University of Hawaii

These grants were used for research and teaching and student support in non-dualism philosophies.  
The project coordinator is Professor Arindam Chakrabarti, Professor of Philosophy, University of Hawaii.  

The following are essays written by Infinity sponsored students:


The University held the following lectures:  
 

10/18/00 & 10/20/00
Sir Peter F. Strawson,
Emeritus Fellow and Former Waynflete Professor of Metaphysical Philosophy Magdalen College, Oxford Univeristy, U.K.,
Topics: "Philosophy and Committment: Left, Right and Center," "A Category of Particulars"
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11/19/99
Terence Parsons,
Professor of Philosophy,
University of California, Irvine
Topic: "What Cannot Be Said: Paradoxes and Solutions from Indian Philosophy of Language, Frege and Russell"
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 5/1/99
Mark Siderits,
Professor of Philosophy,
Illinois State University
Topic: "Empty Persons: Madhyamaka, Simple Non-dualism and Concern for Others"
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4/23/99
Huw Price,
Professor of Natural Metaphysics,
School of Philosophy,
University of Sydney, Australia
Topic: "Teleology and Time-Symmetry in Microphysics"
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2/5/99
Wendy Doniger,
Mircea Eliade Professor of the History of Religions,
The Divinity School and Department of South Asian Language and Civilizations at the University of Chicago
Topic: "Gender and Memory in the Yogavasistha: The Case of Cudala"
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 12/4/98
Jay Garfield,
Chairman of Cognitive Sciences,
Smith College.
Topic: "Nagarjuna's Account of Causality: Consequences of Sacred and Profane"
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11/20/98
Henry Stapp,
Professor of Physics,
University of California, Berkeley
Topic: "Mental Force and Freewill in the Quantum Universe"
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 10/22/98
Johannes Bronkhorst,
Professor of Sanskrit and Indian Studies,
Lausanne University,
Switzerland
Topic: "The Peacock-Egg: Bhartrhari on Language and Reality"
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3/13/98
Stephen Phillips,
Professor of Philosophy,
University of Texas at Austin  
Topic: "Is Even Mystical Knowledge of a Non-Dual Brahman Possible?:   A Casual Objection" 
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2/13/98
J.N. Mohanty,
Woodruff Professor of Philosophy,
Emory University  
Topic: "Consciousness, Indian Philosophy, and Contemporary Physics:   Prospects and Problems" and gave a seminar on the work of  Hegel and Husserl
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"Quantum Physics and Vedanta" 10/17/97
A. Goswami,
Professor of Physics,
University of Oregon  
Topic: "Quantum Physics and Vedanta"



An advanced seminar is being taught on the Yoga Vasistha ancient text.