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Abhishek Kashyap

Email:abhishek.kashyap@apu.edu.in

Abhishek is a faculty member at the School of Arts and Sciences, and has been with the Azim Premji University since Nov 2020. He has received his PhD in Philosophy from IIT Bombay. Before starting his doctoral research, Abhishek worked as a Process Engineer in Pune. In addition to his doctorate, Abhishek has Dual B.Tech and M.Tech degrees from IIT Kharagpur

Academic Qualifications
  • Ph.D. Philosophy
  • M.Tech. Food Process Engineering
  • B.Tech. Agricultural and Food Engineering
Teaching

Philosophy of Science

Areas of Interest

Philosophy of Science, Social Epistemology

Research Interests

Philosophical problems related to theory confirmation, theory change, and disagreement

Publications and Writings
  • Kashyap A and Sirola VS (2019) The Duhem-Quine problem for equiprobable conjuncts, Studies in History and Philosophy of Science, Vol. 75, pp. 43-50
  • Kashyap A and Sirola VS (2019) The plausibility and significance of underdetermination arguments, Journal of Indian Council of Philosophical Research, Vol. 36(2), pp. 339-356
  • Kashyap A (2017) Institutions as epistemic authorities, Proceedings of the National Conference on Contemporary Issues in Epistemology, Indian Council of Philosophical Research
  • Kashyap A (2014) The Promised Land: Annexation and Terrorism, Newslaundry, https://www.newslaundry.com/2014/08/20/the-promised-land-annexation-and-terrorism
On-going Projects
  • Role of intellectual virtues in scientific reasoning
  • Underdetermination between theories of gravity
  • Epistemology of institutions


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