On Daya Krishna

Books

Monographs and Edited Volumes:

Chandel, B. & Sharma, K L. (Eds.), The Philosophy of Daya Krishna, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers, Delhi, 1996.

  • Summary: Professor Daya Krishna has over the last four decades of this century, written extensively on the relations between logic and empirical reality, the nature of philosophy and the art of philosophizing, the problem of freedom and its relation to values, analysed issues in social and political philosophy, and put forward a new counter- Perspective on Indian philosopher. In this volume, his ideas and writings are subjected to close critical scrutiny by some of the foremost philosophers of India, such as J. N. Mohanty, D. P. Chattopadhyaya, Sibajiban Bhattacharyya, P. K. Sen, K. J. Shah. The detailed reply by Professor Daya Krishna to each of them turns the volume into a philosophical debate on these issues in contemporary India.

 

Shail Mayaram (Ed.), Philosophy as Saṃvāda and Svarāj. Dialogical Meditations on Daya Krishna and Ramchandra Gandhi, Sage Pub., Delhi, 2014.

  • Sharma, K. L. & Bhatnagar, R. S. (Eds.), Philosophy, Society and Action, Essays in Honour of Prof. Daya Krishna, Aalekh Publishers, Jaipur, 1984.

  • Venkatesh, M. R., A Gandhi and a Socratic Gadfly, in Memory of Two Indian Philosophers, Prism Art Press, Chennai, 2008.

Articles
Special Issues:

Philosophy East and West, Volume 58, Number 4, October 2008: Remembering Daya Krishna (1924-2007). With the contributions of:

Philosophy East and West, Volume 63, Number 4, October 2013: Special Issue: Remembering the Work of Daya Krishna and Govind Chandra Pande. Guest Editors: Jay Garfield and Arindam Chakrabarti. With the contributions of:

Individual Contributions:
  • Balasubramanian, R., ‘Daya Krishna’s Retrospective Illusion’, in Journal of Indian Council of Philosophical Research, 14 (1) (Sept-Dec 1996), pp. 137-156.

  • Bhatnagar, R. S., ‘On Binod Kumar Agarwala’s Response to Daya Krishna’s Essay on Kant’s Categories’, in Journal of Indian Council of Philosophical Research, 19 (4) (Oct-Dec 2002), pp.137-147.

  • Bhattacharyya, K., Philosophy: Influence of Theory on Practice - Comments’, in Philosophy: Theory and Practice, Proceedings of the International Seminar on World Philosophy, Madras, December 7-17, 1970, T. M. P. Mahadevan (Ed.), The Centre for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Madras, 1974, pp. 319-323.

  • Brandner, R., ‘Should one try to understand Indian Philosophy on the Western model? Fundamental defect in Daya Krishna’s approach to the ‘understanding of the Indian Philosophy’, Journal of Indian Council of Philosophical Research, 16 (2) (January-April 1999), pp. 141-145.

  • Chandra, S., ‘An Illusive Historiography of the View that the World is Māyā: Professor Daya Krishna on the Historiography of Vedānta’, in Journal of Indian Council of Philosophical Research, 14 (2) (January-April 1997), pp. 123-133.

  • Chattopadhyaya, D. P., ‘Kant on Categories: Forward and Backward’, in Journal of Indian Council of Philosophical Research, 18 (4) (October-December 2001), pp. 13-26.

  • Coquereau, E., ‘Relational Consciousness: Subjectivity and Otherness in Daya Krishna’s philosophy’, in Unzugänglichkeit des Selbst. Philosophische Perspektiven auf die Subjektivität, F. Gurjanov (Ed.), Traugott Bautz, Nordhausen, 2016, pp. 299-325.

  • Coquereau, E., ‘Seeking values in Daya Krishna’s philosophy’, in Kontexte des Leiblichen, Contexts of Corporality, C. Nielsen, K. Novotny, T. Nenon (Eds), Traugott Bautz, Nordhausen, 2016, pp. 125-149.

  • Mishra, G., ‘The Parliament of Philosophies – Majority View Condemned, A Critique of Daya Krishna’s views on Vedānta in the First Millenium AD’, in Journal of Indian Council of Philosophical Research, 16 (1) (September-December 1998), pp. 135-145.

  • Panneerselvam, S., ‘A Rejoinder to Daya Krishna’, in Journal of Indian Council of Philosophical Research, 14 (3) (May-August 1997), pp. 150-153.`

  • Potter, K. H., ‘Reply to Daya Krishna’s Review of Bibliography of Indian Philosophies (Third Edition)’, in Journal of Indian Council of Philosophical Research, 15 (1) (1997), pp. 120-122.

  • Raveh, D., ‘Text as a Process: Thinking with Daya Krishna’, in Sandhān, Journal of Centre for Studies in Civilizations, Vol. VII (2) (July-December 2007), pp. 191-205.

  • Xavier, C. J., ‘Saṃvāda as Successful Communication: Daya Krishna's Ideas on Dialogue in Communication’, in Indian Philosophical Quarterly, 43 (1-4) (April 2017), pp. 197-212.

  • Weiner, S., ‘Dialogue as Art – Reading Vikas Swarup’s Q & A with Daya Krishna’, in Culture and Dialogue, 2 (1), (2012), pp. 3-14.

Contribution in Hindi:

Yashdev Shalya on the philosophy of Daya Krishna 

‘Daya Krishna ka samaaj-darshanik vimarsh’, Bhartiya Darshan ke 50 Varsh, Ambika Datta Sharma (Ed.), Vishvavidyalaya Prakashan, Sagar, 2006, pp. 181-202.

Book Reviews

  • Bhatnagar, R. S., ‘Daya Krishna: The Problematic and Conceptual Structure of Classical Indian Thought About Man, Society and Polity’, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 1996, pp. x + 198.’, in Journal of Indian Council of Philosophical Research, Special Issue, 2002, pp. 113-137.

  • Kalla, S., ‘Daya Krishna, Prolegomena to any Future Historiography of Cultures and Civilizations’, Project of History of Indian Sciences, Philosophy and Culture, 1997, pp. xi + 241, Rs 280.’, in Journal of Indian Council of Philosophical Research, Special Issue, June 2001, pp. 239-246.

  • Kantak, V. Y., ‘Daya Krishna, Mukund Lath and F. E. Krishna (Eds.): Bhakti: A Contemporary Discussion’, Indian Council of Philosophical Research, New Delhi, 2000, pp. vi + 257, PB, Rs 300’, in Journal of Indian Council of Philosophical Research, Special Issue, 2002, pp. 168-177.

  • Karla, S., ‘Review Article: Daya Krishna, Prolegomena to any Future Historiography of Cultures and Civilizations’, Project of History of Indian Sciences, Philosophy and Culture, 1997, pp. xi + 241, Rs 280, Journal of Indian Council of Philosophical Research Special Issue (June 2001), Ed. G. C. Pande and Daya Krishna, pp. 239-246.

  • Kaul, R. K., ‘Historiography of Civilizations: A Review’, in Journal of Indian Council of Philosophical Research, 14 (1) (September-December 1996), pp. 174-179.

  • Miri, M., ‘Daya Krishna, Indian Philosophy: A Counter Perspective’, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 1991, pp. 217.’, in Journal of Indian Council of Philosophical Research, 11 (2) (1993), pp. 145-150.

  • Mukherjee, A., ‘The Nature of Philosophy. By Daya Krishna, With a New Introduction by Mrinal Miri’, Indian Council of Philosophical Research, New Delhi, 2009’, in Journal of Indian Council of Philosophical Research, 27 (4) (October-December 2010), pp. 117-130.

Encyclopedia Article

  • ‘Daya Krishna’, by D. Raveh, in The Encyclopedia of Philosophy of Religion, S. Goetz and C. Taliaferro (Eds.), Wiley-Blackwell, New Jersey. (forthcoming)

* This bibliographical list comprises all the entries that I could locate on Daya Krishna's philosophy. However, at this point of research, exhaustivity cannot be claimed.  Additions and corrections are welcome via the contact form of the website. (compiled by Elise Coquereau-Saouma)

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