93rd IPC Details
Details of upcoming IPC
Details of First Circular. Now Available
Details of Second Circular. Awaited.
Call for Papers
Details of Paper Submission. Now Available.
Details of Registration. Now Available.
About the IPC
The Indian Philosophical Congress was established by Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore and Dr Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan in 1925. Its Silver Jubilee Session was at Calcutta University and the Golden Jubilee Session was at Delhi University. In 1985, the Diamond Jubilee session was inaugurated in Hyderabad by Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. In 2000, the Platinum Jubilee session was held in New Delhi with President K. R. Narayanan presiding as Patron. Each year, the Congress is hosted by a different university in India, as decided by the Executive Committee during the previous Congress. Philosophers, thinkers, research scholars, students & even lay people from India & abroad participate in the Congress. The Congress runs over a period of four days, with the a number of regular panels
(A) Endowment Lectures delivered by Eminent Thinkers.
1. Pratap Seth Vedanta Lecture
2. Buddha Jayanti Lecture
3. Acharya Tulsi Endowment Lecture
4. Swami Narayana Theistic Vedanta Lecture
5. Khwaja M A Hay Lecture on Humanism
6. Gujarat Vidyapeeth Lecture on Gandhian Philosophy & Peace
7. Vallabha Vedanta Lecture
8. Professor Ganesh Prasad Das Lecture on Inter-Cultural And Inter-Religious Understanding
9. Daya Krishna Memorial Lecture
10. Dr K S Murthy Memorial Lecture
11. Pappiya Ghosh Memorial Lecture
12. Saiva Siddhanta Endowment Lecture
13. Endowment lecture on Holistic Science of Life & Living as revealed by Dada Bhagwan
14. Sri Sathguru Swami Gnananda Saraswathi Endowment Lecture
(B) Two Symposia on important philosophical themes. For the 93rd IPC, these will be:
1. Social Harmony & Cohesion
2. Vada-vidhi as mode of Philosophizing
(C) Sectional Meetings, in which participants whose abstracts were accepted for the Congress present their papers. Papers are presented under the following sections:
1. History of Philosophy
2. Logic & Scientific Method
3. Metaphysics & Epistemology
4. Ethics & Social Philosophy