Dr. Himanshu Sekhar Samal

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Department of Philosophy.



Dr. Himansu Sekhar Samal completed his Ph. D. and M.Phil. (Philosophy) both from University of Pune and Masters Degree from University of Hyderabad. His area of research specialization is History and Philosophy of Science and areas of interest in Philosophy of Science and Technology, Cognitive Science and Philosophy of Social Science. He has been associated with the department from May 2011 onwards.

Selected Publications

  1. H. S. Samal, Notion of ‘Theory’ in Philosophy of Social Science, Journal of Indian Council of Philosophical Research (JICPR, Springer), 2020 (Reviewed).
  2. H. S. Samal, Understanding of Epistemic Justification through Foundationalism and Coherentism, Philosophical Papers: Journal of the Department of Philosophy (NBU), Volume: XV, March 2019, pp. 121-131, ISSN Number: 0976-4496. 
  3. H.S. Samal, Habermas’ Formulation of Critical Social Theory: Some New Excursions, Ravenshaw Journal of Philosophy (2019) Vol. V, pp. 106-113; ISSN: 2395-3209.
  4. H. S. Samal, Anumana as Analogical Reasoning: A Critical Analysis, PHILOSOPHIA (2016) Vol. 13, pp. 53- 66; e-ISSN: 1314-5606.
  5. H. S. Samal, Relooking at Quine’s Naturalized Epistemology, Journal of All Orissa Philosophy Association (2020); Vol. 6, ISSN: 2395-2784.