A Growing Bibliography of Works by Women philosophers in India

Books (Authored/Edited)


  1. Chandel, Bhuvan. Marxian Ethics: Some Preliminary Considerations. Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers, 1978.

  2. Chatterjee Margaret.  Modalities of Otherness A Serpentining Tale of Enemies, Strangers, Neighbors, Mortality, Hospitality, and Cognate Matters. Promilla and Co., 2010.

  3. Chatterjee Margaret. Contemporary Indian Philosophy. Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass, 1998.

  4. Chatterjee Margaret. Gandhi and the Challenge of Religious Diversity: Religious Pluralism Revisited. New Delhi: Promilla & Co., 2005.

  5. Chatterjee Margaret. Gandhi's Diagnostic Approach Rethought: Exploring a Perspective on His Life and Work. New Delhi: Bibliophile South Asia, 2007.

  6. Chatterjee Margaret. Gandhi's Religious Thoughts. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 1983

  7. Chatterjee Margaret. Inter-Religious Communication: A Gandhian Perspective. New Delhi: Bibliophile South Asia, 2009.

  8. Chatterjee Margaret. Sketches and Conversations Recalled (New Delhi: Promilla & Co. Publishers, 2010)

  9. Chatterjee, Margaret. Gandhi and his Jewish friends. Palgrave Macmillan, London, 1992.

  10. Chatterjee, Margaret. Lifeworlds and ethics: Studies in several keys. The council for research in values and philosophy, 2007.

  11. Chatterjee, Margaret. Philosophical Enquiries. Motilal Banarsidass , 1968.

  12. Chaturvedi, Vibha, and Pragati Shani. Understanding Ethics. Macmillan Publishers (2013).

  13. Chaturvedi, Vibha. Wittgenstein's fideism: belief, reason, and practice. Om Publications, 2002.

  14. Jhanji Rekha. The Sensous in Art: Reflection in Indian Aesthetics. IIAS and Motilal Banarasidass, 1989)

  15. Kelkar Meena. Subordinating Women: A New Perspective (New Delhi: Discovery Publishing House, 1995.

  16. Mahadevan K, Between femininity and feminism: colonial and postcolonial perspectives on care (New Delhi:ICPR and DK Printworld, 2014)

  17. Meena Kelkar and  Deepti Gangavane eds. Feminism in Search of An Identity: The Indian Context. Rajasthan: Rawat Publications, 2003.

  18. Miri, Sujata. Religion and society of north-east India. Vikas Publishing House, 1980.

  19. Moitra Shefali. Feminist Thought: Androcentrism, Communication & Objectivity Jadavpur Studies in Philosophy. New Delhi: MunshiramManoharlal Pub., 2002

  20. Moitra Shefali. Ujani Meye: Life and Philosophy of Simone de Beauvoir.Kolkata: EbangMushayera, 2013.

  21. Motilal, Shashi, ed. Applied Ethics and Human Rights: Conceptual Analysis and Contextual Applications. Anthem Press, 2010.

  22. Mullick Mohini. Classical Indian Thought and the English Language. Delhi: D.K. Print World Ltd, 2015.

  23. Natarajan, Kanchana (trs). Transgressing Boundaries: The Advaitic Songs of ShenkottaiAvudaiAkkal. New Delhi: Zubaan, 2012

  24. Natarajan, Kanchana. VidhiViveka of MandanaMisra: Understanding Vedic Injunctions.Sri Satguru Publications, 1995 

  25. Puri, Bindu. The Tagore-Gandhi debate on matters of truth and untruth. New Delhi: Springer India, 2015.

  26. Sahni, Pragati. Environmental ethics in Buddhism: a virtues approach. Routledge, 2007.

  27. Sen, Manidipa. Self-knowledge and Agency. Decent Books 2012.




  1. Banerjee, Amrita and Karilemla. "Arju as “Caring Space, In-Between”: Philosophical Reflections on “Care” from Ao Naga, India." Philosophy in the Contemporary World 23, no. 1 (2016): 91-105.

  2. Banerjee, Amrita. "Race and a transnational reproductive caste system: Indian transnational surrogacy." Hypatia 29, no. 1 (2014): 113-128.

  3. Chakraborty, Soma. "Ārṣa (Cognition of Seers or Sages) in Vaiśeṣika Philosophy." Journal of Indian Council of Philosophical Research 33, no. 2 (2016): 197-212.

  4. Chatterjee, Amita, "Naturalism in Classical Indian Philosophy", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Winter 2017 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.), URL = https://plato.stanford.edu/archives/win2017/entries/naturalism-india/

  5. Chatterjee, Amita. "Roads to Mathematical Pluralism: Some Pointers." Journal of Indian Council of Philosophical Research 34, no. 2 (2017): 209-225.

  6. Chatterjee, Amita. "Truth in Indian Philosophy." A Companion to World Philosophies (2017): 334-345.

  7. Chatterjee, Margaret (1992). “The Concept of Spirituality.” Philosophy East and West, 42 (1):178-182.

  8. Chatterjee, Margaret. "Introducing Existentialism." Existentialism in American Literature (1983): 17-31.

  9. Chaturvedi, Vibha. "Believer Versus Unbeliever: Reflections on the Wittgensteinian Perspective."  Indian Philosophical Quarterly (1993): 173-187.

  10. Chaturvedi, Vibha. "Philosophical Implications of Religious Pluralism." Journal of Indian Council of Philosophical Research 33, no. 1 (2016): 43-59.

  11. Karilemla. "Heidegger's Contrasting Notion of Worldview in the Early, Middle, and Later Writings." The Humanistic Psychologist 43, no. 3 (2015): 250-266.

  12. Katarnikar, Meenal. "Aparigraha: Conceptual Understanding and Practical Application (Toward Exploring the Rational Dimension of Aparigraha)." Journal of Indian Council of Philosophical Research (2018): 1-9.

  13. Katarnikar, Meenal. "Constitutive Conditions of Perception: Debate in Indian Tradition." In Proceedings of the XXIII World Congress of Philosophy, vol. 16, pp. 137-142. 2018.

  14. Mahadevan, Kanchana. "Capabilities and Universality in Feminist Politics." Journal of the Indian Council of Philosophical Research 18, no. 4 (2001): 75-105.

  15. Mahadevan, Kanchana. "Colonial modernity: A critique." Indian Literature 46, no. 3 (209 (2002): 193-211.

  16. Mahadevan, Kanchana. "Gadamerian Hermeneutics: Between Strangers and Friends." Language and Interpretation: Hermeneutics from East-West Perspective 11 (2007): 91-122.

  17. Mahadevan, Kanchana. "KC Bhattacharyya and Spivak on Kant: Colonial and Post-colonial Perspectives, Lessons, and Prospects." In Philosophy in Colonial India, pp. 137-163. Springer, New Delhi, 2015.

  18. Mahadevan, Kanchana. "The'Virtuous Woman': Law, Language and Activism." Economic and Political Weekly(2008): 44-53.

  19. Moitra, Shefali. "Some Feminist Expectations from Mathematical Pluralism." Journal of Indian Council of Philosophical Research 34, no. 2 (2017): 247-257.

  20. Moitra, Shefali. "The Sex/Gender System." Feminist Thought: Androcenticism, Communication and Objectivity: 6-29.

  21. Moitra, Shefali. "Women, Communication and Science: Identity Question." Economic and Political Weekly (1996): WS39-WS41.

  22. Motilal, Shashi. "Is Ethical Theory Opposed to Moral Practice?." Journal of Indian Council of Philosophical Research 32, no. 3 (2015): 289-299.

  23. Motilal, Shashi. "Sustainable development goals and human moral obligations: the ends and means relation." Journal of Global Ethics 11, no. 1 (2015): 24-31.

  24. Mullick, Mohini. "Colonialism and Traditional Forms of Knowledge: Then and Now." In Philosophy in Colonial India, pp. 239-253. Springer, New Delhi, 2015.

  25. Mullick, Mohini. "Does Ockham accept material implication?." Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic 12, no. 1 (1971): 117-124.

  26. Mullick, Mohini. "Implication and entailment in Navya-nyāya logic." Journal of Indian Philosophy 4, no. 1-2 (1976): 127-134.

  27. Mullick, Mohini. "On ‘the Ethics of Theorizing’ in the Cracked Mirror: Some Comments." Journal of Indian Council of Philosophical Research 32, no. 1 (2015): 135-142.

  28. Natarajan, Kanchana. "Desire and Deviance in Classical Indian Philosophy: A Study of Female Masculinity and Male Femininity in the Tamil Folk Legend Alliyarasanimalai." In Women’s Sexualities and Masculinities in a Globalizing Asia, pp. 47-66. Palgrave Macmillan, New York, 2007.

  29. Natarajan, Kanchana. "Gendering of Early Indian Philosophy: A Study of" Samkhyakarika"." Economic and Political Weekly (2001): 1398-1404.

  30. Natarajan, Kanchana. "Interfeminine Bonding: Reading Carroll Smith-Rosenberg from a Southern Indian Perspective." Journal of Women's History 12, no. 3 (2000): 13-22.

  31. Natarajan, Kanchana. "Primordial waters: Some remarks on Rig Vedic creation hymns." Journal of Indian Council of Philosophical Research 17, no. 2 (2001): 147-168.

  32. Puri, Bindu. "The self and the other: Liberalism and Gandhi." Philosophia 39, no. 4 (2011): 673-698.

  33. Sangeetha, K. S. "A Recommendation for Correspondence Theory of Truth." Journal of Indian Council of Philosophical Research 33, no. 3 (2016): 465-480.

  34. Sangeetha, K. S. "Russell on Ideal Language and Structure of External World." Indian Philosophical Quarterly  32, no. 3 (2005): 189.

  35. Singh, Abba. "Social Philosophy of Ramanuja: its modern relevance." Indian Philosophical Quarterly 28, no. 4 (2001).

  36. Singh, Abha. "Ethics of Globalization: Challenges and Prospects." Journal of Indian Council of Philosophical Research 32, no. 2 (2015): 165-174.

  37. Verma, Roop Rekha. "Denial, contradiction and truth-value gaps." Philosophia 8, no. 2 (1978): 383-388.

  38. Verma, Roop Rekha. "Femininity, equality, and personhood." Nussbaum and Glover (1995): 433-443.

  39. Verma, Roop Rekha. "Vagueness & the Principle of Excluded Middle." Mind 79, no. 313 (1970): 67-77.