SRINIVAS K Professor

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  • Department of Philosophy
  • School of Humanities
  • ragsri55@yahoo.com

Academic Activity

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Educational Qualification (UG,PG & Higher Order)

S.No Degree Subject/Title of thesis University/Board Year of Passing
1 UGC Post Doctoral Fe An Examination of Causation in Quantum Physics Jawaharlal Nehru University 1985
2 Ph.D. A Critical Examination of A.J.Ayer s Philosophy Jawaharlal Nehru University 1983
3 M.A. Philosophy Andhra University 1976
4 B.Sc (Botany, Zoology & Chemistry) Andhra University 1974

Area of Specializaion

Epistemology (Indian and Western), Analytical Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, and Modern Logic

Awards / Prizes Conferred

S.No Name / Title of the Award Type Name of the Agency conferred the Award Year of the Award Amount for Cash Award

Teaching Experience

S.No Designation Department/Centre Institution
1 Professor Department of Philosophy Pondicherry University

Research Experience

S.No Designation Department/Centre Institution Area of Research
1 Post Doctoral Fellow Department of Philosophy Jawaharlal Nehru University Philosophy of Science

Industry Experience

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Patent Details

S.No Title Status Patent Number Year of Award Type Commercialized Status

Papers Published in UGC Approved Journals

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Journal Name Volume, Issue & Page Nos. Year Impact Factor
1 Personal Identity K.Srinivas Journal of Humanities Vol.5, No. 1&2, pp. 1-16, ISSN 0975-9557 2013 .
2 Buddhism and Climate Change K.Srinivas Journal of Humanities Vol.2, No.2, pp. 33-45,ISSN 0975-9557 2013 .
3 Tractaus and Transcendentalism K.Srinivas Journal of Humanities Vo.2, N0.1. pp. 90-102, ISSN 0975-9557. 2010 .
4 In Defense of Metaphysics K.Srinivas Sandhan Vol. IX, No.2,169-82 2009 .
5 Rorty’s Critique of Philosophy as Epistemology K.Srinivas Indian Philosophical Quarterly 4:1:22-34,ISSN 0376-415X 2005 .
6 TheArgument from Illusion K.Srinivas Indian Philosophical Quarterly 30:2:237-49, ISSN 0376-415X. 2003 .
7 Truth as Conceived in Yogācara and Mādhyamika K.Srinivas Indian Philosophical Quarterly 27:4:393-402,ISSN 0376-415X. 2000 .
8 Wittgenstein’s Views on Religious and Scientific Beliefs K.Srinivas Philosophical Quarterly 5: 3- 4:ISSN 2349-770X 1999 .
9 Is Religious Language Autonomous? K.Srinivas Indian Philosophical Quarterly 24: 2: 187-196,ISSN 0376-415X 1998 .
10 Wittgenstein on Certainty K.Srinivas Indian Philosophical Quarterly 21:1: 35-43,ISSN 0376-415X. 1994 .
11 Wittgenstein on Rule-Following K.Srinivas Indian Philosophical Quarterly 19:2:105-113,ISSN 0376-415X 1992 .
12 Analysis as a Method in Philosophy with Special Reference toA.J.Ayer K.Srinivas Indian Philosophical Quarterly 18:1: 111-23,ISSN 0376-415X 1991 .
13 The Method of Forming Theories in Science K.Srinivas Method of Forming Theories in Science,” The Journal of Indian Academy of Philosophy 24:1:42-52,ISSN 0019-4271 1985 .

Papers Published in Peer Reviewed Journals

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Journal Name Volume, Issue & Page Nos. Year Impact Factor
1 How Do Theories of Knowledge and Consciousness in Ancient Indian Thought Systems Relate to Current Western Theorizing and Research? Peter Sedlmeir & K.Srinivas Frontiers in Psychology Vol.7, pp.1-17,ISSN 1664-178 2016 .
2 Reading and Reappraising Gandhi K.Srinivas GITAM Journal of Gandhian Studies Vol.1, No.2, July-December 2012, pp. 442-57, ISSN 2249-2240 2012 .
3 Art and Beauty: An Indian Perspective K.Srinivas Gadhigram Literary Review Vol.1, No.1, pp-33-44 2012 .
4 The Method of Investigation in Indian Tradition K.Srinivas Philologica 1, Orientalia Pagensia XVIII, pp. 57-68, ISBN 978-80-246-2031-2 2011 .

Papers Published in Conference Proceedings

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Details of Conference Publication Page Nos. Year
1 Is Self-Knowledge Possible? K.Srinivas Proceedings of Indian Philosophical Congress 88th Session 63-79 2016
2 Neo-Vedanta and Its Social Significance K.Srinivas Modern Perspectives on Vedanta , Proceedings of the 20th International Congress of Vedanta 202-09 2012

Books

S.No Title of the Book Name of the Authors as per the order in Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 Gandhi the Pacifist K.Srinivas Suryodaya Books 2015 ISBN 978-81-925702-2-8
2 Philosophical Fragments K.Srinivas Versa Books 2012 ISBN 81-87300-52-6
3 Buddhist Ethics in Impermanence K.Srinivas D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd 2011 ISBN 978-81-26-0562-2
4 Logical Positivism Revisited K.Srinivas D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd 2011 ISBN 978-81-246-0570-7
5 Morality, Freedom and Social Construction K.Srinivas Puducherry Co-operative Book Society 2010 ISBN 81-87299-46-0
6 A Concise Dictionary of Philosophy K.Srinivas & V. Kutumba Sastry D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd 2007 ISBN81-246-0400-2
7 P.T. Raju K.Srinivas Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd 2001 ISBN 81- 215,0900-9
8 A Dictionary of Philosophy K.Srinivas Ashish Publishing Company 1993 ISBN 817- 0245-18-4
9 An Evaluation of A.J. Ayer’s Logical Positivism K.Srinivas Galaxy Publications 1990 ISBN 81-7076-030-5

Chapters in Books

S.No Title of the Chapters Name of the Authors Title of the Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 The Metaphysics of the Beyond K.Srinivas VedāntaĀnvīkşiki, Science and Philosophy D.K. Printworld 2017 ISBN 978-81-246-897-5
2 The Concept of Man in Indian and Chinese Philosophical Traditions K.Srinivas Advaitamanih idyanidhi Prakashan 2012 ISBN 978-93-80651-37-8 .
3 Sri Ramanuja’s Critique of Advaita Metaphysics K.Srinivas Philosophy: A Harmony Shanti Prakashan 2011 ISBN 978-93-81090-00-8
4 Matilal’s Analysis of Contemporary Indian Approaches to Epistemology K.Srinivas Epistemology, Science and Cognition Decent Books 2011 ISBN 978-8186921548
5 The Advaitic Understanding of Self and Human Rationality K.Srinivas Studies in Vedanta: Essays in Honour of Professor S. S. Rama Rao Pappu D.K. Printworld 2005 ISBN 81-246-350-2
6 he Concept of Mind in Orthodox Indian Thought: Its Implications for Modern Psychology K.Srinivas Consciousness,Indian Psychology and Yoga Centre for Studies in Civilizations 2005 Centre for Studies in Civilizations
7 Suresh Chandra on Ayer K.Srinivas The Philosophy of Suresh Chandra , Indian Council of Philosophical Research 2004 ISBN81-85636-74-5.
8 The Other in Indian Philosophy and Religion K.Srinivas Who, Exactly, is the Other? Western and Transcultural Perspectives Oregon University Humanities Center Press 2002 ISBN 0-87114-233-3
9 Space and Time as Conceived in Pūrva-Mīmāmsā K.Srinivas Tattvanidhi Sri Venkateswara University 1999 .
10 Sri Aurobindo on Evolution K.Srinivas Essentials of Sri Aurobindo’s Thought: Essays in Memory of Madhusudana Reddy Hyderabad: Institute of Human Study 1997 ISBN 81-85853-10-4

Edited Books

S.No Title of the Book Name of the Authors as per the order in Book Publisher Year ISBN No.

Ongoing Projects

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Ongoing Consultancy Works

S.No Title of the Consultancy Work Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year

Completed Projects

S.No Title of the Project Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year
1 Consciousness Study UGC-SAP DRS I 2009-2014 37,50,000 2014

Completed Consultancy Works

S.No Title of the Consultancy Work Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year

Research Guidance - PG

S.No Year Degree No. of Students Awarded Department/Centre
1 2017 M.A. 2 PHILOSOPHY
2 2016 M.A. 2 PHILOSOPHY
3 2012 M.A. 2 PHILOSOPHY
4 2012 M.PHIL 1 PHILOSOPHY
5 2011 M.PHIL 1 PHILOSOPHY
6 2010 M.PHIL 2 PHILOSOPHY

Research Guidance - Ph.D

S.No Student Name Thesis Title Date Awarded
1 Himanshu Prakash Damle The Intervention of French Theory in Complexity 30-04-2012
2 Subhankari Pati An Examination of the Concept of Justice with special reference to Aristotle and John Rawls 10-08-2015
3 Soumy R.V. Scientific Rationality and Methodological Issues in Philosophy of Science with special reference to Karl Popper and Thomas Khun 22-12-2014
4 Anila A An Examination of W.V.O.Quines Epistemology 02-03-2015
5 Shibu V.M. AN EXAMINATION OF tHEORY OF mEANING WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO BHARTRHARI AND WITTGENSTEIN 09-10-2015
6 M.VIJAYASARATHY An Examination of Reductionism and Antireductionism in Consciousness: A Study on John R.Searle 21-07-2015

Research Guidance - Post Doctoral

S.No Scholar Name Designation Funding Agency Fellowship Title Year of Joining Year of Completion
1 A.Malliga Post Doctoral Fellow ICPR The Distinction between a-priori & a-posteriori forms of knowledge in Indian Epistemology 24-08-2011 24-07-2014

Invited Talks in Conference/Seminar/Workshop/Training Programme

S.No Title of the Paper Conferences/Seminar/Workshop/Training Programme Organized by Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year

Conferences/Seminars Organized

S.No Title of the Programme Sponsors Venue & Duration Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 CONSCIOUSNESS AND SELF-IDENTITY UGC PONDICHERRY UNIVERSITY JANUARY 2010 NATIONAL 10-01-2010 12-01-2010 2010
2 Philosophy, Science and Axiology UGC PONDICHERRY UNIVERSITY OCTOBER 2004 NATIONAL 23-10-2004 24-10-2004 2004

Workshop Organized

S.No Title of the Programme Sponsors Venue & Duration Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year

Affiliation in Academic Bodies/Societies

S.No Name of the Body/Society Nature of Affiliation Year
1 Ludwig Wittgenstein Society Member 2013
2 International Congress of Vedanta Member 1999
3 Indian Philosophical Congress Member 1978

Participation & Extension Activities (Academic/Administraion)

S.No Name of the Position (Head, Dean, Co-ordinator, Director, etc.,) Duration Nature of Dutites
1 Dean ( i/c), CDC, Pondicherry University Dec 2015 - till date Overall Supervision of Affliated Colleges of Pondicherry University
2 Head of the Department (Philosophy) 2004-2007, 2009-2012 Overall Administrative responsibility of the department

Participation & Extension Activities (Co-Curricular)

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Collaboration with Institution/Industry

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E-Lecture Details

S.No E-Lecture Title Development of e-content/e-learning/delivering Member of Editorial Bodies Reviewer/Referee of
Content/Module Title Institution/Platform Year Weblink
1 E-Pathasala Indian Religion and Philosophy (41 Modules) e-PG-Pathshala 2016 http://epathshala.nic.in/ . .