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Dr Anthony Savari Raj L


Department of Arts School of Humanities & Social Sciences


    Anthony Savari Raj L is Professor in the Department of Philosophy at Manipal University Jaipur.


    • Teaches Philosophy to undergraduate students.
    • Faculty Coordinator of SOPHIA (Philosophy) Club, MUJ
    • Offers PhD guidance
    • Formerly faculty coordinator of cultural activities of the University.


    Books Published

    • 2010, Ecosophical Justice: Ecology, Justice and Raimon Panikkar (Capuchin Publication Trust, Darshan Research Series, Bangalore)
    • 1998, A New Hermeneutic of Reality:  Raimon Panikkar's Cosmotheandric Vision (Frankfurt, Berlin, New York, Bern, Paris, Wien: Peter Lang AG.  ISBN  3-906760-31-6 (European Academic Publisher)



    • 2016   “Lady Philosophy,”
    • 2015, “Development as Cultural Innovation: Some Cross-cultural Considerations,” New Horizons of Human Development. Ed. Ananta Kumar Giri.  Delhi: Studera Press, pp. 73-84. 
    • 2012, “Cosmic Confidence: Panikkar’s Proposal and Knitter’s Critique,” Raimon Panikkar. Being Beyond Borders (A Commemorative Volume), ed.  Johnson Puthenpurackal, Bangalore: Asian Trading Corporation, 2012, pp. 404-26
    • 2010, "Interpreting Across Boundaries: Raimon Panikkar’s Diatopical Hermeneutics." In Intercultural Philosophy. New Aspects and Methods, edited by Fritz G. Wallner, F. Schmidsberger, and Franz Martin Wimmer, Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang AG, pp. 133-146. ISBN: 978-3-631-57989-3
    • 2007, “The End of Reality: Raimon Panikkar’s Cosmotheandric Vision and Its Implications,” Journal of Indian Council of Philosophical Research (JICPR), New Delhi, Volume XXIV, Number 1, pp. 131-54. ISSN: 0970- 7794
    • 2007, “The Religion of the Future in Our Globalized World,” After Globalization.  Essays in Religion, Culture and Identity, ed. JyotirmayaTripathy, New Delhi: Allied Publishers Pvt. Ltd., pp. 44-55. ISBN: 10-8424-280-8
    • 2007, "Towards a Transhistorical Existence:  Cross-Cultural Reflections on Human Time-Consciousness," Indian Philosophical Quarterly, Vol. 34, .No 1, pp.61-74. ISSN: 0376-415.




Subject Subject code Semester
Ecophilosophy PH 1490 IV
Indian Culture and Civilisation CG 1102 I
Values, Ethics and Governance HS 1101 B.Tech, I & II Sem
Fundamentals of Cross-Cultural Communication PH 1101 PhD
PHILOSOPHY I: Aspects of Western and Indian Philosophy PH 1301 Integrated BA LLB(Hons.) (III Sem)
Introduction to Philosophy PH1101 BA I Sem


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
PhD Philosophy University of Madras 1995


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Manipal University Jaipur Associate Professor Teaching, Research and PhD Guidance June 2012 to Present
University of Madras Lecturer (Part Time and Full time) Teaching, Research, and Mphil and PhD Guidance 13 years
Indian Institute of Technology, (IIT) Chennai Visiting Faculty Teaching 4 years


Area of Interest

Intercultural Philosophy, Cross-Cultural Philosophy of Religion

Area of Expertise

Intercultural Philosophy, Cross-Cultural Hermeneutics

Area of Research

Ecophilosophy, Cross-Cultural Philosophy of Religion, Technology and Human Liberation

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Member, Society for Intercultural Philosophy (SIP), Germany.
  • Member, Editorial Committee, Philosophy, Culture and Traditions, St. Francis Xavier University, Nova Scotia, Canada.
  • Member, Editorial Committee, CIRPIT, Italy.
  • Member, Council for Research in Values in Philosophy (CRVP), Catholic University of America, Washington DC, USA.
  • Life Member, Indian Philosophical Congress.
  • Member, Association of Christian Philosophers of India.
  • Member, Association of British Scholars of India, Chennai Chapter.
  • Member, Chennai Association for Science, Humanities and Religion (CASHR).