Assistant Professor

Dr Chandana Deka

School of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

Interests

  1. Philosophy of Religion
  2. Ethics
  3. Socio-Cultural Philosophy

Education

2010

Cotton College
India
BA (Major- Philosophy)

2012

Gauhati University
India
MA (Specialised in Logic)

2021

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
India
PhD

Experience

  • 2021-2022  - Faculty of Ethics (Temporary) - National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu
  • 2012-2014 - PG Teacher of Philosophy - Assam Jatiya Bidyalaya

Research Interests

  • Promoting critical thinking in the fields of Philosophy such as religion, ethics or politics.

Awards & Fellowships

  • 2019- Awarded a fellowship and a grant of 700 Euros to attend “The Casablanca Seminars and workshop 2019” with the title “Tolerance in Mediterranean Societies: History, Ideas and Institutions” (July8-July20), held in Morocco, Africa.

List of Publications

  • Can Capability Approach Pave the Way for Religion? A Study in the Context of Rorty’s Private/Public Sphere’s Debate- Chandana Deka and V. Prabhu- Journal of Indian Council of Philosophical Research, DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/s40961-021-00263-5, Springer (15th October, 2021).
  • Are not the new atheists dogmatic? - Chandana Deka and V. Prabhu- Ravenshaw Journal of Philosophy, Vol. VI, pp 44-58, November, Department of Philosophy, Ravenshaw University, Cuttack ISSN: 2395-3209 (2020).
  • Religious Evil? A Response to Hitchens’ View on Hinduism- Chandana Deka and V. Prabhu- Journal of East-West Thoughts, Number 4, Volume 10, pp 49-56, December, International Association for East-West Studies, USA. ISSN 2161-7236, E-ISSN 2168-2259 (2020).
  • Wittgensteinian Response to New Atheism- V. Prabhu and Chandana Deka- Wittgensteinian realms of Religious Beliefs, Values and Metaphysics, Occam Academic Press, Mississauga, Ontario, pp 62-69, ISBN 9781775160762 (2020).

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