Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Dr. Chhanda Chakraborti

Dr. Chhanda Chakraborti, Associate Professor in Philosophy at Dept of Humanities and Social Sciences, joined IIT Kharagpur in 1999. Prior to that, she had served as Group Leader, Humanistic Studies at BITS Pilani during 1996-1999.

Dr. Chhanda Chakraborti obtained her Ph D from University of Utah, USA in 1995. She is a double M.A in Philosophy from University of Washington, USA, and Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India. Her research and publication areas are: philosophy of logic, philosophy of mind and applied ethics. She is interested in human cognition, particularly in thinking and reasoning. In philosophy of mind, her research interest is in the metaphysics of the mental, particularly in non-dualistic options. In applied ethics, her research areas are health and public policy, development and public policy, and corporate governance. In addition to research articles, she has also published two books.
Research Areas:
Philosophy of Mind
Business Ethics
Logic and philosophy of Logic

Dr. Chhanda Chakraborti
Associate ProfessorDepartment of Humanities and Social SciencesIndian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, West Bengal 721 302, India.
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