Sundar Sarukkai

Scholar-in-Residence

Sundar Sarukkai Sundar Sarukkai

BSc (St. Joseph's College, Bangalore), MSc (Indian Institute of Technology), PhD (Purdue)

Dr. Sundar Sarukkai is a Professor of Philosophy at the National Institute of Advanced Studies, Indian Institute of Science Campus in Bangalore. He comes to King’s as the History of Science and Technology Programme Visiting Scholar-in-Residence for the Fall of 2017.

Dr. Sarukkai is one of India’s leading public intellectuals and philosophers, having established the Manipal Centre for Philosophy and Humanities (Manipal University) and the section on “Philosophy and Humanities” at the National Institute. His highly respected work covers a wide range of topics, from classic philosophy of science, globalised humanities, phenomenology, and the interactions of Western and non-Western forms of knowledge.