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Jadavpur Journal of Philosophy Vol. 25 (no. 1)

by: Madhumita Chattopadhyay , Smita Sirker , Sashinungla

Jadavpur Journal of Philosophy is a refereed, bi-issue journal, in English (No. 1) and Bengali (No. 2) published annually by the Department of Philosophy, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India. The journal volume in Bengali is titled Darsan Biksa. The journal is devoted to the publication of original scholarly papers in any branch of philosophy. Its objective is to encourage contributions from scholars, dealing with specific philosophical problems connected with their respective fields of specialization.

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ISBN: 9788100000523
Year Of Publication: 2016
Edition: 1st Edition
Pages : 151p.
Language : English
Binding : Paperback
Publisher: Jadavpur University
Size: 23
Weight: 250

Overview

Jadavpur Journal of Philosophy is a refereed, bi-issue journal, in English (No. 1) and Bengali (No. 2) published annually by the Department of Philosophy, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India. The journal volume in Bengali is titled Darsan Biksa. The journal is devoted to the publication of original scholarly papers in any branch of philosophy. Its objective is to encourage contributions from scholars, dealing with specific philosophical problems connected with their respective fields of specialization.

Contents

Vidyaranya’s Representation of Objection against the Thesis of Adhyasa
— Sukharanjan Saha
Nagarjuna’s Polemic against Pramana–Prameya Dichotomy
— Dipayan Pattanayak
Why Is Science Empirically Successful? A Response from Kuhn’s Metaphysics
— Sreekumar Jayadevan
Placing U.T. Place’s Scientific Hypothesis: Sixty Years On
— Rajib Ray and Ranjan K. Panda
Marital Ethics: Revisting Russell
— Gargi Goswami
Exploring the Concept of Non-Violence As a Moral Virtue in Buddhism
— Khangembam Romesh
Swamiji’s Notion of Love from an Ethical Perspective
— Mili Dutta (Pal)
Book Reviews
List of Contributors

Meet the Author
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Dr Madhumita Chattopadhyay is a professor in the Department of Philosophy, Jadavpur University, Jadavpur, Kolkata. Though her area of research is Buddhism, she is very much interested in the philosophy of Contemporary Indian thinkers specially of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. She has been awarded with different national and international scholarships like the Fulbright Visiting Lectureship and Charles Wallace India Trust Fellowship. She has edited three books and written three. One of her important books is Walking Along the Paths of Buddhist Epistemology.
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Smita Sirker has taught at Jadavpur University and Jawarharlal Nehru University. She has written extensively on Philosophy of Mind, Cognitive Science, and Moral Reasoning. Her major articles are “Aspects of Mathematical Pluralism” (Journal of Mathematics and Culture, 2016), “Gettier Across Cultures” (No©us, 2015), “Dinnaga and Mental Models: A Reconstruction” (Philosophy East and West, 2010) and “Is Belief in Free Will a Cultural Universal?” (Mind and Language, 2010). She is the co-author of Mental Reasoning: Experiments and Theories.
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Sashinungla received her Ph.D. at the North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong, where she wrote her thesis on environmental philosophy. She is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the Jadavpur University, Kolkata, where she often gets to teach Eco-Philosophy, Peace and Conflict studies, and Buddhist Philosophy. She has published on Folklore and Culture, Insurgency, and Strategic studies, and is now working on issues of Conversion and Terrorism.
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