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Ambika Datta Sharma

Ambika Datta Sharma is Professor and Head of the Department of Philosophy in Dr Hari Singh Gaur Central University, Sagar, Madhya Pradesh, India. Pin 470003. His research interest covers classical Indian Philosophy (especially Buddhist Epistemology and Advaita Vedanta,) along with colonial and post-colonial cultural consciousness. He authored and edited some important research titles in Indian Philosophy. He is the recipient of UGC Research Award, Naresh Mehta Smriti Samman, Pranavananda Darshan Puraskar, Ekatma Parva Samman and Shankara Fellowship. 


Mohit Tandon

Mohit Tandon is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Savitribai Phule Pune University, Maharashtra, India, Pin 411007. His area of interest covers Philosophy of Mind, Classical Indian Philosophy (especially Buddhism & Vedanta). He edited ‘Identity and Difference – Perspectives in Classical Indian Philosophy’. He co-edited with Pradeep P. Gokhale the special issue of Indian Philosophical Quarterly on Philosophical Contribution of Professor S. S. Barlingay.


Hari Shankar Prasad

Professor Hari Shankar Prasad (b. 1953) has now retired from the Department of Philosophy, University of Delhi (June 2018) after serving it for 35 years. He has studied at Banaras Hindu University where he completed B.A. and M.A. courses (1971–1975). In January 1979, he was awarded “Australian National University Ph. D. Scholarship” to work under the supervision of Professor J.W. de Jong on the theme “The Buddhist Concept of Time,” which he successfully completed in February 1982 and subsequently he was awarded the Ph.D. Degree. Coming back to Indian, he joined the University of Delhi (August 1983) as a faculty member in the Department of Philosophy. With the passage of time, he served the University in various capacities as: Head of the Department, Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Chaiman of Research Board of Humanities, Member of Executive and Academic Councils, Chairman of three Undergraduate Colleges, and many other responsibilities apart from teaching at different levels. He has published six edited books and one independent – The Centrality of Ethics in Buddhism – which has been appreciated internationally. Besides, he has published more than 45 research articles in national and international (European and American) journals and anthologies. At present, his next independent book is in press under the title “Sailing against the Current: The Buddha, Buddhism, and Methodology.” Besides, his three forthcoming independent books, which have been developed in the last 45 years of his academic career, are in progress: (i) “Philosophy of Time in Buddhism,” (ii) “The Indian Theories of Consciousness,” and (iii) “The Buddhist Theories of Meaning.



Pradeep P. Gokhale

Pradeep P. Gokhale retired as professor of philosophy from Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune (India) after 31 years post-graduate teaching experience and subsequently worked as Research Professor in the Central Institute of Higher Tibetan Studies, Sarnath (Varanasi). Presently he is an ‘Honorary Adjunct Professor’ in the Department of Pali and Buddhist Studies in Savitribai Phule Pune University. His research areas include Classical Indian Philosophy, moral and social philosophy and modern Buddhism. The books authored by him include: “Inference and fallacies Discussed in Ancient Indian Logic” (Satguru Publications, 1992), “Lokāyata/Cārvāka: A Philosophical Inquiry” (OUP, 2015), and “Yogaūtra of Patañjali: A New Introduction to the Buddhist Roots of the Yoga System” (Rotledge, 2020). Recently he has edited Classical Buddhism, Neo-Buddhism and the Question of Caste (Routledge, 2020).


Dharm Chand Jain

Dharm Chand Jain is a former Professor of Sanskrit and also former Dean, Faculty of Arts, Education & Social sciences, Jai Narain Vyas University, Jodhpur (Rajasthan), India. His major area of research is Jaina Philosophy. At present he is a Professor, Endowment Chair, Jain Studies Centre, Teerthanker Mahaveer University.


Jeffery D. Long

Jeffery D. Long is Professor of Religion, Philosophy, and Asian Studies at Elizabethtown College, in Pennsylvania, where he has taught since receiving his doctoral degree from the University of Chicago Divinity School in the year 2000. He has authored, among other works, Hinduism in America: A Convergence of Worlds (2020), Jainism: An Introduction (2009), and, with Michael Long, Nonviolence in the World’s Religions: A Concise Introduction (2021). In 2021, he received the Ranck Award for Research Excellence from Elizabethtown College, and in 2022, an Ahimsa Award from the International Ahimsa Foundation for his work to promote nonviolence through his scholarship. In 2022, he also received the Rajinder and Jyoti Gandhi Award for Excellence in Philosophy and Theology from DANAM (Dharma Academy of America) for Hinduism in America. He has spoken at a variety of prestigious venues, including three talks at the United Nations. He is the editor of the Lexington Books series Explorations in Indic Traditions: Ethical, Philosophical, and Theological.


Tushar K. Sarkar

Tushar K. Sarkar, a Premchand-Roychand Scholar of the U of Calcutta. He obtained his Ph.D.’s from the University of Calcutta, India, and also from the University of Waterloo, Canada. Former Professor at the Centre of Advanced Studies, Jadavpur University, India; and an Adjunct Visiting Professor (1999-2006), at the University of Waterloo, Canada. Professor Sarkar was the Director (1983-84) of a premier Research Institute [Indian Council of Philosophical Research (ICPR)]. He was the Founder-Editor of the Journal of ICPR. He is also the Founder-Coordinator of the School of Cognitive Science at the Jadavpur University. Main Areas of his Research interest are: Analytic Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Logic and Jaina Philosophy. The author is well-published in India and abroad.



Marcus W. Hunt

Marcus William Hunt is a lecturer at Concordia University Chicago. He received a PhD in philosophy from Tulane University. His interests include the philosophy of the family, of religion, and of the emotions. He can be reached at


Urszula Wybraniec-Skardowska

Urszula Wybraniec-Skardowska – Ph.D., Habilitation, was for many years a full professor of logic at the University of Opole, recently a researcher affiliated at the Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw. Her interdisciplinary research interests include: logic, logic and philosophy of language, philosophy, logical theory of communication, formal linguistics, information sciences and mathematics. She was a visiting professor at several universities in the US and the Netherlands. She is also a member of many Polish and international scientific associations, included: The Association for Symbolic Logic (USA), The European Association for Logic, Language and Information (FoLLI), the Polish Association for Semiotic Studies, and the Polish Association for Logic and Philosophy of Science, the Polish Society of Philosophy, the Polish Society of Mathematics. She is the author of over 150 publications, including  several books. She is a recipient of many national awards.


Greg Becker

Gregor Becker studied Philosophy and German Philology in Germany. His PhD-thesis dealt with the Swiss psychiatrist Medard Boss who developed with the help of Martin Heidegger a fundamental new view on psychotherapy and even medicine. Since 2005, Gregor Becker has been working as a bioethicist at the Jagiellonian University in Poland, and in 2007, he has become Head of the Group for Bio-Ethics in Life Sciences.