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Aditi Chaturvedi

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Aditi has been at Azim Premji University since January 2021. Prior to that she was an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Ashoka University from 2016-2021. She completed her PhD in Philosophy from the University of Pennsylvania with a dissertation on the role of ‘harmonia’ in Plato’s thought. 

Academic Qualifications
  • PhD (Philosophy), University of Pennsylvania, 2018
  • BA (honours in Philosophy), Williams College, 2010

Political Philosophy, Introduction to Philosophy, PRE

Areas of Interest

Ancient Greek Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Early Modern Philosophy, Philosophy of Music, Aesthetics, Environmental Philosophy, History and Philosophy of Medicine, Philosophy of Religion

Research Interests

The metaphysics, politics, and aesthetics of order in ancient Greek and ancient Indian philosophy; philosophy of music; environmental philosophy in the Indian context

Publications and Writings

“Harmonia and Rta” in Atman and Psyche: Universe and Inner Self in Early Indian and Early Greek Thought, ed. Richard Seaford, Edinburgh University Press

On-going Projects

Harmony in the Hippocratic embryology and dietetics; Empedoclean harmony; Isonomia and Harmonia: Two Early Greek Models of Balance; Dissolving the art/craft divide   

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