Krishna Roy is a former Professor at Centre of Advanced Study in Philosophy, Jadavpur University, Kolkata. Her areas of interest include Phenomenology, Existentialism, Hermeneutics, Social and Political Philosophy. Besides publishing many articles in various journals, she has published Hermeneutics: East and West, and has edited Fusions of Horizons: Socio-Spiritual Heritage of India; and Political Philosophy: East and West. She has co-edited four anthologies: Language, Knowledge and Ontology; Essays in Social Political Philosophy; Theory and Practice: A Collection of Essays; and Understanding Thoughts of Sri Aurobindo. At present she is associated with the Research Department of the Centre for Indological Studies at the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Kolkata.