S R Bhatt

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Professor S. R. Bhatt is an eminent philosopher and sanskritist. He has been the Chairman of Indian Council of Philosophical Research, Government of India. He was General President of Indian Philosophical Congress and Akhil Bharatiya Darshan Parishad (All India Philosophy Association). He retired as Professor and Head, and Coordinator of UGC Special Assistance Programme, Department of Philosophy, University of Delhi, Delhi. For some time he was Professor and Head, Dept. of Philosophy, M. S. University, Vadodara. He is internationally known as an authority on Ancient Indian Culture, Buddhism, Jainism and Vedanta. His research areas include Indian Philosophy, Logic, Epistemology, Ethics, Value-theory, Philosophy of Education, Philosophy of Religion, Comparative Religion, Social and Political ought etc. He has lectured in many universities and research institutes of India, China, Sri Lanka, Japan, South Korea, North Korea, Turkey, Germany, United States and Trinidad. He is a member of many national and international associations. He is a Member of Board of Advisors and Regional Coordinator of Council for Research in Values and Philosophy, Washington D.C., USA, which has brought out more than 260 volumes on world cultures and civilizations. He has authored or edited more than 21 books and has more than 200 published research papers to his credit.