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CURRICULUM VITAE
(ACADEMIC PROFILE)
 

 
1. Name: SAJU CHACKALACKAL                                                                              
 
2. Native: Meladoor, Trissur, Kerala (Address: Chackalackal House, Meladoor Post, Trissur 680741, Kerala, India)
 
3. Religious Profession (CMI): 19 March 1985
 
4. Priestly Ordination (Catholic): 27 December 1993
 
5. Contact: Dharmaram College, Bangalore 560029, Karnataka, India; Tel: +91-80-41116263; Mob: +91-9480022339 Email: saju@chackalackal.com; Website: www.chackalackal.com; Blog: chackalackal.blogspot.com
 
6. Higher Education:
 
·       Doctor of Philosophy, 2002, Thomas Aquinas, Rome (Italy)
 
·       Bachelor of Theology, 1993, JDV, Pune (India)
 
·       Licentiate in Philosophy, 1989, DVK, Bangalore (India)
 
·       Bachelor of Philosophy, 1987, DVK, Bangalore (India)
 
7. Teaching Experience: 1994 – (Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram & Christ University, Bangalore)
 
Subjects Taught:
 
·       Logic
 
·       Epistemology
 
·       Kantian Ethics
 
·       Enlightenment in Kant and Ambedkar
 
·       Moral Philosophy / General Ethics
 
·       Applied Ethics / Special Ethics
 
·       Value Consciousness in Indian Classics
 
·       Value Depiction in Contemporary Literature
 
·       Philosophy of Nature and Science
 
·       Contemporary Indian Philosophy
 
·       Hindu Revivalism
 
·       Religious Philosophy of Ramanamaharshi
 
·       Research Methodology
 
Seminars:
 
·       Globalization
 
·       Discrimination and Justice
 
·       Media and Moral Controversies
 
·       Merging Boundaries of Science, Philosophy, and Religion
 
·       Compatibility and Incompatibility of East-West Ethical Theories
 
·       Indigenous Philosophizing: Indian Horizons
 
·       Philosophy of Ministries
 
·       Perennial Philosophical Tradition and Its Contemporary Relevance
 
·       Epistemological Foundations of Ethical Theories
 
·       Relevance of Ethics: A Critique from the Perspective of Practice
 
·       Wilful Denial of Human Life: Ethical Critiques
 
8. Present/Past Academic Assignments / Offices:
 
·        General Counsellor for Evangelization and Pastoral Ministry, Carmelites of Mary Immaculate (2016 - )
 
·        Dean, Faculty of Philosophy, Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, Bangalore (2009-2012; 2015-2016)
 
·        Research Fellow, The University of the Free State, South Africa (2015-2016)
 
·        Postgraduate Examiner, University of Mysore, Mysore (2013-2015)
 
·        President, Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, Bangalore (2012-2015)
 
·        Professor of Philosophy, Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, Bangalore (1994- )
 
·        Director of Globethics.net India (www.globethics.net), Geneva, India (2010-2014)
 
·        Vice President, Catholic Faculties in India (CFI) (2013-2015)
 
·        Member of the Editorial Board of Satya Nilayam: Chennai Journal of Intercultural Philosophy, published by Satya Nilayam Publications (Chennai) (2012- )
 
·        Head of the Department (HoD), Department of Philosophy, Christ University, Bangalore (2009-2012)
 
·        Associate Director, Centre for the Study of World Religions (CSWR), Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, Bangalore (2009-2015)
 
·        Chief Editor, Journal of Dharma, Dharmaram Journal of Religions and Philosophies, DVK, Bangalore (2002-2009)
 
·        Review Editor & Associate Editor, Journal of Dharma: An International Quarterly of Religions and Philosophies, DVK, Bangalore (2009-2013)
 
·        Associate Editor, Tattva: Journal of Philosophy, Christ University, Bangalore (2009- )
 
·        Associate Editor, Asian Horizons: Dharmaram Journal of Theology, Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, Bangalore (2009-2013)
 
·        Associate Editor, Iustitia: Dharmaram Journal of Canon Law, Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, Bangalore (2010- )
 
·        Director, Licentiate in Philosophy, DVK, Bangalore (2007-2009)
 
·        Professor of Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, Christ University, Bangalore (2007- )
 
·        Animator, Centre for the Study of World Religions, DVK, Bangalore (2004-2009)
 
9. Current Research Interests
 
“A Post-Modern Critique on the ‘Enlightenment’ of Kant and Ambedkar”
 
“Unions to Build or to Betray: Exploring the Moral Grounds of Trade Unions and Student Unions under the Patronage of Political Parties”
 
“Religion and Society: Philosophical Perspectives on Ongoing Encounter”
 
10. Publications (Books):
 
[2016] Chackalackal, Saju, ed., Consecrated Life for a Transformed World: Catholic, Ecumenical, and Interreligious Perspectives in a Globalizing Era (Dharmaram Psycho-Spiritual Studies 1), Bengaluru: Dharmaram Publications, 2016. [ISBN: 978-93-84964-42-9]
 
[2015] Chackalackal, Saju, An Indian Initiative in Christian Formation: Reflections on the Vision and Mission of Dharmārām for an Indian Church, Saarbrücken: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, 2015. [ISBN: 978-3-659-32004-0]
 
[2013] Chackalackal, Saju, Igniting Minds to Transform the Society: “Legacy of K. E. Chavara for Innovative and Inclusive Education” and Other Essays on Education (Dharmaram Chavara Studies: 1), Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2013. [ISBN: 978 81 89958 74-9]
 
[2013] Chackalackal, Saju, ed., Towards a Strong Global Economic System: Revealing the Logic of Gratuitousness in the Market Economy, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2013. [ISBN: 978-81-89958-69-5].
 
[2011] Chackalackal, Saju, ed., Tradition and Innovation: Philosophy of Rootedness and Openness, Bangalore: Asian Trading Corporation, 2011. [ISBN: 978-81-7086-610-7].
 
[2012 Forthcoming] Chackalackal, Saju, Research Methodology, 2nd enlarged edition, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2010.
 
[2012 Forthcoming] Chackalackal, Saju, Encounters between Religion and Society: Philosophical Perspectives, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2010.
 
[2010] Chackalackal, Saju (Sectional Editor), ACPI Encyclopedia of Philosophy, 2 vols., Johnson J. Puthenpurackal, editor-in-chief, Bangalore: Asian Trading Corporation, 2010.
 
[2010] Chackalackal, Saju, ed., Indigenous Philosophizing: Indian Horizons, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2010 [pages: xii + 586; ISBN: 978-81-89958-33-6]. Reviews: http://indigenousphilosophizing.blogspot.com/
 
[2009] Chackalackal, Saju, ed., New Horizons of Indian Christian Living: A Festschrift in Honour of Vadakethala Francis Vineeth, Bangalore: Vidyavanam Publications, 2009 [pages: xii + 932; ISBN: 978-81-905799-6-4]. Reviews: http://newhorizonsofindianchristianliving.blogspot.com/
 
[2007] Chackalackal, Saju, ed., Christian Leadership and Integration (Festschrift in Honour of Prof. Dr. Thomas Aykara CMI), co-edited with Thomas Kollamparampil, Paulachan Kochappilly, and Jose Thadavanal, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2007.
 
[2004] Chackalackal, Saju, Research Methodology, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2004.
 
[2002] Chackalackal, Saju, Unity of Knowing and Acting in Kant: A Paradigmatic Integration of the Theoretical and the Practical, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2002. Online Text: http://books.google.com/books?id=E1YWN4k527oC&dq=chackalackal&printsec=frontcover&source=web&ots=XJGceueYl2&sig=tuksBmdTaZfkseJm3BQOSppjeAM#PPP1,M1
 
[2000] Chackalackal, Saju, Stephen Hawking’s Quest for a Theory of Everything, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2000.
 
[2000] Chackalackal, Saju, Euthanasia, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2000.
 
[1994] Chackalackal, Saju, The Word in the World, Bangalore: Vidyavanam Publications, 1994.
 
[1992] Chackalackal, Saju, Ramayana and the Indian Ideal, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 1992.
 
11. Publication (Journal/Symposia Edited)
 
[2015] “Religion and Rationality,” Journal of Dharma 40, 4 (October-December 2015), 405-546 [Edited by Saju Chackalackal] [ISSN: 0253-7222]
 
[2015] “Religion and Philosophy,” Journal of Dharma 40, 3 (July-September 2015), 269-404 [Edited by Saju Chackalackal] [ISSN: 0253-7222]
 
[2009] “Trends in Philosophy in the Third Millennium,” Journal of Dharma 34, 2 (April-June 2009), 129-273 [Edited by Saju Chackalackal] [ISSN: 0253-7222]
 
[2009] “Sex and Religion,” Journal of Dharma 34, 1 (January-March 2009), 1-128 [Edited by Saju Chackalackal] [ISSN: 0253-7222]
 
[2008] “Religion and Language,” Journal of Dharma 33, 4 (October-December 2008), 319-440 [Edited by Saju Chackalackal] [ISSN: 0253-7222]
 
[2008] “Religion and National Integration,” Journal of Dharma 33, 3 (July-September 2008), 221-318 [Edited by Saju Chackalackal] [ISSN: 0253-7222]
 
[2008] “Religious Ethos and Environmental Ethics,” Journal of Dharma 33, 2 (April-June 2008), 109-220 [Edited by Saju Chackalackal] [ISSN: 0253-7222]
 
[2008] “Human Person: Brain, Mind, and Soul,” Journal of Dharma 33, 1 (January-March 2008), 1-108 [Edited by Saju Chackalackal] [ISSN: 0253-7222]
 
[2007] “Religion, Economics, and Development,” Journal of Dharma 32, 4 (October-December 2007), 317-422 [Edited by Saju Chackalackal] [ISSN: 0253-7222]
 
[2007] “Religion and Law: Forces of Liberation,” Journal of Dharma 32, 3 (July-September 2007), 219-316 [Edited by Saju Chackalackal] [ISSN: 0253-7222]
 
[2007] “Religious Literacy and Secularism,” Journal of Dharma 32, 2 (April-June 2007), 103-220 [Edited by Saju Chackalackal] [ISSN: 0253-7222]
 
[2007] “Terrorism and Global Responsibility,” Journal of Dharma 32, 1 (January-March 2007), 1-102 [Edited by Saju Chackalackal] [ISSN: 0253-7222]
 
[2006] “Ecological Concerns,” Journal of Dharma 31, 4 (October-December 2006), 385-514 [Edited by Saju Chackalackal] [ISSN: 0253-7222]
 
[2006] “Trends in Religious Worship,” Journal of Dharma 31, 3 (July-September 2006), 275-383 [Edited by Saju Chackalackal] [ISSN: 0253-7222]
 
[2006] “Religion and Education,” Journal of Dharma 31, 2 (April-June 2006), 143-274 [Edited by Saju Chackalackal] [ISSN: 0253-7222]
 
[2005] “Rationality of Mysticism,” Journal of Dharma 30, 4 (October-December 2005), 379-497 [Edited by Saju Chackalackal] [ISSN: 0253-7222]
 
[2005] “Asian Hermeneutics: New Horizons,” Journal of Dharma 30, 3 (July-September 2005), 279-376 [Edited by Saju Chackalackal] [ISSN: 0253-7222]
 
[2005] “Psychology of Religion,” Journal of Dharma 30, 2 (April-June 2005), 145-277 [Edited by Saju Chackalackal] [ISSN: 0253-7222]
 
[2005] “Culture of Life,” Journal of Dharma 30, 1 (January-March 2005), 1-143 [Edited by Saju Chackalackal] [ISSN: 0253-7222]
 
[2004] “Business Ethics,” Journal of Dharma 29, 34(October-December 2004), 407-501 [Edited by Saju Chackalackal] [ISSN: 0253-7222]
 
[2004] “Modern Saints of Bhakti Tradition,” Journal of Dharma 29, 3 (July-September 2004), 271-406 [Edited by Saju Chackalackal] [ISSN: 0253-7222]
 
[2004] “Gender Justice Today,” Journal of Dharma 29, 2 (April-June 2004), 119-269 [Edited by Saju Chackalackal] [ISSN: 0253-7222]
 
[2004] “Hindutva: Cultural and Religious Response,” Journal of Dharma 29, 1 (January-March 2004), 1-116 [Edited by Saju Chackalackal] [ISSN: 0253-7222]
 
[2003] “Prayer in World Religions,” Journal of Dharma 28, 4 (October-December 2003), 409-568 [Edited by Saju Chackalackal] [ISSN: 0253-7222]
 
[2003] “Religious Festivals,” Journal of Dharma 28, 3 (July-September 2003), 299-407 [Edited by Saju Chackalackal] [ISSN: 0253-7222]
 
[2003] “Rewriting History: A Critique,” Journal of Dharma 28, 2 (April-June 2003), 143-1298 [Edited by Saju Chackalackal] [ISSN: 0253-7222]
 
[2003] “Religious Conversion,” Journal of Dharma 28, 1 (January-March 2003), 1-142 [Edited by Saju Chackalackal] [ISSN: 0253-7222]
 
12. Publication (Articles):
 
[2017] Chackalackal, Saju, “Inculturation: An Unaccomplished Mission” in Towards a New Horizon, eds. Annette Thottakara and Sagaya John, 136-164, Bangalore: The National Biblical, Catechetical and Liturgical Centre, 2017.
 
[2016] Chackalackal, Saju, “Mission and Transformed Communities” in Taiju Thaliath, The Spirit of Life in the Mission of the Church, xvii-xx, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2016.
 
[2016] Chackalackal, Saju, “‘Not an Easy Way Ahead’: Inspirations and Aspirations from the Life and Mission of Father John Peter” in John Peter Muringathery, Remembering the Mercies of the Lord: A Journey through My Vocation and Mission, 14-18, Coimbatore: Preshitha Communications, 2016.
 
[2016] Chackalackal, Saju, “Kuriakose Elias Chavara: Integral and Inclusive Education” in Light on the Burnt Horizon: Chavara, the Reformer Saint, ed. John Mannarathara, 186-191, New Delhi: Viva Books, 2016.
 
[2016] Chackalackal, Saju, “‘Reinstating’ the Centrality of Jesus Christ: Historical Evolution of and the Leading Trends in the Indian Theology of Religions,” Vidyajyoti Journal of Theological Reflection 80, 7 (July 2016), 483-514.
 
[2016] Chackalackal, Saju, “‘Give and You Would Receive…’ (Lk 6:38): Call for Gender Justice in a World of Religions,” Gender Justice in the Church and Society, ed. Shaji George Kochuthara, 21-33, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2016.
 
[2016] Chackalackal, Saju, “Preface” in Consecrated Life for a Transformed World: Catholic, Ecumenical, and Interreligious Perspectives in a Globalizing Era, ed. Saju Chackalackal, ix-xii, Bengaluru: Dharmaram Publications, 2016.
 
[2016] Chackalackal, Saju, “Rootedness and Openness: Reimaging Consecrated Life to Transform Church and Society” (Introduction), in Consecrated Life for a Transformed World: Catholic, Ecumenical, and Interreligious Perspectives in a Globalizing Era, ed. Saju Chackalackal, 1-23, Bengaluru: Dharmaram Publications, 2016.
 
[2016] Chackalackal, Saju, “New Testament Spirituality: Roots and Fruits” Foreword to Exploring the New Testament Spirituality, vol. 1: The Spiritual Vision of Matthew’s Gospel by Paul Savio Pudussery, Bengaluru: Asian Trading Corporation, 2016, vii-xx.
 
[2016] Chackalackal, Saju, Consecrated Life and Ministry: A Profiling for the Consecrated in Contemporary India,” Word and Worship 49, 1 (January-March 2016), 59-89.
 
[2016] Chackalackal, Saju, “What Is Reality? An Epistemological Dialogue with Prof. Dr. Saju Chackalackal,Logos: Theory of Knowledge Magazine, Issue 1 (2016), pages 3-10.
 
[2016] Chackalackal, Saju, “Theologizing in Context: Samanvaya Movement from Peripheries to the Ends of the Earth” in God-Talk in Context: A North Indian Theological Experiment, ed. Benny Thettayil, 319-344, Bengaluru: Dharmaram Publications, 2016. [ISBN: 978-93-84964-38-2].
 
[2016] Chackalackal, Saju, “A ‘Perfect’ Quest for Justice in an Imperfect World of Human Beings,” Foreword to On the Currency of Social Justice: Theories of John Rawls and Amartya Sen by Roy Palatty, vii-xx, Bengaluru: Dharmaram Publications, 2016 [ISBN: 978-93-84964-29-0].
 
[2015] Chackalackal, Saju, “Igniting the Minds: Legacy of K. E. Chavara and CMI Institutions,” Salesian Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences 6, 2 (December 2015), 37-72.
 
[2015] Chackalackal, Saju, “Holistic Integration of Mystical Aspirations and Social Commitment: Chavara of the Nineteenth Century India.” Herald of the East 11, 2 (July-December 2015), 181-210. [ISSN: 2394-2290]
 
[2015] Chackalackal, Saju, “Holistic Knowledge Management: Towards Eliminating Ethical Dilemmas of Knowledge Ownership and Sharing” (Co-Authored with Vikas N. Prabhu), Ushus: Journal of Business Management 14, 2 (2015), 53-66. [ISSN: 0975-3311]
 
[2015] Chackalackal, Saju, “Merging the Boundaries of Religion, Science, and Philosophy for Pedagogical Effectiveness” (Editorial), Journal of Dharma 40, 4 (October-December 2015), 407-421. [ISSN: 0253-7222]
 
[2015] Chackalackal, Saju, “Necessity of Interface between Religion and Philosophy” (Editorial), Journal of Dharma 40, 3 (July-September 2015), 271-278. [ISSN: 0253-7222]
 
[2015] Chackalackal, Saju, “Nostra aetate and the Call for a Renewed Religion and Humanity,” Journal of Dharma 40, 3 (July-September 2015), 347-370. [ISSN: 0253-7222]; also published in Religious Interface: Secular, Sacred, and Rationality, ed. Jose Nandhikkara, 321-344, Bengaluru: Dharmaram Publications, 2016 [ISBN: 978-93-84964-37-5]
 
[2015] Chackalackal, Saju, “Culture of Self-Interest and the Ideal of Journeying to the Other” (Interview), Light of Truth (Sathyadeepam), 6, 17 (1-15 September 2015), pages 1, 15.
 
[2015] Chackalackal, Saju, “Religious Fundamentalism and Role of Religion in Civil Society,” Jeevadhara 45, 268 (July 2015), 48-66). [ISSN: 0970-1125]
 
[2014] Chackalackal, Saju, “New Age Libraries and the Art of Aspiring to Inspire” in B. Ramesha, S. Ally Sornam, and John Neelankavil, eds., Library Space and Content Management for a Networked Society, ix-xvii, Bengaluru, Dharmaram Publications, 2014 (ISBN: 978-81-89958-93-0).
 
[2014] Chackalackal, Saju, “Theological Formation in India Today: Goals, Beneficiaries, and Practical Aspects, Part 1” Third Millennium 17, 2 (2014), 41-73.
 
[2014] Chackalackal, Saju, “Theological Formation in India Today: Goals, Beneficiaries, and Practical Aspects, Part 2” Third Millennium 17, 3 (2014), 86-100.
 
[2014] Chackalackal, Saju, “National Identity Markers and Realization of the Common Good: An Indian Case of Aadhaar” (Foreword) in National Identity Cards and Human Dignity: A Theological Critique of Aadhaar, by Jeff Shawn Jose, pages ix-xxvi. Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2014 (ISBN: 978-81-89958-96-1).
 
[2014] Chackalackal, Saju, “The Church in Dialogue with the World: Looking Through and Beyond the Spirit of Vatican II” in Revisiting Vatican II: 50 Years of Renewal, volume 1, ed. Shaji George Kochuthara, 567-585. Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2014.
 
[2014] Chackalackal, Saju, “Leading by Hand beyond Boundaries” (Foreword) in Peter M. Tyler, Picturing the Soul: Revisioning Psychotherapy and Spiritual Direction, xi-xx, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2014 (ISBN: 978-81-89958-86-2).
 
[2014] Chackalackal, Saju, “Rooted in Christ to Be Radiant for the World: Positive Presence of Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram in Ecclesiastical Education” in Power of Positive Presence: Festschrift in Honour of Prof. Dr. Thomas Aykara CMI, eds. Thomas Kollamparampil, Jose Nandhikkara, Sebastian Payyappilly, and Mathew Maniampra, 53-68, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2014 (ISBN: 978-81-89958-87-9).
 
[2013] Chackalackal, Saju, “Founder of the Women TOCD (CMC and CTC) in Kerala: Mother Eliswa or Blessed Kuriakose Elias Chavara?” (co-authored with Jose Panthaplamthottiyil), Journal of St. Thomas Christians 24, 3 (July-September 2013), 9-26.
 
[2013] Chackalackal, Saju, “Rammohan Roy: A Catalyst of Indian Socio-Religious Transformation” (Foreword) in Thomas Mampra, Rammohan Roy and Bengal Renaissance: A Study of the Reformist Thought of Raja Rammohan Roy and Its Sources, 10-18, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2013. (ISBN: 978-81-89958-78-7)
 
[2013] Chackalackal, Saju, “Dynamics of Religious Phenomena and Social Transformation” (Foreword) in Paul Parathazham, Christianity in India: Sociological Investigations, ix-xvi, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2013 (ISBN: 978 81 89958 75-6).
 
[2013] Chackalackal, Saju, “Logic of Market Exploitation versus Contradictions of Gratuitousness” (Introduction) in Towards a Strong Global Economic System: Revealing the Logic of Gratuitousness in the Market Economy, ed. Saju Chackalackal, 1-16, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2013.
 
[2013] Chackalackal, Saju, “Foundations for a Moral Theology in India” (Inaugural Address) in Moral Theology in India Today, ed. Shaji George Kochuthara, 11-23, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2013.
 
[2012] Chackalackal, Saju, “Vision of Fr. Mathias Mundadan and the Making of DVK,” Carmela Sandesam, Bulletin 218 (December 2012), 15-27.
 
[2012] Chackalackal, Saju, “‘They May Have Life, and Have It Abundantly’: Mother Teresa and Her Critics,” Journal of Dharma 37, 3 (July-September 2012), 375-380. [ISSN: 0253-7222]
 
[2012] Chackalackal, Saju, “Escalating Suicide Rates and the Need to Reinforce Christian Faith Formation,Asian Horizons 6, 2 (June 2012), 364-372.
 
[2012] Chackalackal, Saju, “Father Francis Vineeth: Opening New Horizons of Christian Living,” Third Millennium 15, 1 (January-March 2012), 49-82.
 
[2012 Forthcoming] Chackalackal, Saju, “Igniting the Minds to Transform the Society: Legacy of K. E. Chavara and CMI Institutions for Innovative and Inclusive Patterns of Education in India” in George Thadathil, ed., Christian Educational Institutions: The Making of Modern Democratic India, pages… Shimla: Indian Institute for Advanced Studies, 2011.
 
[2012 Forthcoming] Chackalackal, Saju, “Amartya Sen’s Contempt for Transcendental Institutions: A Critique on the Consequentialist Way of Realizing Justice” in Welfare Paradigms and Social Sectors, Bangalore: Christ University Publications, 2011.
 
[2011] Chackalackal, Saju, “Tradition vis-à-vis Innovation: A Quest for Samanvayam (Introduction)” in Tradition and Innovation: Philosophy of Rootedness and Openness, ed. Saju Chackalackal, 1-12, Bangalore: Asian Trading Corporation, 2011. [ISBN: 978-81-7086-610-7].
 
[2011] Chackalackal, Saju, “Towards a Theory of Justice: Tradition Innovation Dynamics in The Idea of Justice by Amartya Sen” in Tradition and Innovation: Philosophy of Rootedness and Openness, ed. Saju Chackalackal, 451-500, Bangalore: Asian Trading Corporation, 2011. [ISBN: 978-81-7086-610-7].
 
[2011] Chackalackal, Saju, “Wounded Nature and Bounded Human” (Foreword) in Rush to Riches: The War on Creation by Rayappa A. Kasi (Paul Wiegelmann Lectures on Environmental Studies: 2), xv-xxv, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2011.
 
[2011] Chackalackal, Saju, “Religion vis-à-vis Mysticism: A Quest for the Meaningfulness of Life,” Journal of Dharma 36, 1 (January-March 2011), 3-14. [ISSN: 0253-7222]
 
[2010] Chackalackal, Saju, “In Defence of Theoretical Ethics: A Critique on Amartya Sen’s The Idea of Justice,” Journal of Dharma 35, 4 (October-December 2010), 259-275. [ISSN: 0253-7222]
 
[2010] Chackalackal, Saju, “Indigenous Philosophizing and Indian Horizons: An Introduction” in Indigenous Philosophizing: Indian Horizons, ed. Saju Chackalackal, Dharmaram Philosophy Series 5, 1-26, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2009.
 
[2010] Chackalackal, Saju, “Philosophy in India Ought to Be Indigenous” in Indigenous Philosophizing: Indian Horizons, ed. Saju Chackalackal, Dharmaram Philosophy Series 5, 531-570, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2009.
 
[2010 Forthcoming] Chackalackal, Saju, “Why and How of Indigenous Philosophising in India,” in Indigenous Philosophising, ed. V. S. George, Chennai: Satyanilayam, 2009.
 
[2010 Forthcoming] Chackalackal, Saju, "Buddha and Kant: Human and Moral Foundations of Religion," Dynamics of Dharma: An Interdisciplinary Approach, ed. Augustine Thottakara (Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2010?).
 
[2010 Forthcoming] Chackalackal, Saju, “Pseudo-Religion and Fundamentalism: Threat to Inter-Religious Harmony,” in A Multi-Religious India of Tomorrow, ed., George Hadrian Ambooken, Salem: Arutcholai, 2010.
 
[2010] Chackalackal, Saju, “History of Philosophy, Philosophy of” in ACPI Encyclopedia of Philosophy, vol. 1, Johnson J. Puthenpurackal, editor-in-chief, 610-621, Bangalore: Asian Trading Corporation, 2010.
 
[2009] Chackalackal, Saju, “Kant’s Theoretical Philosophy,” IGNOU, 2009.
 
[2009] Chackalackal, Saju, “Introduction” in New Horizons of Indian Christian Living: A Festschrift in Honour of Prof. Dr. Vadakethala Francis Vineeth CMI, ed. Saju Chackalackal, 1-2, Bangalore & Coimbatore: Vidyavanam Publications & Preshitha Communications, 2009.
 
[2009] Chackalackal, Saju, “Towards New Horizons of Indian Christian Living” in New Horizons of Indian Christian Living: A Festschrift in Honour of Prof. Dr. Vadakethala Francis Vineeth CMI, ed. Saju Chackalackal, 49-84, Bangalore & Coimbatore: Vidyavanam Publications & Preshitha Communications, 2009.
 
[2009] Chackalackal, Saju, “Freedom, Justice, and Development: An Appraisal of Cathedrals of Development,” in Roy Palatty, Cathedrals of Development: A Critique on the Developmental Model of Amartya Sen, Bangalore: Christ University Publications, 2009, xi-xxxiv.
 
[2009] Chackalackal, Saju, “Pseudo-Religion, Fundamentalism, and Violence,” Journal of Dharma 34, 3 (July-September 2009), 281-300. [ISSN: 0253-7222]
 
[2009] Chackalackal, Saju, “Trends in Philosophy in the Third Millennium (Editorial),” Journal of Dharma 34, 2 (April-June 2009), 131-134. [ISSN: 0253-7222]
 
[2009] Chackalackal, Saju, “Philosophy and Ethics in Defence of a Culture of Life,” Journal of Dharma 34, 2 (April-June 2009), 247-265. [ISSN: 0253-7222]
 
[2009] Chackalackal, Saju, “Sex and Religion: Contemporary Responses,” Journal of Dharma 34, 1 (January-March 2009), 3-18. [ISSN: 0253-7222]
 
[2008] Chackalackal, Saju, “Religious Fundamentalism in India and Caste and Cultural Conflicts: An Ethical Response,” Theology for Our Times (ECC, Bangalore), 11 (July 2008), 17-39.
 
[2008] Chackalackal, Saju, “My ‘Medical’ Pilgrimage to the ‘Isai Baba’ of Chandpur” (A Mission Narrative), Third Millennium 11, 4 (2008), 82-96. [The same text, with minor modifications, appeared in Global CMission 3, 3 (December 2008), 22-35].
 
[2008] Chackalackal, Saju, “Philosophy at Dharmaram and an Integral Outlook,” Journal of Dharma 33, 1-4 (January-March 2008), 7-16. [ISSN: 0253-7222]
 
[2007] Chackalackal, Saju, “Religion, Economics, and Development,” Journal of Dharma 32, 4 (October-December 2007), 319. [ISSN: 0253-7222]
 
[2007] Chackalackal, Saju, “Religion and Law: Forces of Liberation?” Journal of Dharma 32, 3 (July-September 2007), 221-240. [ISSN: 0253-7222]
 
[2007] Chackalackal, Saju, “Religious Literacy and Secularism,” Journal of Dharma 32, 2 (April-June 2007), 105-113. [ISSN: 0253-7222]
 
[2007] Chackalackal, Saju, “Terrorism and Global Responsibility: An Alternative Reading in the Context of Globalisation,” Journal of Dharma 32, 1 (January-March 2007), 3-22. [ISSN: 0253-7222]
 
[2007] Chackalackal, Saju, “Freedom for Human Realization” (Foreword), in Shibin Thuniampral, Through Freedom to the Real: A Study on the Basic Triadic Unity of Freedom, Action and God in Kantian Ethics, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2007, ix-xx.
 
[2007] Chackalackal, Saju, “Dialogue in Indian Tradition” (A Critical Review on Dialogue in Indian Tradition by John Britto Chethimattam 1969), in John Britto Chethimattam: A Pioneer of Indian Christian Theology, eds. Kuncheria Pathil and Shaji George Kochuthara, 80-109, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2007.
 
[2007] Chackalackal, Saju, "Integral Vision of Education for an Enhanced Humanity" in Christian Leadership and Integration (Festschrift in Honour of Prof. Dr. Thomas Aykara CMI), eds. Thomas Kollamparampil, Paulachan Kochappilly, Saju Chackalackal, and Jose Thadavanal, 220-241, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2007.
 
[2007] Chackalackal, Saju, "Engendering a Holistic Ethics in Community: Renegotiating Values, Rights, and Agency of Woman's Body" in Engendering Ethics, ed. Evangeline Anderson (Bangalore: UTC, 2008).
 
[2006] Chackalackal, Saju, “Ecological Concerns: Adverse Impact of Religion, Economy, and Politics” (Editorial), Journal of Dharma 31, 4 (October-December 2006), 387-406. [ISSN: 0253-7222]
 
[2006] Chackalackal, Saju, “An Appraisal of Physics without Metaphysics?” in Raphael Neelamkavil, Physics without Metaphysics? Categories of Second Generation Scientific Ontology, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2006, pages xiv-xxi. [Second edition: Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang Academic Research, 2015] [The same text, with minor modifications appeared in "Physics without Metaphysics? Categories of Second Generation Scientific Ontology by Raphael Neelamkavil" (Review Article), Advances in Arts and Ideas 2, 1 & 2 (2006), 149-154 and in Journal of Dharma 30, 4 (October-December 2005), 485-492.]
 
[2006] Chackalackal, Saju, "Trends in Religious Worship" (Editorial), Journal of Dharma 31, 3 (July-September 2006), 277-288. [ISSN: 0253-7222]
 
[2006] Chackalackal, Saju, "Religion and Education" (Editorial), Journal of Dharma 31, 2 (April-June 2006), 145-164. [ISSN: 0253-7222]
 
[2005] Chackalackal, Saju, "Psychology of Religion" (Editorial), Journal of Dharma 30, 2 (April-June 2005), 147-156. [ISSN: 0253-7222]
 
[2005] Chackalackal, Saju, "Kant on Inclinations: 'Alien' or 'Human'?" Journal of Dharma 30, 1 (January-March 2005), 117-134. [ISSN: 0253-7222]
 
[2005] Chackalackal, Saju, "Is There a Reason for Admitting Mysticism" (Editorial), Journal of Dharma 30, 4 (October-December 2005), 381-394. [ISSN: 0253-7222]
 
[2005] Chackalackal, Saju, "Culture of Life" (Editorial), Journal of Dharma 30, 1 (January-March 2005), 3-12. [ISSN: 0253-7222]
 
[2005] Chackalackal, Saju, "Asian Hermeneutics: New Horizons" (Editorial), Journal of Dharma 30, 3 (July-September 2005), 281-292. [ISSN: 0253-7222]
 
[2004] Chackalackal, Saju, "Planning a Family in the Context of Gender Discrimination," Journal of Dharma 29, 2 (April-June 2004), 231-260. [ISSN: 0253-7222]
 
[2004] Chackalackal, Saju, "Modern Saints of Bhakti Tradition" (Editorial), Journal of Dharma 29, 3 (July-September 2004), 273-278. [ISSN: 0253-7222]
 
[2004] Chackalackal, Saju, "Kant’s Quest for Unity: An Open Project in the Human Community," Angelicum: Periodicum Trimestre Pontificiae Studiorum Universitatis a Sancto Thoma Aquinate in Urbe 81, 4 (2004), 745-779.
 
[2004] Chackalackal, Saju, "Hindutva: Cultural and Religious Response" (Editorial), Journal of Dharma 29, 1 (January-March 2004), 3-12. [ISSN: 0253-7222]
 
[2004] Chackalackal, Saju, "Business Ethics" (Editorial), Journal of Dharma 29, 4 (October-December 2004), 409-420. [ISSN: 0253-7222]
 
[2003] Chackalackal, Saju, "Rewriting History: A Critique" (Editorial), Journal of Dharma 28, 2 (April-June 2003), 145-149. [ISSN: 0253-7222]
 
[2003] Chackalackal, Saju, "Religious Festivals" (Editorial), Journal of Dharma 28, 3 (July-September 2003), 301-305. [ISSN: 0253-7222]
 
[2003] Chackalackal, Saju, "Religious Conversion" (Editorial), Journal of Dharma 28, 1 (January-March 2003), 3-6. [ISSN: 0253-7222]
 
[2003] Chackalackal, Saju, "Prayer in World Religions" (Editorial), Journal of Dharma 28, 4 (October-December 2003), 411-416. [ISSN: 0253-7222]
 
[2003] Chackalackal, Saju, "Gender Justice Today" (Editorial), Journal of Dharma 28, 2 (April-June 2003), 121-128. [ISSN: 0253-7222]
 
[1999] Chackalackal, Saju, "Entropy versus Resurrection: A Christian Reflection on the Law of Entropy in Physics," Indian Currents (February 22-28, 1999), 40-41, 60-61. This article was published again in Indian Journal of Spirituality, 12, 2 (April–June 1999), 279-288.
 
[1999] Chackalackal, Saju, "Becoming Human: A Welcome Paradigm Shift in Christian Spirituality," Carmela Sandesam (March-September 1999), 94-96 (March), 67-69 (June), 95-98 (September).
 
[1997] Chackalackal, Saju, "Mother Theresa’s Passing Away: Was It Death or Suicide?" The New Leader (October 16-30, 1997), 31. [The original article in English was translated into Malayalam and published in 1998: “Oru Missionariyude Atmahatya’,” trans. Joshy Paramthottu, Global CMission, vol. 48 (January-March 1998), 15-20]
 
[1993] Chackalackal, Saju, "Dharmaram in the Vision of Blessed Chavara," Herald of the East 3, 2 (July 1993), 44-49.
 
[1992] Chackalackal, Saju, "Guru and Abba: God Experience as the Key to Spiritual Guidance," The Living Word (September–October 1992), 395-412.
 
[1988] Chackalackal, Saju, "A Synthesis of Tradition and Modernity: A Study on the Contributions of Dr. S. Radhakrishnan," Journal of Dharma 13, 4 (October–December 1988), 396-412. [ISSN: 0253-7222]
 
13. Participation in Conferences and Presentation of Papers
 
[2016] Presented a Keynote Address on “Being a Christian Is a Vocation to Be Mercy” in a National Conference on “Merciful Like the Heavenly Father: Celebration of Mercy” organized by Poornodaya and Samanvaya Theology College, Bhopal, during 18-20 November 2016.
 
[2016] Presented a Plenary Paper on “To Be Spiritual Is to Be Just: Father Kuriakose Elias Chavara and Mother Teresa of Calcutta as Two Indian Test Cases” in an Asian Conference on “Knowledge, Justice and Spirituality” organized by the Ateneo de Naga University, Naga City, Philippines during 6-9 September 2016.
 
[2016] Participated in the “NBCLC Core Group Meeting” at NBCLC Bangalore on 24 May 2016.
 
[2016] Presented Papers and Animated the Quinquennial of Junior Priests of the CMI Mission, Eastern Africa, at St. Thomas Regional Mission Centre, Nairobi, during 9-10 May 2016.
 
[2016] Presented a Plenary Paper on “Towards an Integral Model for Indigenous Theologizing: ‘Mainstream’ vis-à-vis ‘Subaltern’ Traditions” in a Colloquium on “Knowledge or Wisdom of Humanity? Academic Theology and Cultural Values: Re-Exploring the Task, Content, and Method of Theology in the Face of Vital Problems of Humanity in the World Today, Particularly in Africa” organized by the Faculty of Theology at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Nairobi, and the Institute of Missiology, Missio, Aachan, Germany, during 12-13 May 2016.
 
[2015] Presented a Plenary Paper on “Towards ‘Reinstating’ the Centrality of Jesus Christ: The Historical Evolution and the Leading Trends in the Indian Theology of Religions,” in Bishops-Theologians Colloquium on “The Unicity and Salvific Universality of Jesus Christ and the Church in the Indian Pluralist Context” organized by the CBCI Commission for Doctrine, at NBCLC, Bengaluru, during 9-10 July 2015.
 
[2015] Presented a keynote address on “Holistic Integration of Mystical Aspirations and Social Commitment: Saint Kuriakose Elias Chavara of the Nineteenth Century India,” in an International Conference on “Holiness: On the Holy, the Holy One, Sanctification and Saints,” at St. Augustine College, Johannesburg, under the auspices of Society for the Study of Christian Spirituality (SSCS) and Spirituality Association of South Africa (SPIRASA), during 20-24 May 2015.
 
[2015] Presented a plenary paper on “Profile of Consecrated Life and Ministry in India: Religious Identity in the Indian Context” in a National Colloquium on “Effective Religious Life for India” at NBCLC, Bengaluru, held during 2-5 February 2015.
 
[2015] Presented the Inaugural Address on “Interfacing Religion with the New Forces Moulding the Mindset in the Twenty-First Century after the Model of Nostra Aetate” at the Intentional Conference on “Dharma: Interface between Secular and Sacred – Investigating the Interface with Literature, Media, Ethics, Law, Economics, Politics, and Philosophy” organized by the Centre for the Study of World Religions to Celebrate Ruby Jubilee of the Publication of Journal of Dharma (Dharmaram Quarterly on Religions and Philosophies) held during 4-7 January 2015.
 
[2015] Presented a Keynote on “Enflamed to Enkindle: Life and Mission of Saint Kuriakose Elias Chavara” at Christ Academy, Navi Mumbai, on 3 January 2015.
 
[2014] Presented a Keynote on “New Age Libraries and the Art of Aspiring to Inspire” for the International Conference on Library Space and Content Management for Networked Society (IC.LISCOM-2014), 18-20 October 2014, under the auspices of DVK Central Library, Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, Bangalore.
 
[2014] Presented a Seminar on “What Has Jerusalem Got to Do with Wall Street? An Indian Reflection” at the Department of Economics, KU Leuven, Belgium, on 24 September 2014.
 
[2014] Presented an Inaugural Keynote on “Give and You Would Receive… (Lk 6: 38: Call for Gender Justice in World of Religions” for the Second National Workshop on Moral Theology in India, organized by the Department of Moral Theology, Faculty of Theology, DVK, Bangalore, during 17-20 July 2014.
 
[2014] Presented a Keynote on “Christian Vision of Family in the Contemporary Context” organized by MMI College of Theology, Chennai, and held at DMI College of Engineering, Chennai, on 22 February 2014.
 
[2014] Presented a keynote on “Spirit of Philosophy: Call for a Transformed Vision” in a National Conference on “The Importance of Philosophical Studies in Priestly and Religious Formation” organized by and held at College of Philosophy, Claretian Ashram, Wardha, Maharashtra, held during 7-8 February 2014.
 
[2014] Presented a paper on “Ethical Principles for Equality and Inequality” in an International Conference of Global Ethical Forum 2014 on “Equal in an Unequal World: The Value of Values in Responsible Business” organized by Globethics.net, Geneva, in collaboration with Centre for Corporate Governance and Citizenship at Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, held at IIM, Bangalore, on 3-5 January 2014.
 
[2013] Participated in a National Workshop on “Ecumenical Collaboration for Theological Education in India” jointly organized by the Department of Christian Studies (University of Madras), Board of Theological Education of the Senate of Serampore College (BTESSC), and CSI Department of Ecumenical Relations and Ecological Concerns, held at Madras University, Chennai, on 4-5 December 2013.
 
[2013] Participated in a “Workshop on the Evaluation of the Theological and Philosophical Formation: Results and Perspectives” organized by the Institute of Missiology, Missio, Aachen, Germany, and Convened at FISI, Bangalore on 22 September 2013.
 
[2013] Presented a Paper on “Theological Formation in India Today: Goals, Beneficiaries, and Practical Aspects” in an International conference on “Contextualizing and Excellency: Challenges for Theological Formation in Today’s India” organized by the Institute of Missiology, Missio, Aachen, Germany and convened at FISI, Bangalore during 20-21 September 2013.
 
[2013] Participated in “Annual Conference on the Regional Programmes of Globethics.net” organized by Globethics.net, held at Park and Suits Hotel, Geneva, during 26, 29, and 30 June 2013.
 
[2013] Participated in “Global Ethics Forum 2013 on Equal in an Unequal World: The Context, Crises and Opportunities – The Inequality Dimension” organized by Globethics.net, Geneva, held at World Council of Churches (WCC), Geneva, during 27-28 June 2013.
 
[2013] Delivered the Inaugural Keynote Address on “Bhakti Movements and Social Transformation: A Critique on Indian Christian Life” at Andrew Walls Conference, Andrew Walls Centre for the Study of African and Asian Christianity, Liverpool Hope University, Liverpool, United Kingdom, 21-23 June 2013.
 
[2013] Presented a Paper on “Recent Research Trends in Philosophy” at the Postgraduate Seminar, Department of Theology, Philosophy, and Religious Studies, Liverpool Hope University, Liverpool, United Kingdom, 21 June 2013.
 
[2013] Presented a Paper on “Philosophical Inspirations for Social Scientists” at Refresher Programme on “Changing Paradigms in Humanities and Social Sciences: Challenges for Theory, Research, and Practice” at Christ University, Bangalore, on 23 March 2013.
 
[2013] Delivered Convocation Address on “Faith and Formation” at Siddhivihara Institute of Religious Formation, Mysore, on 14 March 2013.
 
[2013] Jointly organized a national workshop in the capacity as the Director of Globethics.net India on “Literature and Ethics” with Dr. Jose Nandhikkara, Director of Centre for the Study of World Religions, DVK, Bangalore, on 2 March 2013.
 
[2013] Delivered a Panel Paper on “Formation of Religious as Formation for Mission: Challenges and Prospects in the New Millennium” in an All India Consultation of FMM Congregation on “Formation for Discipleship” held at FMM Provincialate, Bangalore on 7 February 2013.
 
[2013] Delivered a Plenary Paper on “The Church in Dialogue with the World: Looking Through and Beyond the Spirit of Vatican II” in an International Conference on “Revisiting Vatican II: 50 Years of Renewal” at Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, Bangalore, during 31 January – 3 February 2013.
 
[2012] Delivered the Keynote Address on “Education and Professional Ethics: Necessity of Character Formation and Value Perception” in an Interdisciplinary Students’ Seminar on “Professional Ethics” at MES College of Arts and Commerce, Zuarinagar, Goa, on 15 September 2012.
 
[2012] Delivered the Inaugural Address on “Foundations of a Moral Theology in India” in a Workshop of Moral Theologians in India on “Moral Theology in India Today,” held by the Department of Moral Theology, Faculty of Theology at Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, Bangalore, during 12-15 July 2012.
 
[2012] Attended the XVI Colloquium of Bishops and Theologians on “Evangelization and Re-Evangelization” held at NBCLC, Bangalore, under the auspices of the Doctrinal Office of the CBCI, during 5-7 July 2012.
 
[2012] Delivered the Keynote Address on “Making Sense of Our Christian Faith: Porta Fidei and the Church in India” at the Inauguration of the Academic Year (2012-2013) at Prabodhana: Pallottine Centre for Theological and Religious Formation, Mysore, on 23 June 2012.
 
[2012] Presented papers on “Why Philosophy?” and “How to Philosophize?” in the “Contemporary Trends and Transitions in Humanities and Social Sciences” (Refresher Course for Departments of Media Studies, Languages, and English, 25 April – 5 May 2012), CU-Academic Staff College, Christ University, Bangalore, on 28 April 2012.
 
[2012] Prepared and presented “Message of the CRI Mission Congress 2012” on the theme “Let Your Light Shine Brighter!” held under the auspices of the Priests’ Section of the Conference of Religious of India (CRI) at Dharmaram College, Bangalore, on 17-18 April 2012.
 
[2011] Presented a paper on “Proclaiming Christ in India: Rootedness and Relevance of the Church in India through Interculturation and Dialogue with Special Reference to Syro-Malabar Church” in a National Conference on “St. Thomas Christians and Evangelization” jointly organized by Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, Dharmaram College, Christ University (Bangalore), and Liturgical Research Centre (Kochi) and held at Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, Bangalore, 22-24 November 2011.
 
[2011] Organized an international colloquium on “Towards a Strong Global Economic System: Revealing the Logic of Gratuitousness in the Market Economy” from 25 to 29 October 2011, jointly convened by the Pontifical Council for Culture (Vatican, Rome), Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram (Bangalore), and Christ University (Bangalore); venue: Christ University and Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, Bangalore.
 
[2011] Participated in the GlobeTheoLib Consortium Meet, under the auspices of World Council of Churches (WCC) and Globethic.net, held at Ecumenical Centre (WCC), Geneva, from 24-25 September 2011
 
[2011] Participated in the International Planning Meeting of Globethics.net at Ecumenical Centre, (WCC), Geneva, Switzerland, from 19-23 September 2011.
 
[2011] Presented a paper on ““Igniting the Minds to Transform the Society: Legacy of K. E. Chavara and CMI Institutions for Innovative and Inclusive Patterns of Education in India” in a National Conference on “Christian Educational Institutions: The Making of Modern Democratic India,” jointly organized by Indian Institute of Advanced Study (Shimla), Don Bosco University (Guwahati), Salesian College (Siluguri), Christian Chair, Madras University (Chennai), and CBCI (New Delhi), and held at Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, 25-29 April 2011.
 
[2011] Jointly organized and Participated in the international conference on “Mysticism without Bounds,” organized by Dharmaram College, Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, and Christ University (Bangalore) and other Event Partners, from 5 – 8, January 2011; from the organization part, functioned as the head of the Academic Division.
 
[2010] Presented a paper on “Amartya Sen’s Contempt for Transcendental Institutions: A Critique on the Consequentialist Way of Realizing Justice,” in a National Conference arranged by the Department of Economics at Christ University, Bangalore “Welfare Paradigms and Social Sectors” at Christ University, Bangalore, 13-14 December 2010.
 
[2010] Presented a paper on “Towards a Theory of Justice: A Critique on The Idea of Justice by Amartya Sen,” in a National Symposium of the Indian Council for Philosophical Research (ICPR) on “…” at Carmel Vidya Niketan, Faridabad, Haryana, 25 October 2010.
 
[2010] Presented a paper on “Towards a Theory of Justice: Tradition-Innovation Dynamics in The Idea of Justice by Amartya Sen,” in the Annual National Conference of the Association of Christian Philosophers of India (ACPI) on Tradition and Innovation: Philosophical Rootedness and Openness” at Carmel Vidya Niketan, Faridabad, Haryana, 23-27 October 2010.
 
[2010] Presented a paper on “Religion as an Instrument of Social Peace and Harmony” in an International Training Workshop on Medicine and Spirituality conducted by the Department of Social Medicine at Lausanne Medical University, Lausanne, Switzerland on 23 September 2010.
 
[2010] Participated in the International Planning Meeting of Globethics.net in Geneva, Switzerland, from 19-23 September 2010.
 
[2010] Participated and presented a paper on “Engendering a Holistic Ethics in Community” in a National Consultation on “Feminist Theologies in Context: Stocktaking and Moving Beyond” held at United Theological College, Bangalore, 22-25, June 2010.
 
[2010] Participated in the Globethics.net (Geneva)’s national consultation on Ethical Sensitisation by the Indian Chapter on 21 April 2010 held at UTC, Bangalore
 
[2009] Participated in The Association of Christian Philosophers of India (ACPI)’s 34th Annual National Conference on “Violence and Its Victims: A Challenge to Philosophizing in the Indian Context,” held at Anugraha, Dindigul, Tamil Nadu, on 19-22 October 2009. Elected as one of ACPI’s Executive Committee Members for a term of three years and to the editorial board of its Indian Christian Encyclopaedia of Philosophy project.
 
[2009] Participated in the 7th International Whitehead Conference on “Process, Religion and Society” at Christ University and DVK, Bangalore, India, from January 05-09, 2009.
 
[2009] Moderated Panel Session on “Formation for Integral Growth” at Institute of Spirituality and Counselling, DVK, Bangalore, October 2009.
 
[2008] Paper presented on “Why and How of Indigenous Philosophising in India,” at Satyanilayam, Chennai, August 2008.
 
[2008] Participated and presented a paper on "Engendering a Holistic Ethics in Community: Renegotiating Values, Rights, and Agency of Woman's Body" a national conference on Engendering Ethics, under the auspices of Globethics.net, held at United Theological College, Bangalore, May 28-30, 2007.
 
[2007] Participated in the National Symposium on “Natural Moral Law” at the DVK, Bangalore, from December 3-6, 2007.
 
[2007] Participated in the National Seminar on “Formation through Integral Education” organized by Dharmaram College, Bangalore, from 13-17 June, 2007.
 
[2007] Participated and presented a paper on “Pseudo-Religion and Fundamentalism: Threat to Inter-religious Harmony” in a National Seminar on “A Multi-Religious India Tomorrow” held at Arutcholai, Salem, on 11 November 2007.
 
[2007] Paper presented on “Religious Fundamentalism in India and Caste and Cultural Conflicts: An Ethical Response” in the 12th Meeting of Bangalore Academy of Philosophers (BAP) held at Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, Bangalore, September 13, 2007.
 
[2007] Paper presented on “In Defence of a Culture of Life: A Philosophical Response to the Culture of Death” in a National Conference on Life Issues, Good Shepherd Major Seminary, Kunnoth, 2007.
 
[2007] Paper presented on “Dialogue in Indian Tradition” at the John Britto Chethimattam Memorial and Symposium at Anugraha, Vazhoor, Kerala, March 22-24, 2007.
 
[2006] Paper presented on “Indigenous Philosophizing: Indian Horizons – An Introduction,” at the National Consultation of Philosophers on “Indigenous Philosophizing: Indian Horizon,” Faculty of Philosophy, DVK, Bangalore, June 1-4, 2006.
 
[2005] Participated in International Seminar on “God-Talk: Contemporary Trends and Trials,” Faculty of Philosophy, DVK, Bangalore, November 04-07, 2005.
 
[2004] Participated in the National Seminar on “Merging Boundaries: Philosophy, Art, Science and Religion,” International Conference, Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, Bangalore, 2004.
 
14. Radio Talks
 
15. Student Research Projects (Directed for PhD and Licentiate)
 
Doctoral Level Research:
 
[2011/12] Jose Pennaparambil, “Terrorism versus Justice:  A Philosophical Inquiry into Islamic Fundamentalism and Terrorism on the Basis of Rawlsian Concept of Justice,” Bangalore: Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, PhD Dissertation (work in progress)
 
[2010] Thomas Chacko, “The Virtually Unconditioned: The Ground of Knowledge in Judgment according to Bernard Lonergan,” Bangalore: Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, PhD Dissertation directed by Saju Chackalackal (defended on November 17, 2010).
 
[2008] Malcolm C. C. Armstrong, “Virtue of Truth: Limiting Divisiveness and Seeking Truth Authentically through a Symbiotic Relation of Apperception, Appraisal, and Appropriation,” Bangalore: Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, PhD Dissertation directed by Saju Chackalackal (defended on 24 January 2008).
 
 
Licentiate and MPhil Level Research:
 
[2011] Prashanth S., “Human Nature in Perspective: An Analytical Study on Freudian View of Psyche Based on Platonic Philosophy,” Bangalore: Christ University, MPhil Thesis directed by Saju Chackalackal (defended on 31 March 2011).
 
[2011] Allan Roshan D’Mello, “Global Poverty: A Levinasian Critique,” Bangalore: Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, LPh Thesis directed by Saju Chackalackal (to be completed in 2011).
 
[2010] F. Sagaya Alex, “Ahimsa and Sarvodaya Philosophy in Gandhi,” Bangalore: Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, LPh Thesis directed by Saju Chackalackal, (Defended on 23 March 2010).
 
[2010] J. Stephen Louis, “An Integral Philosophy of Life in Thirukkural: A Humanistic Approach to Human Existence,” Bangalore: Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, LPh Thesis directed by Saju Chackalackal, (Defended on 24 March 2010).
 
[2009] Jinson Kottianickal, “Being for the Other: True Meaning for the Existence of the Existents according to Emmanuel Levinas,” Bangalore: Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, LPh Thesis directed by Saju Chackalackal (Defended on 23 March 2009)
 
[2009] Panneer Selvam, “Towards the Integral Human: A Critical Inquiry into the Original Nature of Human Being Based on the Integral Yoga of Sri Aurobindo,” Bangalore: Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, LPh Thesis directed by Saju Chackalackal (Defended on 24 March 2009)
 
[2009] Ulaga Ratchagar, “Role of Free Will in the Making of a Moral Society: A Study Based on Kantian Duty Ethics,” Bangalore: Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, LPh Thesis directed by Saju Chackalackal (Defended on 24 March 2009)
 
[2009] Robert M., “Experience to Reason: Kant’s Process of Knowing as Invention from Innovation,” Bangalore: Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, LPh Thesis directed by Saju Chackalackal (Defended on 23 March 2009)
 
[2009] Joby P. Baby, “Ethical Being to Eternal Being: A Critical Analysis of the Ethics of S. Radhakrishnan,” Bangalore: Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, LPh Thesis directed by Saju Chackalackal (Defended on 23 March 2009)
 
[2008] Shijo Kanjirathingal, “Ethics of Levinas: A Challenge to Modern Culture,” Bangalore: Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, LPh Thesis directed by Saju Chackalackal (to be completed in 2009)
 
[2008] Roy Varghese Palatty, “Freedom and Justice: A Philosophical Critique on the Reform Proposals of Amartya Sen,” Bangalore: Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, LPh Thesis directed by Saju Chackalackal (defended on 12 March 2008) [This thesis was published in September 2009 with the title, Cathedrals of Development: A Critique on the Developmental Model of Amartya Sen, Bangalore: Christ University, 2009]
 
[2008] R. Brad Bannon, “Ontonomy: An Ecological Perspective on the Areteological Ethics of Advaita Vedanta,” Bangalore: Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, LPh Thesis directed by Saju Chackalackal (defended on 11 March 2008)
 
[2008] Pratheesh M. Pulickal, “A Buddhist Critique on “Work-Life Balance,” Bangalore: Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, LPh Thesis directed by Saju Chackalackal (to be completed in 2010)
 
[2008] Jinosh V. M., “Educational Philosophy of Paulo Freire for Liberation of Humanity,” Bangalore: Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, LPh Thesis directed by Saju Chackalackal (to be completed in 2010)
 
[2008] Galizzi Mulupuri, “Rational as Ethical and Relational,” Bangalore: Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, LPh Thesis directed by Saju Chackalackal (defended in 2008)
 
[2005] Shibin Thuniambral, “Through Freedom to the Real: A Study on the Basis of a Triadic Unity of Freedom, Action and God in Kantian Ethics,” Bangalore: Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, LPh Thesis directed by Saju Chackalackal [This thesis was later published: Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2007].
 
[2005] L. Justin Diraviam, “Convergence of the Phenomenal and the Noumenal: The Consequences of the Moral Concept of Freedom in Kant,” Bangalore: Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, LPh Thesis directed by Saju Chackalackal.
 
[2004] Raphael Neelamkavil, “Transcendental and Transcendent Categories for Second Generation Scientific Ontology,” Bangalore: Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, LPh Thesis directed by Saju Chackalackal [This thesis was later published under the tile, Physics without Metaphysics? Categories of Second Generation Scientific Ontology, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2006].
 
[2004] Pradeep Aerthayil, “The Pursuit of Truth: A Critical Analysis on the Concept of Truth in Richard Rorty,” Bangalore: Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, LPh Thesis directed by Saju Chackalackal.
 
[2003] Sen P. J. (Palamattathil), “Kant and the New Dimensions of Knowing: A Study on Kantian Ethics,” Bangalore: Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, MPh Thesis directed by Saju Chackalackal.
 
16. Academic Visits (Lectures at Other Institutes)
 
·       Darsana Institute of Philosophy, Wardha, MS
 
·       Jyothisadan Institute of Philosophy, Bangalore
 
·       NIAS, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
 
·       St. Antony’s Institute of Philosophy, Bangalore
 
·       Satya Nilayam (Dept. of Philosophy, Loyola College), Chennai
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