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Comparative Philosophy Colloquium by Purushottama Bilimoria "Hegel on the Logic of Indian philosophy - and the bad news for comparative philosophy."

Monday 21 January 2019
Past events 2019
P.J. Veth
Nonnensteeg 1-3
2311 VJ Leiden

The Institute for Philosophy and The Centre for Intercultural Philosophy are pleased to announce a lecture by

Purushottama Bilimoria


Professor Bilimoria is Professor of Philosophy and Comparative Studies at Deakin University in Australia and Senior Research Fellow at University of Melbourne. A visiting Professor and Lecturer at University of California, Berkeley and Dominican University, San Anselmo, and Shivadasani Fellow of Oxford University. His areas of specialist research and publications cover classical Indian philosophy and comparative ethics; cross-cultural philosophy of religion and diaspora studies. During his stay in Oxford, Professor Bilimoria personally tutored 11 students on a wide range of topics and engaged with several professors in various colleges.

Publications include:

  • Indian Ethics I, Ashgate 2007; OUP 2008,
  • Sabdapramana: Word and Knowledge (Testimony) in Indian Philosophy (revised reprint), Delhi: DK PrintWorld 2008;
  • Editor of a book series a book series with Springer on Sophia: cross-cultural studies in Culture and Traditions.

Professor Bilimoria is also Editor-in-Chief of Sophia, Journal of Philosophy of Religion.

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