BiographyDr. Sanjit Chakraborty is highly engaged in critical and productive academic endeavors in the discipline of Philosophy, but he makes forays into other domains like Sciences and Literature. He is a teaching faculty in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata and a visiting faculty at the Indian Institute of Management Indore. He has been a teaching faculty in the Department of Philosophy at the Central University of Hyderabad, India. His philosophical venture was nourished under the guidance of Professor Hilary Putnam (Emeritus Professor, Harvard University) in 2008-2016.
Sanjit’s monographs include The Labyrinth of Mind and World: Beyond Internalism-Externalism (Routledge, 2019), Understanding Meaning and World: A Relook on Semantic Externalism (CSP, 2016), Engaging Putnam (De Gruyter, 2021), Living without God: Multicultural spectrums of Atheism, Special edition (Sophia, Springer, 2021), Polylogue on Theism and Atheism, Special edition (Sophia, Springer, 2021), Language and Morality: Critical Essays (upcoming),
Sanjit Chakraborty has extensively published around thirty papers in much-respected peer-reviewed international, national journals and edited volumes on the philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, philosophy of science, ethics, epistemology, and Indian philosophy. Most of his papers published in different journals like Philosophia (Springer), Sophia (Springer), Journal of Indian Council of Philosophical Research (Springer), Philosophical Readings, Ethics in Science and Environmental Politics, Indian Journal of Analytic Philosophy, APA Newsletters, Politeia, Jadavpur Journal of Philosophy, Philosophy and Progress, Indian Philosophical Quarterly, International Journal of Applied Ethics, and so on.
Chakraborty has been invited for talks at different renowned institutions and universities overseas like Harvard University, Oxford University, Richard Rorty Society, Humboldt University, University of London, University of Dublin, Imperial College London, Institute for Visual Intelligence, New York, and several Universities and IITs, IIIMs in India. He is holding the editor and referee positions in the journals of Philosophical Quarterly (OUP), Human Affairs (De Gruyter), Journal of Experimental & Theoretical Artificial Intelligence (Taylor and Francis), Culture and Dialogue (Brill), Sophia (Springer), Research Ethics (Sage), Sophia (Springer) and book reviewer of Routledge and Palgrave Macmillan.
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Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Science, Applied Ethics, Indian Philosophy, and Phenomenology.
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