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Arindam Chakrabarti

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Name  Arindam Chakrabarti

Education  University of Oxford
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Books  Denying Existence: The Logic, Epistemology and Pragmatics of Negative Existentials and Fictional Discourse

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Arindam Chakrabarti is a professor of philosophy at the University of Hawaii at Mānoa, where he is the director of the EPOCH (Eastern Philosophy of Consciousness and the Humanities) Project.


Chakrabarti obtained his BA in 1976 and his MA in 1978, both from the University of Calcutta, and his Ph.D. in 1982 from St. Anne's College at Oxford University. He held previously a teaching position at the University of Delhi.

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Selected publications

  • (1994), The Dark Mother Flying Kites: Sri Ramakrishna's Metaphysic of Morals. In Sophia, volume 33 issue 3. This article analyzes a song that Ramakrishna was fond of and pulls out six philosophical elements: a nondualistic metaphysics, a spiritualistic ethic, the doctrine of karma, a playful goddess, the possibility ofmoksha, and the theory of psychological causation.
  • (1996), Kant in India, Proceedings of the Eleventh International Kant Congress.
  • (1997), Denying Existence. The Logic, Epistemology, and Pragmatics of Negative Existentials and Fictional Discourse, Dordrecht: Kluwer.
  • (1997), The Cosmic and Social Order of Eating. In Rta: Cosmic Order and Chaosed. Kapila Vatsyayana, New Delhi: Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts.
  • (1997), Nyaya Realism and the Sense Reference Distinction, (Discussion Note), Journal of the Indian Council of Philosophical Research, July.
  • (1997), Seeing Daffodils, Seeing as Daffodils, Seeing Things Called 'Daffodils'. In Relativism, Suffering and Beyond, ed. J.N. Mohanty and P. Billimoria, New Delhi: Oxford University Press.
  • (1997), Rationality in Indian Thought. In Blackwells Companion to World Philosophy, ed. Eliot Deutsch and Ronald Bontekoe. Oxford: Blackwell.
  • (1998), Concept Possession, Sense Experience and Knowledge of a Language, Philosophy of Peter Strawson: Library of Living Philosophers, ed. Lewis E. Hahn, Open Court.
  • References

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