Dr. Sebastian Alackapally CMI
NAME: FR. SEBASTIAN ALACKAPALLY
DATE OF BIRTH: MAY 30, 1961
PROFESSION: Roman Catholic Priest; Ordained to Priesthood in 1991; Member of the religious Congregation called Carmelites of Mary Immaculate (CMI)
B.Ph. (Bachelor of Philosophy) from Darsana Institute,
B.Th. (Bachelor of Theology) from Jnanadeepa Vidya Peeth, Pune, 1987-1990.
M.Ph. (Master of Philosophy) from Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram,
Ph.D. Doctorate in Philosophy with specialization in Comparative Philosophy,
Philosophy at Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram (Pontifical Athenaeum of Philosophy, Theology and Canon Law)
Professor, Department of Philosophy,
De Paul Institute of Religion and Philosophy,
Darsana Institute of Philosophy, Wardha, Maharastra.
Ancient Indian Philosophy (Vedic Philosophy), Sruti, Religion and Philosophy of Smrti Literature, Philosophy of the Dharmasastras, Philosophy of Indian Law, Ancient Western (Greek) Philosophy, Moral Philosophy (General Ethics), Indian Linguistics and Grammar Traditions, Philosophy of Language: East-West Perspectives, Reality and Language: A Comparative Study, Social Philosophy of Blessed Chavara Kuriakose Elias, Subaltern Studies, Dalit Philosophy, Life and Philosophy of the Indian Tribals
Book: Being and Meaning: Reality and Language in Bhartrhai and Heidegger,
“Bhartrhari’s Theology of Word,” The Living Word, Vol.94, No.2, 1988
Bhartrhari’s Theology of Word,” The Living Word, Vol.94, No.3, 1988
“Bhartrhari’s Theology of Word,” The Living Word, Vol.94, No.5, 1988
“Being and Language meeting Ground for Bhartrhari and Heidegger,” in Western Encounter with Indian Philosophy, Ed. A. Thottakkara,
“The Pilgrimage of an Artist,” (Trans) in Icons of the Unseen Asian Theology through the eyes of Artist Joy Elamkunnapuzha cmi, Ed. Johnson Vadakumchery, Trivandrum, Carmel International Publishing House, 2002.
“The Golden lines of Mithila,”(Trans.) in Icons of the Unseen Asian Theology through the eyes of Artist Joy Elamkunnapuzha cmi, Ed. Johnson Vadakumchery, Trivandrum, Carmel International Publishing House, 2002.
“Modern Hindu Religious Movements and Gurus.” in Romancing the Sacred? Towards an Indian Christian Philosophy of Religion, Ed. George Karuvelil,
“Glimpses of Reality” in John Britto Chethimattam A Pioneer of Indian Christian Theology, Ed. K. Pathil and S. Kochuthara, Bangalore, Dharmaram Publications, 2007.
Book Review on Jaganath, Journal of Dharma, 30/3, 2005.
“Dharma: A Philosophy of the Self.” (Forth coming)
“A Philosophy of Education for Dalit Assertion.” In Indigenous Philosophizing Indian Horizons, Ed. Saju Chackalackal,
Dalits: Violence and Struggles for Rights “Journal of Dharma”, 34/3 (2009), 319-333.
The Sphota of Language and the Experience of Sabdatattva “Journal of Dharma,” 35/3 (2010), 203-214.
Book Review on Wilson Edattukaran, Dialogue with the World: The Concept of Body according to Merleau-Ponty and Ramanuja “Journal of Dharma,” 35/3 (2010), 313-316.
The Word (in Hindi), “Sangam Darshan,” 1/1(2009), 75-76.
Education ( in Hindi), “Sangam Darshan,” 1/2(2009),153-154.
The Priest (in Hindi), “Sangam Darshan,” 1/3(2009), 262-263.
Eco-Spirituality (in Hindi), “Sangam Darshan,” 2/3(2010).
“Indian Philosophy of Language,” in ACPI Encyclopedia of Philosophy, vol. 2, Ed. Johnson J. Puthenpurackal, Bangalore, Asian Trading Corporation, 2010.
“Concept of Language in Bhartrhari and Heidegger” in Monograph of Bangalore Association of Philosophers (forthcoming).