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Official website of Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit

Department of Philosophy

Name: Dr. Abey Koshy

Designation: Associate Professor

Address: Dept. of Philosophy, SSUS, Kalady

Phone: 9446288769

Email: aby.koshy6@gmail.com

1)  Post Doctoral Research in Philosophy.   Dept. of Humanities and Social      Sciences, I I T , New Delhi.  1997-98

2)  Ph D in Philosophy.   Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.  1990-95

3)  Research Scholar in Philosophy in Kerala University. 1987-89

4)  MA in Philosophy.  Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala. 

5)  BA in Philosophy.  University of Kerala

6)  Certificate Progrmme in German Language, Dept. of German, University of Kerala 

7)  JRF of UGC

PG, MPhil., Ph.D.
Continental Philosophy, Aesthetics

1) "Body with and Without Organs: Two Readings of Nietzsches Body Politic",  JICPR  (Peer Reviewed Quarterly International  Journal, ISSN No.0970-7794), Vol.xxviii, No.3, July-Sept. 2011, (Articles Published in this journal are indexed in Philosophers index, USA)

2) "The Feminine and the Question of Truth in Nietzsches Philosophy", Indian Philosophical Quarterly, (ISSN No.0376-415 X),  Vol. XXVI No.1, January 1999. (Articles Published in this journal are indexed in Philosophers index, USA)

3) "Heideggers Interrogation of Modernity", Indian Philosophical quarterly, (ISSN No. 0376-415X), Vol. XXIX No.4, October 2002. (Articles Published in this journal are indexed in Philosophers index, USA)

4) "Emmanuel Levinass Move Beyond Language and Ontology", Advances in Arts and Ideas (ISSN No. 0973-2373), Vol.III, No.2, 2007

5) "Globalization, Ethics and Education: A Counter Perspective", in Niravu, A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, Vol. IV, March 2003

7) Emmanuel Levinas and Deconstructive Turn of Ethics, Published in the seminar proceeding as full paper, St. Thomas College, Pala, March, 2012. 

8) The Legacy of Nietzsche and Saussure in the Genesis of Contemporary Feminine Thought,  In the editorial process in Journal of Indian Council of Philosophical Research ( JICPR , A Peer Reviewed Quarterly Journal, ISSN No.0970-7794)

9) On Composition and Decomposition of the Body: Rethinking Health and Illness ,  Springer published Journal of Indian Council of Philosophical Research (JICPR, A  Peer Reviewed Quarterly Journal, ISSN No.0970-7794), Volume 32: 1,  January April 2015.

10) Towards a Feminist Politics of Love, Accepted for Publication in Springer published JICPR, (A  Peer Reviewed Quarterly Journal, ISSN No.0970-7794).

11) Libidinal Dimension of Levinasian Ethics,  in the Journal Advances in Arts and Ideas Issue of  2010, No. 1 (ISSN No. 0973-2373).

12) "Reinvigorating the Body: A Critical Analysis of Agency in Nietzsche, Foucault and Deleuze". Indian Philosophical quarterly, (ISSN No. 0376-415X), Vol. 41,  No. 1-4, January, 2016.

13) Body as the Site of Levinass Ethics in the editorial process of Levinas Studies Journal, Dequesne University Press, USA


Published articles in Malayalam Language

14) "Unmayude Parpidam" (The House of Being), Bhashaposhini,( ISSN- 0975-220X), Vol. 26, No.12, May 2003

15) "Snehathile Dharmikatha" (The Ethics involved in Love), Mathrubhoomi Weekly, Vol.82, No. 22, August 1, 2004

16) "Jeevechayude Akhosham" (Celebration of the Will to Life), Bhashaposhini, ,( ISSN-0975-220X),  Vol. 28, No. 7, December 2004.

17) "Pennezhuthu oru Utharadhunika Vimarsham" (Woman Writing: A Postmodern Critique), Sahithya Lokam, Vol. XXVI, No.2, March-April 2001 

18) "Paristhithiyude Darsanika Pariprekshyam"  (Environmental Issues in a Philosophical Perspective), Kalakaumudi, No.994, October 2, 1993

19) "Freedom and the Work of Art of Commitment", Asaya Samanvayam, January 1997

20) "Maithrikkumappuram" (Beyond Friendship), Pachakkuthira (A Monthly Interdisciplinary journal published by DC Books), Vol.2, No.4, November 2005. 

21) "Samoohikathayilninnum Samudayikathayilekku" (From  Society to Community), A paper in Malayalam, accepted and  to be published in August2013 in the book titled Samoohikaarogyam: Chila Chinthakal (ISBN 978-93-5104-808-4  ), Published by Institute of Social and Ecological Studies, Kozhikode.

22) "Samoohathilninnum Samudayathilekku", Vijnanakairali, Volume 45, Issue No.1,  January 2014, (Vijnana Kairali is a monthly Journal Published by Kerala State Language Institute).

23) "Sareerathinte Udgradhanavum Shidhileekaraavum", (On Devaluation of Human Body in Contemporary Times), Bhashaposhini ( ISSN-0975-220X), Vol.38, Issue No.2, February 2014.

24) "Adhikaravazhchayude Sookshma Roopangal", (On Bio-political Power),  Bhashaposhini, (ISSN-0975-220X) ,Vol 38. Issue No. 4, April 2014. 

25) "Malayala bhashayude Rakshakkayi", (Malayalam Language and the Being of the People of Kerala),  Bhashaposhini, ( ISSN-0975-220X), Vol. Vol. 38, Issue No. 12, December 2014.

26)  "Sthraina Rathiyude Veendeduppu: Oru Sneha Rshtreeyam", (Politics of Love and Feminine Sexuality),  Bhashaposhini, ( ISSN-0975-220X),  Vol. 40., Issue No. 4., April 2016.

27) "Apanirmanathinte Vimochana Rashtreeyam" ( The Emancipatory Politics of Deconstruction), in Ezhuthu Book One, Issue No. 9, July 2016

28) "Chhidram Cheyyappetta Adhunika Sareerangal" (Fractured Bodies of Modernity), in Navamalayali Online, 20 June, 2016

1) Malabar Kalapam (Malayalam), 236 pages, DC Books, Kottayam, 2004. (Translation of Against Lord and State, Oxford University Press, by K N Panikkar, 1989).
Awarded : 15

Awarded : One

Presently Guiding   :   Six

1)  Thought Turning Feminine: The Legacy of Nietzsche and Saussure in Articulating the Repressed

International Seminar on Beyond the Linguistic Turn: Literature, Culture and Philosophy, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 22nd 26th January 2002. 

2) A Critique of Daya Krishnas Interpretation of Indian Philosophy. 

ICPR sponsored Seminar on The Philosophy of Daya Krishna, University of Hyderabad, 16th 18th January 2002. 

3) Towards a Non Theoretical Thinking: The Heideggerian Answer to Modernity

World Philosophy Conference, New Delhi, 28th Dec. 2000 1st Jan. 2001

4) Globalisation Ethics and  Education: A Counter Perspective

National seminar on Globalisation, Education and Ethics, St. Thomas College, Kozhencherry, 12th 14th August 2002.

5) The Deleuzian Critique of the Psychoanalytic Idea of Consciousness

National Seminar on Consciousness, Value and society Organised by Indian Institute of Advanced study, Shimla, Held in Goa, 17th 18th  January 2003,

6) Translation as Interpretation: A Poststrucuralist Critique    National Seminar on Translation Today: State and  Issues. University of Kerala, Trivandrum, 23rd 25th August 2005. 

7) Deconstructive Method of Jacques Derrida

TMAM Research and Orientation Center & School of Social Sciences, MG University, Kottayam, 11th November 2005.

8) From Religiosity to the Messianic: Levinas and Derrida 

ICPR sponsored National Work-shop: Understanding Religious Practices: Going Beyond Philosophy of Religion, 25th 27th April 2007.

9) Saying over the Said: Levinass Move Beyond Language and Being

International Seminar on Truth Interpretation and Language, ICPR in Collaboration with University of Mumbai, 20th 22nd March 2007.

10) The Move Beyond Language: The Poststructuralist Critique of Emmanuel Levinas, National Seminar, Sanskrit Grammar and Recent Trends in Linguistics, S.S University, Kerala, 13th- 15th February, 2008. 

11) Messianic and the Religious: Derridas Critique of Levinasian Ethics, National Seminar on Advaita Vedanta: Problems and Prospects, S.S University, Kerala, 11th 13th March, 2008.

12) Body With and Without Organs: Two Readings of Nietzsche , ICPR sponsored National Seminar on Theorizing Body: Problems and Perspectives, University of Calicut, 27th- 29th January, 2010

13) Gadamer and the Question of Interpretation, ICPR sponsored International Philosophy Day, Colloquium on Hermeneutics of Dialogue, University of Calicut, November, 2009 

14) Genealogy as a Method of History, Dan Thottankara memorial National seminar on Lines of Flight: Beyond Theory, Sacred Heart College, Thevara, Cochin, 2-3 March 2009.

15) On Composition and Decomposition of the Body: A Counter Perspective of Health, National seminar on The Enigma of Health, Indian Institute of technology, Gandhinagar, Ahmedbad, Gujarath, February, 2011.

16) Deciphering the Libidinal Dimension of Levinasian Ethics, National Seminar on Singularities: Philosophy, Literature and Culture, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 9th 10th January 2012.

17) Being and Its Beyond Working Paper presented in the Three-day International Conference on Post-phenomenology, Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, kalady, 30th January to 1st February 2012.

18) Welcoming the Other: Understanding Hospitality as Justice, ICPR sponsored National Seminar on Justice and Multiculturism, Dravidian University, Kuppam, 8th 10th February, 2012.

19) Towards a Non-Theoretical Thinking: Heidegger and Modernity National Seminar on Comparative Philosophy, organized by Department of Vedanta, SSUS, 1st, 2nd, & 3rd March, 2000.

20) Levinas and Deconstructive Turn of Ethics, UGC sponsored National Seminar on Ethical Criticism in the Postmodern Context, St. Thomas College, Pala, 29th 31st March, 2012.

21) Hermeneutical Ground of Upanisadic Bhasyas of Sankara, International Seminar on Perspectives on Sree Sankara: Classical and Contemporary Readings, S. S University, Kalady, 18-19 February, 2013. 

22) Environmental Activism from a Deep Ecological Perspective, paper presented in National Seminar on Environmentalism: Predicaments and Practices, S.S University, Kalady, 18-20 March, 2013. 

23) Made a presentation on Ethics and Beings Interest in Levinas Philosophy Summer Seminar on Emmanuel Levinas: The Origin of Responsibility Organised by Humanities Institute, State University of New York at Buffalo, held in Vilnius, Lithuania, 8th-12th July, 2013. 

24) Biopolitics and the Contemporary Human Condition paper presented in National Seminar on Philosophy and the Political, University of Calicut, 6th 7th March 2014. 

25) Towards a Justice Beyond Law, paper presented in UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Theorizing Ethics: Prospects and Challenges, Kerala Varma College, Thrissur, India, 20th 22nd January, 2015

26) An Excavation of Feminine Desire in Deleuze and Guattari  presented in International Deleuze Studies in Asia Conference, Manipal Centre for Humanities and Social Sciences. June 5th to June 7th. 2015. 

27) Libidinal Dimension of Levinasian Ethics,  presented in Levinas Philosophy Summer Seminar on Emmanuel Levinas: The Origin of Responsibility Organised by Humanities Institute, State University of New York at Buffalo, held in Vilnius, Lithuania, 8th-12th July, 2013.

28) Body: As a Key Term in Contemporary Thinking in the Three Day National Seminar on Thakkol Vakkukal, Vichara Mathrukakal, U.C College, Aluva,  January 20 22,  2016.

29) Justice Beyond Law, An invited Lecture delivered in the Department of Philosophy, University of Calicut on January 20 7 2016

30) Truth and Method in the Perspective of Phenomenology, Hermeneutics and Posstructuralism, Federated Faculty for Research in Religion and Culture, Kottayam, August 23, 2016.

1) Horizons of Philosophy: A Two-day National Seminar on Twentieth Century Philosophy (1999), at Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit.

2) State of the Art Lecture in Philosophy by Prof. Arindam Chakrabarthy & Two-day Work shop on Doing Philosophy in India (2004). At Sree Sankaracharya University.  

3) Environmental Thought in Phenomenological Tradition, ICPR sponsored International Philosophy Day Seminar (Dec.2009), At SSUS, Kalady

4) Rethinking Academic Philosophy, KSHEC sponsored 10 day The Erudite Program at Sree Sankaracharya University, Kalady, 6th17th December, 2011

5) Being and Its Beyond, Three-Day International Conference on Post-phenomenology, Sponsored jointly by ICPR and SSUS, at Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady, 30th January to 1st February 2012.

6) Two Day Colloquium on Poststructuralism and Language, SSUS, 10 -11 March, 2016 .

1) Member, Board of Studies (Philosophy, UG), Kerala University (2011-   )

2) Member, Board of Studies (Philosophy, UG), Calicut University (2010-2013)

3) Member, Academic Council, Sree Sankaracharya University, (2009- 2012) 

4) Member, Kerala Philosophy Association. 

5) Member. PG Board of Studies, Calicut University, (2013-  2015  ) 

6) Member, PG Board of Studies, Maharajas College, Ernakulam (2015-  )

Captain and Member of college teams where studied: Foot Ball & Table Tennis

About Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit

The University was established two decades ago in the name of the illustrious Indian philosopher Jagad Guru Adi Sankara in his place of birth at Kalady. The basic objective of the University is to impart knowledge in various branches of Sanskrit, Indology, Indian culture, Indian and Foreign languages, Indian philosophy, Fine Arts and Social Sciences and to promote the study and research in Sanskrit and other systems of Indian knowledge. As a centre of cultural heritage and a house for indigenous art forms, the University is envisioned to harmonize the society through educational excellence.