Dr. Sebanti Bhattacharya (Officer-in-Charge)

Designation: Associate Professor
Department: Philosophy
Qualification: M. A. (J.U.), M.Phil. (J.U.), Ph. D. (J.U.)
Area of Specialization: Analytic Philosophy with special emphasis on Ontology.

E-mail: sebantibhatta@yahoo.com

 

Research Interests

Feminist Ethics and Philosophy of Rabindranath Tagore.

Research Projects Completed

1.

  • Title of the project: Tropes: Modern Metaphysician’s Tool to Dissipate Universals
  • Funding Agency: UGC
  • Amount: Rs. 70,000.00
  • Year: 2005-07

2.

  • Title of the project: The Moral behind the Practice of Vrata: A Feminist Analysis
  • Funding Agency: UGC
  • Amount: Rs. 1,50,000.00
  • Year: 2009-11

Research Publications

Papers in Journals

  1. Sejuger Meyeder Lekhapora in Colonial Bengal: The Making of Female Education. Sebanti Bhattacharya (2016) Proceedings of UGC Sponsored National Level Seminar Organized by Departmeny of History, Lady Brabourne College in Collaboration with Paschimbanga Itihas Samsad. ISBN 978-81-9284421-0-5
  2. Three-Category Ontology. Sebanti Bhattacharya (2010) Jadavpur Journal of Philosophy ISSN-0975-6833, Vol-20, No. 1
  3. Realism Reinstated: A Critique of Nominalism Revisited by Professor Manjusree Chaudhuri. Sebanti Bhattacharya (2008-09) Rabindra Bharati Journal of Philosophy ISSN-0973-0087, Vol-XIV.
  4. Wittgenstein’s Family Resemblance and Universals. Sebanti Bhattacharya (2006) Rabindra Bharati Journal of Philosophy ISSN-0973-0087, Vol XI.
  5. A priori. Sebanti Bhattacharya (2000) (Dhrubapada: Buddhijibir Noteboi (ed.vol.)
  6. Are Fregean Functions Platonic or Aristotelian? Sebanti Bhattacharya (1994) Jadavpur Journal of Philosophy, Vol-6, No.2.

Contributions in Books

  1. Five Chapters in Uchha Madhyamik Darshan published by West Bengal State Book Board (2013).

Both as editor and contributor

  1. ‘Rabindra Darshan’ in Adhunik Bharatiya Darshan (2018). From Ebang Mushayera. ISBN 978-93-85119-96-5

Forthcoming publication

As contributor

  1. ‘Why do we practice vrata?’ in Essays in honour of Amita Chatterjee, K. Bhattacharya, M. Sen and S. Sirker(eds.), D.K. Print world. New Delhi.

Achievements / Awards

UGC-JRF NET conducted by UGC, Government of India.

Membership in different academic bodies

i) Member of the Under-Graduate Board of Studies in Philosophy, attached to the Council for Undergraduate Studies in Arts, Science, Commerce etc of University of Calcutta, since 2008.

ii)  Member of Academic Committee of Philosophy attached to the West Bengal State Book Board from 2010 to 2014.

iii) Member of Ethical committee for research on Human subject of Presidency University since 2009, and of Institutional Ethics Committee of Medical College Hospital, Kolkata since 2013.

Teaching Experience

Undergraduate Teaching

  1. Joined WBES on 30 July 1998, served Jhargram Raj College, Bethune College and Presidency College.
  2. Have taken Under-Graduate classes at the Dept. of Philosophy, Jadavpur University while I was UGC Research Fellow there (1991-1996).
  3. Taught at Barasat College (formerly Barasat Evening College) as a substitute lecturer (FIP Scheme) from September 1997 to March 1998.
  4. Taught at Bethune College as a guest lecturer from December 1997 to July 1998.

Postgraduate Teaching

  1. Have taken Post-Graduate classes at Presidency University from 2010 to 2013 as regular faculty.

Lectures delivered as resource person

  1. Realism Reinstated: Nominalism Revisited (21.11.2007) Organized by Department of Philosophy, Rabindra Bharati University.
  2. Logic: Induction Course Training Programme for Civil Judge (28.11.2011) Organized by West Bengal Judicial Academy, Bijan Bhawan, Salt Lake.
  3. Feminist Outlook of Rabindranath Tagore (08.03.2018) Organized by Radhakrishnan Study Centre, Dept. of Philosophy, Rabindra Bharati University. Kolkata, West Bengal 700007.

 

 

 

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