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Dr. Manoranjan Mallick

Manoranjan Mallick Name : Dr.   Manoranjan Mallick
Designation : Assistant Professor
Qualification : Ph.D. (IIT Bombay)
Phone No. : +91-9969169258
E-mail ID : manoranjan(dot)mallick(at)gmail(dot)com
  • Analytic Philosophy, Philosophy of Wittgenstein, Ethics
  • Ethics, Post-Kantian and Contemporary Philosophy, Western Epistemology, Philosophy of Wittgenstein, Major trends in Odishan Philosophy
  1. Guidance :
    1. MPhil Guidance:
      Sl No  Name of the Scholar Year of award of Degree Topic of MPhil Thesis Summary of the Research Outcome(In 100 Words)
      1 Rashmi Prava Mohanty 2019 Wittgenstein on Private Language
      2 Utkalika Priyadarsini Behera 2019 The Problem of Meaning with reference to Wittgenstein and Sankara
      3 Sumitra Mallick 2018 The Concept of Liberation with Special Reference to Sankaracharya
      4 Kalyani Dash 2018 Wittgenstein’s Notion of Religion
      5 Sadashiv Nanda 2017 Peter Singer’s Perspective of Ethical Globalization
    2. PhD Guidance:
      Sl No  Name of the Scholar Year of award of Degree Registration No Name of the Co-guide if any Fellowship received if any during research Topic of PhD Thesis Summary of the Research Outcome(In 100 Words)
  2. Journal Publications :
    1. International Publications:
      1 Manoranjan Mallick Wittgenstein on ‘The realm of Ineffable' Vol-Philosophy Pathways Electronic Journal, issue-Issue No. 217, ISSN-2043–0728, 2016-17
      2 Manoranjan Mallick Privacy of Moral Perspective Vol-Journal of Indian Council of Philosophical Research (JICPR), Springer, Vol. 32, issue-Issue. 1, ISSN-0970-7794, 2015-16
      3 Manoranjan Mallick Wittgenstein’s View on Nonsensicality of Ethics Vol-Philosophia E-Journal of Philosophy and Culture, Vol. 8 , issue-No. 8, ISSN-1314-5606, 2014-15
    2. National Publications:
      1 Manoranjan Mallick Two Major Pillars of the Tractarian Metaphysics Vol-Journal of the All Odisha Philosophical Association (JAOPA), Vol.4, issue-No. 1, ISSN-2395-2784, 2018-19
      2 Manoranjan Mallick The Realm of Ineffable Truth: a Tractarian Concern Vol-Indian Journal Of Analytical Philosophy, (IJAP), Vol. 6, issue- No. 1, ISSN-0976-2337, 2016-17
      3 Wittgenstein on ‘Nonsense’ Vol-Indian Philosophical Quarterly (IPQ), Vol. 41, issue-No. 1-4, ISSN-0376-415X, 2014-15
      4 Manoranjan Mallick What is ‘Higher’ About Values: A Wittgensteinian response Vol-Journal of Indian Council of Philosophical Research (JICPR), Vol. 29, issue-No. 2, ISSN-0970-7794, 2012-13
      5 Manoranjan Mallick The Tractarian Notion of Philosophical Self: an Indian Philosophical Reading , Vol: 7, No: 2, June-December, 2008, pp. 138-160. Vol-Omega-Indian Journal of Science and Religion, Vol. 7, issue-No. 2, 2008-09
      6 Manoranjan Mallick Gandhian Concept of Humanism: Way to Global Harmony Vol-Sarvodaya, Vol. 4, issue- No. 5, 2006-07
    3. Review Articles(State Level Publications):
  3. Conference Publication(Presented/Published in proceedings):



    1. Presented/Published in proceedings
      1 “Wittgenstein’s Transcendental ethics: a Response to R.C. Pradhan” ed. by Prof. R.K. Panda, Language, Mind & Reality: A Reflection on Philosophical Thoughts of Prof. R.C. Pradhan, (ISSN: 978-93-83803-16-3), Overseas Press, New Delhi, 2015, Pp. 231-248.
  1. Edited Books :
  2. Text Books :
  3. Book Chapters :
    1 “Running Against the Boundaries: Wittgensteinian Perspectives of Ethics in Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus” ed. by Dr. K. C. Pandey, Perspectives on Wittgenstein’s Unsayable, (ISSN: 10: 818997355X), Readworthy Publications, New Delhi, India, 2008, Pp. 20-38.
    2 Wittgenstein’s Transcendental Ethics: a response to Rajendra Prasad” ed. by Dr. Harishchandra Sahoo, Ethics: theory and practice (ISBN 81-89778-92-7), Lipika, Puri, Bhubaneswar, 2018, Pp. 33-45.
  4. Research Books :
  1. Workshops:
    1 “Holism and Its Alternative”, organized by the Department of Philosophy, Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata, 20th to 24th February, 2006.
    2 “Gandhi Vichar Camp”, organized for University students at Gopuri, Wardha, December 23, 2003 to January 1, 2004.
  2. Seminars:
    1 “The notion of happiness in early Wittgenstein” in the UGC sponsored interdisciplinary national seminar on Buddha and Wittgenstein on Culture and Values, organized by Centre for Mahayana Buddhist Studies at Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur, Andra Pradesh, 14th – 16th March, 2019.
    2 “What is ‘Supernatural about Values’?” in the 3rd Ludwig Wittgenstein International Conference of Ludwig Wittgenstein Philosophical Society held at Dept. HSS, IIT Bombay, Mumbai, 24th to 26th November, 2018.
    3 “Wittgenstein’s transcendental ethics: a response to Rajendra Prasad” in the ICSSR sponsored national seminar on Ethics: Theory and Practice, organized by B.J.B. Autonomous College, Bhubaneswar, 9th to 10th August, 2018
    4 “Wittgenstein on Value” in the 30th Annual Conference of All Orissa Philosophical Association (AOPA) held on 23rd and 25th January, 2018 at Ramadevi Women’s University, Bhubaneswar.
    5 “Two major pillars of the Tractarian metaphysics” in the 29th Annual Conference of All Orissa Philosophical Association (AOPA) held at Sri Jayadev College of Education @ Technology, Naharkanta, Bhubaneswar, 22nd to 23rd January, 2017.
    6 “Grammatical Investigation into the Working of Language: A Wittgensteinian Proposal” in the 85th session of the Indian Philosophical Congress held at Gauhati University, Guwahati, 26th to 29th October, 2010.
    7 “Revisiting Solipsism: A Wittgensteinian Way” in the Society for Student Philosophers (SSP) Annual Conference, organised by the Department of History & Philosophy, University of Texas – Pan American, Edinburg, Texas, USA, 27th to 28th March, 2009.
    8 “Wittgenstein on What can be said and What cannot be said” in the national seminar on Recent Trends in Metaphysics, organized by the Dept. of Humanities & Social Sciences, IIT Bombay, Mumbai, 18th to 20th March, 2007.
    9 “Wittgenstein on Use Theory of Meaning” in the 80th session of the Indian Philosophical Congress held at University of North Bengal, Darjeeling, 24th to 27th October, 2005.
    10 “Running Against The Boundaries: Wittgensteinian Perspective of Ethics” in the national seminar on Wittgenstein on Ethics and Religious Belief, organized by UGC and ICPR at Government College Dharamshala, Kangra, 28th to 30th September, 2005.
    11 “Vision of Humanism: a Gandhian Perspective”, in Research Scholar Mega-Conference, organized by Indian Council Philosophical Research at Gauhati University, Guwahati, 16th to18th March, 2005
    12 “Adhunik Bharat Me Gandhiki Niti: Ek Darshanik Cintana” in the 49th conference of Akhil Bharatiya Darshan Parishad held at H. N. B, University, Garhwal, 16th to 18th October, 2003.
    13 “The Message of The Upanisads”, in the Essay Competition-Cum-Young Scholars’ Seminar, organized by Indian Council Philosophical Research at Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar, 3rd to 6th June, 2004.
    14 “Wittgenstein Ka Bhasayi Khel” in the 48th conference of Akhil Bharatiya Darshan Parishad held at Himgir Research Centre, Lonavala, Pune, 28th to 30th January, 2003.
    15 “Values-Inspiring Biographies/Lives”, in the Essay Competition-Cum-Young Scholars’ Seminar, organized by Indian Council Philosophical Research, Butler Palace, Lucknow, 19th to 21st December, 2002.
1 Awarded General Fellow of Indian Council of Philosophical Research, New Delhi (ICPR-GF) 2015-17
2 Awarded Junior Research Fellow of Indian Council of Philosophical Research, New Delhi (ICPR-JRF) 2006-08
3 Second prize for the best presentation in Research Scholar Mega-Conference, organized by Indian Council of Philosophical Research (ICPR) at Guwhati University, Guwahati, 2005
  1. Teaching: 4 years
    1 Assistant Professor (Regular)- P.G. Department of Philosophy, Utkal University, from 1st January 2016 to till date
  2. Important Activities:
    1 Participated in the UGC Sponsored Refresher Course entitled “India Language & Cluture: Text & Context”, organized by UGC-HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT CENTER, Utkal University, Vani Vihar, Bhubaneswar during 4th January 2019 to 24th January 2019.
    2 Participated in the UGC Sponsored Orientation Programme entitled “Capacity Building in Higher Education”, organized by UGC-HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT CENTER, Utkal University, Vani Vihar, Bhubaneswar during 18th August 2017 to 14th September 2017.
  3. Research Projects Undertaken:
    1 Completed a project entitled: "Ethical values and Religious practices: a Wittgensteinian Reading" funded by Utkal University Research and Innovation Fund, 2019
  4. Invited Lectures:
    1 "Euthanasia” in the dept. of Philosophy, Kamala Nehru Women’s College, Bhubaneswar, on February 2, 2018.
    2 “Introduction to Ethics” in the dept. of Philosophy, Nayagarh Autonomous College, Nayagarh on January 1, 2018.
  5. Administrative/Executive experience:
    1 Joint Secretary, All Odisha Philosophical Association (AOPA)
    2 Member of the Board of Studies, Dept. of Philosophy, Nayagarh Autonomous College, Nayagarh.
    3 Seminar Advisory, P.G. Dept. of Philosophy, Utkal University
    4 Programme Officer NSS, GH-III
    5 Expert member of the ethical committee, Institute of Medical Sciences (IMS) & SUM Hospital, Bhubaneswar
    6 Academic Member of Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER), Athens, Greece.
    7 Assistant Superintendent-: GH-III
  6. Conference organized as Organizing Secretary:
    1 One day ICPR sponsored lecture programme on “Revisiting Wittgenstein on Self, Meaning, and the World” delivered by Prof. Prof. R.C. Pradhan, Formerly, HOD, Department of Philosophy, Central University of Hyderbad, funded by ICPR, New Delhi, 2nd December, 2017.
1 Life Member of Ludwig Wittgenstein Philosophical Society (LWPS)
2 Life Member of All Orissa Philosophical Association (AOPA)
3 I worked in several national projects of IIT Bombay such as NPTEL, Spoken Tutorial Projects. In NPTEL project, I assisted in preparing course materials, developing pedagogical tools and helping in procuring research materials for study purpose. I was associated with the Spoken Tutorial Project, which aimed at propagating the computer education in the rural belt of our country through organizing the workshop in school and college levels. In Spoken Tutorial Project, I supervised a team working on software translating scripts. I was also involved in many in-studio activities like dubbing and recording of the content. I worked as a reviewer for translating and dubbing software scripts from English to Odia language.
4 Life member of JICPR, since 2007