Profile



Name: Dr. Varun S Bhatta
Designation: Assistant Professor
Research Area: Philosophy
Department: Humanities and Social Sciences
E-Mail: varun[AT]iiserb.ac.in
Phone: +91 755 269 2713


Academic Details

  • PhD in Philosophy from National Institute of Advanced Studies (Bengaluru)
  • M.A. in Interdisciplinary Humanities from Manipal Centre for Philosophy and Humanities (Manipal)
  • B.E. in Mechanical Engineering from Sri Jayacharamarajendra College of Engineering (Mysuru)


Professional Details

  • Assistant Professor of Philosophy at HSS, IISER Bhopal (January 2021 - Present)
  • Assistant Professor of Philosophy at FLAME University (August 2020 - December 2020)
  • Narayana Guru Research Fellow at Manipal Centre for Philosophy and Humanities (2013 - 2014)
  • Associate software developer at Cognizant Technology Solutions (2006 - 2011)


Fellowships and Awards

  • Junior Research Fellowship (2017-18) from Indian Council of Philosophical Research
  • Narayana Guru Research Fellowship (2013-2014) from Manipal Centre for Philosophy and Humanities (Manipal University)


Others Details


Research Interest

  • Metaphysics and Ontology
  • Philosophy of Science
  • Philosophy of Technology
  • Philosophy of Objects
  • Relation between Modern Science and Indigenous Knowledge Systems

Writings in Popular Media

Publications

Authors Title of Article Journal Year
Varun S Bhatta
Critique of Wave-Particle Duality of Single-Photons Journal for General Philosophy of Science 2021
Varun S Bhatta
Sundar Sarukkai
Duality in Science Current Science 2020
Varun S Bhatta
Plurality of wave-particle duality Current Science 2020
Varun S Bhatta
Book Review of Philosophy of Science (At the end of the Twentieth Century) by BV Sreekantan Current Science 2020

Teaching

  • Philosophy for Science
  • Doing Philosophy: Nature of Thinking, Knowledge and Reality.