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Dr Anthony Savari Raj L


Department of Arts School of Humanities & Social Sciences


    Anthony Savari Raj L is Professor in the Department of Philosophy at Manipal University Jaipur.


    • Teaches Philosophy to undergraduate students.
    • Faculty Coordinator of SOPHIA (Philosophy) Club, MUJ
    • Offers PhD guidance
    • Formerly faculty coordinator of cultural activities of the University.


    Books Published

    • 2021, Cross-Cultural Human, Asha Mukherjee (Co-Editor), Washington, DC: The Council for Research in Values and Philosophy (CRVP) (forthcoming)

    • 2010, Ecosophical Justice: Ecology, Justice and Raimon Panikkar (Capuchin Publication Trust, Darshan Research Series, Bangalore)
    • 1998, A New Hermeneutic of Reality:  Raimon Panikkar's Cosmotheandric Vision (Frankfurt, Berlin, New York, Bern, Paris, Wien: Peter Lang AG.  ISBN  3-906760-31-6 (European Academic Publisher)



    • 2020, “Sacred Secularity: Aparigraha in Contemporary Indian Christian Thought and Practice,” Brahmavidyā – The Adyar Library Bulletin – Vol. 84, 2020, The Adyar Library and Research Centre, Chennai. [ISSN 0972-2106], pp. 241-257.
    • 2019, “From Unity to Harmony. Raimon Panikkar’s Advaitic Trinitarianism,” Transformative Harmony. Ed. Ananta Kumar Giri. Delhi: Studera Press, pp. 181-188. ISBN 10: 9385883216.
    • 2017 “Cosmic “Cosmic Confidence in Interreligious Spirituality,” The Annals of the University of Bucharest - Philosophy Series, [S.l.], v. 66, n. 1, July 2017. ISSN 0068-3175. Available at: <>
    • 2017, “Cultural Innovation through a New Hermeneutic of Reality,” Pathways of Creative Research. Towards a Festival of Dialogues. Ed. Ananta Kumar Giri. Delhi: Primus Books, 2017, pp. 295-307.  ISBN: 978-93-84082-05-5
    • 2016   “Lady Philosophy,”
    • 2015, “Development as Cultural Innovation: Some Cross-cultural Considerations,” New Horizons of Human Development. Ed. Ananta Kumar Giri.  Delhi: Studera Press, pp. 73-84. 
    • 2012, “Cosmic Confidence: Panikkar’s Proposal and Knitter’s Critique,” Raimon Panikkar. Being Beyond Borders (A Commemorative Volume), ed.  Johnson Puthenpurackal, Bangalore: Asian Trading Corporation, 2012, pp. 404-26
    • 2010, "Interpreting Across Boundaries: Raimon Panikkar’s Diatopical Hermeneutics." In Intercultural Philosophy. New Aspects and Methods, edited by Fritz G. Wallner, F. Schmidsberger, and Franz Martin Wimmer, Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang AG, pp. 133-146. ISBN: 978-3-631-57989-3
    • 2007, “The End of Reality: Raimon Panikkar’s Cosmotheandric Vision and Its Implications,” Journal of Indian Council of Philosophical Research (JICPR), New Delhi, Volume XXIV, Number 1, pp. 131-54. ISSN: 0970- 7794
    • 2007, “The Religion of the Future in Our Globalized World,” After Globalization.  Essays in Religion, Culture and Identity, ed. JyotirmayaTripathy, New Delhi: Allied Publishers Pvt. Ltd., pp. 44-55. ISBN: 10-8424-280-8
    • 2007, "Towards a Transhistorical Existence:  Cross-Cultural Reflections on Human Time-Consciousness," Indian Philosophical Quarterly, Vol. 34, .No 1, pp.61-74. ISSN: 0376-415.




Subject Subject code Semester
Ecophilosophy AT 1490 IV
Modern Indian Thought AT2144 III
Contemporary Western Philosophy AT2145 III
Intercultural Philosophy AT2246 IV


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
PhD Philosophy University of Madras 1995


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
University of West Indies, Jamaica ICCR Chair of Indian Studies (Ministry of External Affairs, Govt of India) Teaching, Research, Public Lectures Nov 2019 to August 2021
Manipal University Jaipur Professor Teaching, Research, MPhil and PhD Guidance August 2016 to Present
George Mason University, USA Fulbright-Nehru Visiting Lecturer Teaching & Research 1 Sept 2012 to 31 December 2012
Manipal University Jaipur Associate Professor Teaching, Research, MPhil and PhD Guidance June 2012 to July 2016
University of Madras Lecturer (Part Time and Full time) Teaching, Research, and and PhD Guidance 13 years
Indian Institute of Technology, (IIT) Chennai Visiting Faculty Teaching 5 years


Area of Interest

Intercultural Philosophy, Cross-Cultural Philosophy of Religion

Area of Expertise

Intercultural Philosophy, Cross-Cultural Hermeneutics

Area of Research

Ecophilosophy, Cross-Cultural Philosophy of Religion, Technology and Human Liberation

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Member, Society for Intercultural Philosophy (SIP), Germany.
  • Member, Editorial Committee, Methexis Journal, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Romania
  • Member, ISVS Institute, Romania.
  • Member, Editorial Committee, Philosophy, Culture and Traditions, St. Francis Xavier University, Nova Scotia, Canada.
  • Member, Editorial Committee, CIRPIT, Italy.
  • Member, Council for Research in Values in Philosophy (CRVP), Catholic University of America, Washington DC, USA.
  • Life Member, Indian Philosophical Congress.
  • Member, Association of Christian Philosophers of India.
  • Member, Association of British Scholars of India, Chennai Chapter.
  • Member, Chennai Association for Science, Humanities and Religion (CASHR).