely Western affair and why those reasons fail.
Please see the link below for the latest issue of Comparative Philosophy, with an excellent symposium discussion on Ethan Mills’ latest work on skepticism in India. https://scholarworks.sjsu.edu/comparativephilosophy/ Happily, the journal is open access. Thanks to Ayon Maharaj for the tip. Continue reading Comparative Philosophy 10.2, featuring a symposium on Ethan Mills’ Three Pillars of Skepticism
Elisa Freschi and Jonardon Ganeri have both accepted full-time positions at the University of Toronto, with Jonardon becoming the Bimal Matilal Distinguished Professor of Philosophy. This is wonderful news for Indian philosophy in North America! From Leiter’s Blog: The University of Continue reading Congratulations to Elisa Freschi and Jonardon Ganeri!
As I imagine Elisa is unlikely to post about this herself, I draw your attention to an excellent interview with her at 3am. As you might expect, it is scholarly and philosophically sensitive. She discusses a/theisms, philosophy of language and Continue reading New 3am interview: Elisa Freschi
Please see this link for the contents of the latest issue of the Journal of World Philosophies (Vol 3 No 2). There are a handful of articles on Indian philosophy, including one by friend of the blog, Ayon Maharaj. Congratulations, Continue reading New issue of the Journal of World Philosophies