Who are we ?

  Dr. Sundar Sarukkai is the founder of the Barefoot Philosophers initiative. His work is primarily in the philosophy of natural and social sciences. He is the author of Translating the World: Science and Language (2002), Philosophy of Symmetry (2004) , Indian Philosophy and Philosophy of Science (2005), What is Read more…

What is barefoot philosophers?

The idea for Barefoot Philosophers started a long time ago in the many workshops and summer schools which Sundar Sarukkai used to organize. He felt a great interest and need by students from different disciplines to learn philosophy – sometimes about what philosophers had said but most times about the Read more…

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Why Barefoot?

by Sundar Sarukkai …. Bare is in. All the enlightened souls I meet – mostly those in Delhi academic circles – keep talking about somebody called Agamben and his idea of ‘bare life’. I must confess that I don’t understand what the fuss about this ‘bare life’ is about. Much Read more…

Barefoot

by Sundar Sarukkai Bare is in. All the enlightened souls I meet – mostly those in Delhi academic circles – keep talking about somebody called Agamben and his idea of ‘bare life’. I must confess that I don’t understand what the fuss about this ‘bare life’ is about. Much before Read more…

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