Prabhu Venkataraman 

Prabhu Venkataraman 

Professor 
Education:
Philosophy
vprabhu@iitg.ac.in
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Journal Publications


1. Prabhu Venkataraman, Bharat Konwar, "Should State regulate the private schools? An argument from the Indian perspective of primary education", Education 3-13 [2022], https://doi.org/10.1080/03004279.2022.2125787

2. Prabhu Venkataraman, Chandana Deka, "Can Capability Approach pave the way for religion? A study in the context of Rorty’s private/public sphere’s debate", JICPR, pp.361-369 [2021], https://doi.org/10.1007/s40961-021-00263-5

3. V.Prabhu, "Identity and Recognition in the case of Dalits", Contemporary Voice of Dalit, Sage, vol.12, Issue no.1 [2020]

4. Prabhu Venkataraman, Chandana Deka, "Religious Evil? A Response to Hitchens’ View on Hinduism", Journal of EastWest Thought, vol.10, Issue no.4, pp.49-56 [2020]

5. V.Prabhu, Bharat Konwar, "Some issues in understanding spirituality as relational", Journal for the study of spirituality, Taylor and Francis, vol.9, Issue no.1, pp.20-31 [2019]

6. V.Prabhu, "Solitude, Spiritual Beings and Social Responsibility", Journal of East-West Thought, California State Polytechnic University, USA [2019]

7. V.Prabhu, "Understanding Religion through Multiple Paradigm Model", Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, vol.III, pp.36-42 [2018]

8. V.Prabhu, Chandana Deka, "Challenges to Fideism", Dbirugarh University Journal [2018]

9. V.Prabhu, Bharat Konwar, "Spirituality in Education: Indian Perspective", Lokayata, vol.VII, Issue no.2, pp.4-12 [2017]

10. V.Prabhu, Dewartha Morang, "Eco-feminism and sustainability of Nature", International Journal of contemporary research in humanities and Social Sciences, vol.2, Issue no.2, pp.72-78 [2015]

11. V.Prabhu, Tanuja Kalita, "Reason in Peter Singer ethics", Rabindra Bharati University Journal of philosophy, vol.xvi, pp.130-139 [2015]

12. V.Prabhu, Tanuja Kalita, "Is Peter Singer inconsistent in his ethics?", Cadernos do pet Filosofia, vol.5, Issue no.10 [2014]

13. V.Prabhu, Dewartha Morang, "A Study of Philosophical reflection on environmental values", Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, vol.1, pp.17-24 [2014]

14. V.Prabhu, Tanuja Kalita, "Extending the Moral Standing: An Evaluation of Peter Singer Position", Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, vol.22, pp.127-138 [2014]

15. V.Prabhu, Dewartha Morang, "Content, Context and Nature Care in Environmental Ethics", Cadernos do pet Filosofia, vol.4, Issue no.7, pp.38-42 [2013]

16. V.Prabhu, Upendra Singh, "Security through anonymity: Protective mechanism for RTI activists", Asia-Pacific Science and Culture Journal [2013]

17. V.Prabhu, "Form of Life as transcendental of Dhvani meaning", Kemanusiaan, - Asian Journal of Humanities, vol.20, Issue no.1, pp.23-32 [2013]

18. V.Prabhu, Dewartha Morang, "Principles of Environmental Pragmatism and Sustainability Issue", Lokayata, vol.3, Issue no.2, pp.31-37 [2012]

19. V.Prabhu, Tanuja Kalita, "Ethics and legality of euthanasia in Indian context", SAJOSPS, vol.XIII, Issue no.1, pp.22-25 [2012]

20. V.Prabhu, "Forward in the name of God: Issues in email ethics", Cadernos do pet Filosofia, vol.3, Issue no.6, pp.70-78 [2012]

21. V.Prabhu, Tanuja Kalita, "Preference satisfaction in Peter Singer ethics", Discourse, vol.1, Issue no.2, pp.20-27 [2012]

22. V.Prabhu, Tanuja Kalita, "A Response to Peter Singer position on euthanasia", Lokayukta, vol.2, Issue no.2, pp.17-21 [2012]

23. V.Prabhu, "A non-cognitive approach to understanding religious meaning", Philosophica, vol.2, pp.9-18 [2012]

24. V.Prabhu, Dewartha Morang, "Effectiveness of Convergence Hypothesis A Case Study", Review of Management Innovation and Creativity, vol.5, Issue no.12, pp.107-111 [2012]

25. V.Prabhu, Dewartha Morang, "Is deep ecology a realistic policy goal", Philosophy Pathways [2012]

26. V.Prabhu, Tanuja Kalita, "Understanding the role of person in ethics: Buddhist and Singer perspective", Suvidya: journal of philosophy and religion, vol.5, Issue no.2, pp.97-104 [2011]

27. V.Prabhu, "Wittgenstein and Frazer in understanding rituals", Suvidya: journal of philosophy and religion, vol.4, Issue no.1, pp.7-16 [2010]

28. V.Prabhu, "Re-creating ontology through language-game", Language and Ontology, North Bengal University Studies in Philosophy [2008]

29. V.Prabhu, "Wittgenstein on Ethics", Philosophy Pathways, Issue no.131 [2007]

30. V.Prabhu, "Understanding Religious Beliefs-Wittgenstein Perspective", Pondicherry University journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, Pondicherry University, vol.4, Issue no.1, pp.135-150 [2003]

31. V.Prabhu, "Caught Behind - An enquiry into Cricket (Sport) ethics", The Philosophical Quarterly, vol.8, Issue no.03-Apr, pp.55-64 [2002]

Conference Proceedings


1. V.Prabhu, Dewartha Morang, "Moral Pluralism in Environmental Ethics", ASFOR, pp.89-95 [2015]

2. V.Prabhu, Tanuja Kalita, "Beyond Speciesism: Understanding Peter Singer ethics", Proccedings of ICMESH2012, pp.85-88 [2012]

3. V.Prabhu, Dewartha Morang, "Reflection on the effectiveness of environmental pragmatism", Proccedings of Intellectbase International Consortium, Intellectbase International Consortium, vol.21, pp.196-201 [2012]

4. V.Prabhu, "God, good and goods ethics of consumerism", Consumer Protection and Welfare, Kalasalingam University press, pp.76-79 [2008]

5. V.Prabhu, Archana Barua, "Time narratives: Religious and Historical", 28th International Wittgenstein Symposium, ALWS [2005]

6. V.Prabhu, "Encountering Knowledge- A Phenomenological approach to problem-based learning", proceedings of the International Conference on Education, NUS, pp.524-528 [2005]

7. V.Prabhu, "Nature of Religious Beliefs: Wittgenstein view", 77th session of the Indian Philosophical Congress, pp.356-361 [2004]

Book Chapter


1. Prabhu Venkataraman, "An Enquiry into the Case of Animal Welfare through Reciprocity" , Reciprocity: A Human Value in a Pluralistic World , Council for Research in Values and Philosophy , vol.39 ISBN.9781565183537, pp.197 [2022]

2. Prabhu Venkataraman, Chandana Deka, "A Wittgensteinian response to New Atheism" , Wittgensteinian Realms of Religious Beliefs, Values and Metaphysics , Oceanic Academic Press , pp.62 [2020]

3. V.Prabhu, "Issues in Philosophy: East and West" , How successful are the religious reformers? , Krishna Kanta Handique State Open University , pp.137-144, [2019]

4. V.Prabhu, "Buddha and Wittgenstein on Culture and Value" , Wittgenstein and Cultural relativism? , [2019]

5. V.Prabhu, S.Nengneithem Haokip, "Recent notes on Kants Perpetual Peace" , Kant and Justwar-some reflections , [2019]

6. V.Prabhu, Chandana Deka, "Wittgensteinian realms of Religious Beliefs, Values and Metaphysics" , Wittgensteinian response to new atheism , [2019]

7. V.Prabhu, "Reciprocity" , An enquiry into the case of Animal welfare through reciprocity , RVP Publications , [2018]

8. V.Prabhu, "JICBIT" , Rationale for Environmental Ethics , vol.2 , pp.30-36, [2017]

9. V.Prabhu, "Relevance of Gandhi Today" , Relevance of Gandhi in contemporary world , pp.1-3, [2015]

10. V.Prabhu, "Construction of Evil in North East India" , God, good and evil: A philosophical perspective , Sage Publications , pp.22-29, [2012]

11. V.Prabhu, "Moral Philosophy – Contemporary perspectives" , Inquiry into business ethics , EBH publishers , pp.145-149, [2008]

12. V.Prabhu, Akoijam Thoibisana, "Peace in Dialogue" , Negotiating religious discourses towards peace: philosophical perspective , Akanksha publications , pp.22-29, [2008]

13. V.Prabhu, "Social Relevance of Philosophy" , Philosophical Counseling , Andhra University Philosophical Studies , vol.3 , pp.83-90, [2001]

Books


1. V.Prabhu, Religion, Culture and Value- Wittgenstein’s perspective, LAP [2010]

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Sl.No Name Thesis Title PhD Status
1 Mr.Bharat Konwar Social Justice in Education: A critical study Completed
2 Devartha Morang A critical reflection on environmental pragmatism
3 Tanuja Kalita A critical Evaluation of Peter Singers Ethics
4 Sanlut Nengneithem Haokip Just-War Theory: Ethical Deliberation on War Completed
5 Anirban Mukhejee Business ethics, social contract theory Comprehensive
6 Chandana Deka Fideism- A Critical Evaluation Completed
7 Kago Kevin Comprehensive
8 Nasimul Hoque APR1
Sl.No Name Year Dissertation Title
1 Girdhari Yadav 2021 Development, Environment Conservation and Lifestyle of Conservationists: A Critical Assessment of Bishnoism
2 Harshita Sahu 2021 Critical Analysis: Efficacy of the Reservation Policy in realizing Social Justice amongst Economically Disadvantaged Classes
3 Mayank Parmar 2018 Aadhar and its privacy implications: India needs a Holistic Privacy Regime
4 Piyush Niranjan 2018 Right to Breathe: Understanding the alarming Health Emergency in Tire-II cities
5 Ranjan Kumar Behera 2013 Social security and laboure welfare issues with reference to Indian Factory Act
6 Spandana Budhavarthi 2012 Demand for separate states and problems of State Reorganisation in India
7 Kongkona Sarmah 2012 Evaluation of the Proposed NGO-PS by Govt. of India and its Compatibility with the ?Bottom-Up? Approach to Development
8 Upendra Singh 2012 Right to Information Act in India: A study on the Scope and Security Issues

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Attended


Title: Buddha and Wittgenstein on Culture and Value

Name of Conference: Wittgenstein and cultural relativism?

Nagarjuna University, Guntur Mar 19, 2014 - Mar 19, 2016 National
Title: Becoming Human and Education for Global Times

Name of Conference: Issues in Privatization of Education

Tunhai Unviersity, Taichung, Taiwan Aug 18, 2001 - Aug 18, 2002 International
Title: Inculturation and the Shaping of Global Man

Name of Conference: A reponse to Atheists’ position of religious (mis)understanding

ChangJung Christian University, Tainan, Taiwan Jul 18, 2026 - Jul 18, 2028 International
Title: Internatioanl Conference on Moral Responsibility and Humanity

Name of Conference: Education and Moral Responsibility

Shangrao Normal University, Shangrao, China Jul 16, 2002 - Jul 16, 2003 International
Title: Internatioanl Conference on Reciprocity in a Pluralistic World

Name of Conference: An enquiry into Animal Welfare through Reciprocity

Shangai University, Shangai, China Jun 16, 2029 - Jun 16, 2030 International
Title: 5th Asian Conference on Ethics, Religion and Philosophy

Name of Conference: Moral Pluralism in Environmental Ethics

AFSOR, Osaka, Japan Mar 15, 2026 - Mar 15, 2029 International
Title: International conference on Everyday Life in Contemporary India

Name of Conference: Ethics in Everyday life: Animal welfare and cultural practices

University of Madras, Chennai Dec 14, 2017 - Dec 14, 2018 International
Title: International conference on Management, Social Sciences and Humanities

Name of Conference: Beyond Speciesism: Understanding Peter Singer’s ethics

, Kualalumpur, Malaysia Jun 12, 2012 - Jun 12, 2014 International

Name of Conference: Reflection on the effectiveness of environmental pragmatism

Intellectbase International Consortium, Bangkok, Thailand Mar 12, 2015 - Mar 12, 2017 International
Title: Second Global Conference – Making Sense of Pain

Name of Conference: Annihilating Pain – A study of Peter Singer’s position on voluntary euthanasia

, Warsaw, Poland May 11, 2022 - May 11, 2024 International
Title: National Seminar on Philosophy of Social Integration

Name of Conference: Scientific Pursuits and Social Integration

Guwahati University, Guwahati Mar 11, 2029 - Mar 11, 2031 National
Title: Consumer Protection and Welfare

Name of Conference: God, good and goods – ethics of consumerism

Kalasalingam University, Srivilliputhoor Dec 8, 2017 - Dec 8, 2018 National
Title: Northeast India and its Transnational Neighbourhood

Name of Conference: Religious transformations and the formation of new identities with respect to North-East

IIT Guwahati, Guwahati Jan 8, 2016 - Jan 8, 2018 International
Title: National Seminar on ‘Language, Meaning and the problem of Socio Cultural understanding

Name of Conference: Dalit: A transient phase towards an egalitarian society

Assam University, Silchair Feb 6, 2001 - Feb 6, 2003 National
Title: International Conference on Education

Name of Conference: Encountering knowledge: A Phenomenological approach to problem-based learning

National University of Singapore, Singapore Dec 5, 2006 - Dec 5, 2009 International
Title: National Seminar on Ibn Rushd

Name of Conference: Understanding religion – a cue from Ibn Rushd

Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh Oct 4, 2007 - Oct 4, 2009 National
Title: National Seminar on ‘Philosophy in the New Millennium – Problems and Prospects

Name of Conference: What does ‘applied’ mean in Applied Philosophy

University of Kerala, Kerala Feb 4, 2017 - Feb 4, 2018 National
Title: Finding Dignity in Genes – The Impact of Bio-Technology on Human Dignity

Name of Conference: Contemporary Issues in Bioethics

Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh Feb 2, 2005 - Feb 2, 2007 National
Title: Caught Behind- An Enquiry into Cricket (Sport) Ethics

Name of Conference: National Research Scholars’ Seminar

Pratap Center of Philosophy, North Maharashtra University, Amalner Dec 1, 2026 - Dec 1, 2028 National
Title: Philosophical Counseling

Name of Conference: Social Relevance of Philosophy in the New Millenium

Andhra University, Visakapattinam Dec 7, 2000 - Dec 9, 2000 National

Attended


Title: ICPR Philosophy Lecture Series

Name of Invited Lecture: Animal welfare ethics with special reference to Peter Singer

Maharaja Govt. College for Women, Trivandrum Dec 17, 2018 - Nov 30, -0001 National
Title: World Philosophy Celebration

Name of Invited Lecture: Research ethics in social sciences

Dibrugarh university, Dibrugarh Nov 16, 2016 - Nov 30, -0001 National
Title: World Philosophy Celebration

Name of Invited Lecture: Ethics and Animal welfare

Cotton College State university, Guwahati Nov 14, 2016 - Nov 30, -0001 National
Title: Refresher course

Name of Invited Lecture: Applied Ethics

Mizoram University, Imphal Nov 13, 2018 - Nov 30, -0001 National
Title: Refresher course of Department of Philosophy

Name of Invited Lecture: Wittgenstein and religion

Guwahati University, Guwahati Dec 12, 2017 - Nov 30, -0001 National

Attended


Title: Fifth Anniversary International Symposium “The Solitary Being

Name of Symposia: Solitary beings and social responsibility – Indian perspective

SCIS, Bern, Switzerland May 11, 2027 - May 11, 2028 International

Attended


Title: Life Skills Education for Youth Development

Name of Workshop: The need of Critical Thinking in Life Skills Education

University of Madras, Chennai Feb 6, 2016 - Feb 6, 2018 International
Title: Workshop on Theories of Meaning: Indian and Western

Name of Workshop: Language-game and Meaning

North Bengal University, Siliguri Nov 2, 2025 - Nov 2, 2027 National

Organised


Title: ICPR

Name of Others: Teacher’s Meet 2016

Feb 17, 2016 - Feb 19, 2016 National
Title: ICPR

Name of Others: World Philosophy Day celebrations

Dec 1, 2014 - Nov 30, -0001
Title: ICPR

Name of Others: World Philosophy Day celebrations

Nov 13, 2013 - Nov 30, -0001

Organised


Title: IIT Guwahati

Name of Short-term Course: Human Values and Ethics

Jan 21, 2015 - Jan 23, 2015 National
Title: Indian Institute of Advanced Study

Name of Short-term Course: Winter School in Philosophy

Dec 30, 2008 - Jan 10, 2009 National
Title: IIT Guwahati

Name of Short-term Course: Integrating Humanities and Social Sciences in Technical Education

Nov 7, 2005 - Nov 11, 2005 National