Purushottama Bilimoria

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Purushottama Bilimoria is an Australian academic of Indian origin. He is a senior research fellow with the Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies; teaching-cum-research fellow and core doctoral faculty at Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley; a Chancellor's Scholar and Visiting Professor at the University of California, Berkeley; Visiting Scholar Institute for South Asia Studies]]; an honorary professor at the Deakin University; and senior fellow at the Australia India Institute in Melbourne, Australia.[1]

Bilimoria is the Editor-in-chief of the philosophy and traditions journal Sophia, Journal of Dharma Studies (both with Springer), and Sophia Studies in Cross-cultural Philosophy of Traditions and Culture.

Selected works[edit]

  • Sabda Pramana: Word and Knowledge/Testimony in Indian Philosophy (Springer 1988; Delhi 2008)
  • Why is there Nothing Rather than Something? (Sophia (2013)
  • The Indian Diaspora The Hindus and Sikhs in Australia (1996; 2015)
  • The Self & its Other in Hindu Thought (2005)
  • Contemporary Philosophy and J.L. Shaw (ed.) (2006)
  • Essays in Indian Philosophy: Traditional and Modern (1995) (with J. Mohanty)
  • The Other Revolution: NGO and Feminist Perspectives from South and East Asia (1998) (with R. Sharma).
  • "Emotions in Indian-Thought System" (2015 with Aleksander Wenta)
  • "Postcolonial Philosophy of Philosophy" (2009 with Andrew Irvine)
  • "J L Shaw and Comparative Philosophy" (with Michael Hemmingsen, 2016)
  • "Indian Ethics vol I Classical and Contemporary Changes (with J Prabhu and Renuka Sharma 2017 Routledge Paperback)
  • " Indian Ethics vol II Gender Justice and Ecology (with Prabhu, Sharma and Amy Rayner) (Springer 2018)
  • "Routledge History of Indian Philosophy" (2018)
  • "Preface to Empathy Theory and Practice in Psychotheraphy by Renuka Sharma" (2014)
  • "Globalization, Transnationalism, Gender and Ecological Engagement" (with Amy Rayner, 2012)


  1. ^ "Academic Fellows". www.aii.unimelb.edu.au. Retrieved 2018-06-20.

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