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Dilipkumar Mohanta (b.1959) is a Professor of Philosophy in the University of Calcutta (India). He is presently the Joint Secretary of Indian Philosophical Congress (Estd. 1925). He is a former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Kalyani, and also the founder Vice-Chancellor of the Sanskrit College and University. He is a former member of Indian Council of Philosophical Research. Professor Mohanta is the recipient of number of awards for his academic contribution; such as, US Government State Scholar Award (2008) at the University of California (Santa Barbara), Fulbright-Nehru Visiting Lecturer (2011) at the University of Florida, William Paton Fellowship at the University of Birmingham (2015), IUC Associate at IIAS (Shimla, 2001-2003), Professor B. M. Barua Samman (award) in 2016, Jan Jacobsen prize (2016), Manjusree Samman (2022), Kamaladevi Smriti Samman (2022). Professor Mohanta’s research interest covers classical Indian and modern Indian Philosophy, Comparative Religion in general and Buddhist Philosophy in particular. He is the author of 15 books and 60 papers (in English & Bengali) published in journals in India and abroad. Cognitive Scepticism and Indian Philosophy, Studies in  Vaidalyasutra of Nagarjuna, Studies in Jayarasibhatta’s Critique of Knowing from Words, Advaita-Siddhanta-Sara-samgraha (Sanskrit text with Introduction in English), Collected Works of Brajendra Nath Seal  (ed.) are some of his important books in English. Mohanta also authored some books on Buddhist Philosophy, Advaita Vedanta Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion and Political Philosophy in Bengali. 


Dedicated to Commemorate the 75th Years of India’s Independence. Editorial for a special issue on Indian logic

This special issue on Indian Logic consists of nine research papers dealing with different aspects of Indian Logic by nine distinguished authors. It is divided into three sections such as, Nyàya Logic, Buddhist Logic and Jaina Logic. The papers deal with the issue of inference and allied concepts from both historical and conceptual considerations. Indian Logic logic followed linguistic model and thereby in India it gives the foundation of epistemology and the development of philosophy of language.  


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