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Journal of Indian Philosophy and Religion
Conference
East and West: Comparative Perspectives on Democracy, Culture, and Philosophy

19 May 2009
Ben-Gurion University, Israel
Mission Statement

The Society for Indian Philosophy and Religion seeks to meet a need among philosophers, scholars of religion, specialists of Asian Studies, and other scholars for communication about the great variety of Indian philosophies and religions. The aim is to foster the growth of new ideas and interpretations, a better understanding of the historical and contemporary relevance and importance of these ancient systems and faiths, and the comparative study thereof with other Easten and Western philosophies and religions.

The main function of the Society for Indian Philosophy and Religion is to hold meeetings at the conventions of such scholarly bodies as the American Philosophical Association. At the meetings, scholarly papers are presented, followed by comments and discussion. The Society of Indian Philosophy and Religion also organizes international conferences in India. Members receive discounts in hotel booking and in the registration fee.

Membership is open to anyone. Most members are teachers and scholars in the areas of philosophy, religion, Asian Studies, anthropology, and sociology, and are from Australia, India, UK, and USA. There are also members in such other fields as education and psychology.

To join, write to the address below, enclosing dues (annual dues $35), a check made payable to the Society for Indian Philosophy and Religion. Members also receive a copy of the Journal of Indian Philosophy and Religion.

Contact Information

The Society for Indian Philosophy and Religion
PO Box 181
Elkins
West Virginia 26241
USA

Dr. Chandana Chakrabarti

Vice-President

The Society for Indian Philosophy and Religion

PO Box 181

Elkins

West Virginia 26241

USA

chandanachak@gmail.com

Phone: 336-324-3130

Fax: 304-829-7926

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Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy

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Encyclopedia of Indian Philosophies

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Journal of Indian Philosophy and Religion

The Society for Indian Philosophy and Religion has commenced publishing the Journal of Indian Philosophy and Religion annually from Fall 1996. The Journal covers the wide range of philosophies and religions which are indigenous to South Asia. It includes scholarly work of comparative and critical studies of Eastern and Western philosophies and religions. The Journal also includes sections on discussion articles and book reviews.

The Chief Editor: Kisor K Chakrabarti (USA). The Editorial Board includes:  Karuna Bhattacharyya (India), Ashoke Ganguly (India), Jay Garfield (USA), Steve Laylock (USA), J. N. Mohanty (USA), Steven Phillips (USA), Karl Potter (USA), Sukharanjan Saha (India), J. L. Shaw (New Zealand), and Mark Siderits (USA).

Scholars interested in submitting manuscripts may kindly contact:

Dr. Chandana Chakrabarti
Society for Indian Philosophy & Religion
PO Box 181
Elkins
West Virginia 2624
USA

E-Mail: chandanachak@gmail.com

Phone: 336-324-3130

Individual Journal Subscription: $25.00. Institution: $55.00.

Checks should be made payable to the Society for Indian Philosophy and Religion. All inquiries, payments, and manuscripts should be mailed to the Associate Editor:

Dr. Chandana Chakrabarti
Society for Indian Philosophy & Religion
PO Box 181
Elkins
West Virginia 2624
USA.

Conference on
East and West: Comparative Perspectives on Democracy, Culture, and Philosophy
Ben-Gurion University
Israel
19 May 2009

Call for Abstracts

Submit abstracts to Dr. Chandana Chakrabarti at chandanachak@gmail.com

Deadline for abstracts (150 words): 20 April 2009

Registration by 25 April: $40

Payable to:

SIPR

PO BOX 181

Elkins, West Virginia 26241USA

Subtopics: Democracy and Human Rights, Freedom from Torture, Freedom of Expression, Voices of Civil Rights, Quest for Equality, Global Pursuit of Democracy, Self, Culture and Society, Relativism and Pluralism, Singularity of Culture, Culture and Meaning, Culture and Identity, Concept of Body in different Culture, The Encounter between Asian and Western Thought, Pluralism and Relativism, Freud, Buddha and Marx, Aristotle, Aquinas and Mencius, Philosophy of Mind: In Comparative Context; Zen and Western Thought, Christian-Buddhist Dialogue, Vedanta and Sufism, Probability and Confirmation, Hegel and Nishida, Vedanta Philosophy and Sufism, Probability and Confirmation, Induction and Hypothesis, Pedagogic Opportunity of Comparative Philosophy, Comparative Logic: Greece and India.

Sponsored by the Society for Indian Philosophy and Religion and
Ben-Gurion University

 

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