The Spring 2012 Faculty Lecture Series presents: Translation & Toleration

A Study of Al-Beruni, Abhinavagupta, James Ballantyne, and Max Muller

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
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Posted: Mar 21, 2012

Chakrabarti lecture
Chakrabarti lecture

The second lecture in the Spring 2012 Faculty Lecture Series, Translation and Toleration: A Study of Al-Beruni, Abhinavagupta, James Ballantyne, and Max Muller by Professor Arindam Chakrabarti from the Department of Philosophy, will be held on Thursday, March 22, at 3:30 p.m. in Hamilton Library Room 301Admission is free and refreshments will be provided.  The doors open at 3:15 p.m.

Professor Chakrabarti received his doctorate from Oxford University, England in 1982. From 1983 to 1988 he was a Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Calcutta, India. Between 1988 and 1992, he held the Spalding Visiting Fellowship at Wolfson College, Oxford, a Fellowship at the Institute of Advanced Study at Edinburgh, Jacobsen Fellowship and tutorship at University College London and a Visiting Assistant Professorship at the University of Washington, Seattle. After being trained as an analytic philosopher of language at Oxford, Chakrabarti has spent several years receiving traditional training in Indian logic (Navya Nyaya) and metaphysics which made him fluent in Sanskrit.

Before coming to Hawaiʻi in 1997, he was a Professor in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Delhi, India. Chakrabarti has edited or authored four books and has published numerous articles and reviews. He is currently working on a book on moral psychology.

The Faculty Lecture Series is sponsored by the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education Office of Research Relations and the UH Mānoa LIbrary.