Conference on Life-world and Consciousness Past Events

Passed Event

Centre for Phenomenological Studies in association with the Department of Philosophy, Loyola College organized a conference on Life-world and Consciousness from 3 to 5 March 2016 at Loyola College, Chennai. Indian Council of Philosophical Research, New Delhi, sponsored the conference.

Paper Presentations

  • Life-world: An Ever-existing Ground or a Lost Paradise? The Phenomenology of Life-world in Husserl and Blumenberg: A Comparison. [Abstract]
    Mr. Abbed Kanoor l Bergische Universtität Wuppertal, Germany
  • Expressing Life-worlds: Intertwining Phenomenology and Posthumanism. [Abstract]
    Dr. Angus McBlane l Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar
  • Progress, Promise and Problems: Revisiting the Art of Techne. [Abstract]
    Dr. Anoop George l BITS Pilani, Goa Campus
  • Life-world of Dalit Women - an Emerging Counterpublic. [Abstract]
    Dr. Archana Singh l G. B. Pant Social Science Institute, Allahabad
  • Heidegger's Tool Analysis: Beyond the Ready-to-hand and Present-at-hand [Abstract]
    Mr. Ashwin Jeyanti l Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
  • The Primordial Life-world over the Phenomenologically Primordial [Abstract]
    Dr. C. V. Babu l Zakir Husain College, New Delhi

  • Intentionality of Consciousness [Abstract]
    Dr. T. K. Badrinath l Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda College, Chennai  
  • Life-world and Lived Existence: The Evolution of Gender Consciousness in Feminist Discourse [Abstract]
    Dr. V. Bharathi Harishankar l University of Madras, Chennai

  • Thinking about Thinking: Revisiting the Heideggerian Calling to Thinking [Abstract]
    Dr. Devasia M. Antony l Hindu College, University of Delhi
  • Life-world and Cultural Consciousness – Constructing an Organon of the Cultural Sciences [Abstract]

    Dr. Israel Bar-Yehuda Idalovichi l Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

  • Lebenswelt as the Bedrock of Dialogical Hermeneutics: A Phenomenology of Reading [Abstract]
    Dr. A. Joseph Dorairaj l Gandhigram Rural Institute-Deemed University, Gandhigram
  • Bringing Ideology Back In: A Critique of the Habermasian Lifeworld [Abstract]
    Dr. Kevin W. Gray l American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates 
  • Life-world and Technological Consciousness [Abstract]
    Dr. Kuruvilla Pandikattu l Jnana-Deepa Vidyapeeth, Pune 
  • Beyond Subjectivity towards Inter-Subjectivity:Grounding of Subaltern Life-world Consciousness [Abstract]
    Dr. S. Lourdunathan l Arul Anandar College, Madurai 
  • Phenomenal Intentionality: Bridging the Gap between Phenomenology and Philosophy of Mind [Abstract]
    Dr. Manidipa Sen l Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
  • Carnivalesque Humour in Milan Kundera's The Unbearable Lightness of Being and The Book of Laughter and Forgetting [Abstract]
    Dr. Meghna Christina Mudaliar  l  Christ University, Bangalore
  • Life-world and Ecological Consciousness [Abstract]

    Dr. S. Panneerselvam l University of Madras, Chennai

  • Backward Reference and Forward Referring Anticipations: Husserl’s Limits of Language [Abstract]
    Dr. Prasenjit Biswas l North Eastern Hill University, Shillong
  • Existence and Being: A Philosophical Appraisal [Abstract]
    Dr. Sarim Abbas l Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh 
  • Life-world and Religious Consciousness [Abstract]
    Dr. Sebastian Velassery l Panjab University, Chandigarh 
  • There’s no Ghost in the Machine, and it’s no Machine either! - Re-orienting Philosophy of Mind through ‘Lived Body’ [Abstract]
    Mr. Shiva Rahman l University of Calicut, Calicut
  • Heidegger's Materialism [Abstract]
    Dr. Siby K. George l Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
  • Self and the Other in the Colonial Life-world – An Existential Phenomenological Analysis [Abstract]
    Dr. M. P. Terence Samuel, Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan 
  • Life-world—A Conceptual Overview [Abstract]
    Dr. V. C. Thomas l Pondicherry University, Pondicherry
  • Quest for ‘I’:  An Existential Paradox [Abstract]
    Mr. K. Vengadachalam l Pondicherry University, Pondicherry
  • Transcendental Phenomenological Method of Husserl [Abstract]
    Dr. V. C. Thomas l Pondicherry University, Pondicherry
  • Heidegger's Hermeneutic Phenomenological Method [Abstract]
    Dr. V. C. Thomas l Pondicherry University, Pondicherry
  • Jean-Paul Sartre’s Phenomenological method, Existentialism and Ontology
    Dr. G. Vedaparayana l Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati [Abstract]


  • Life-world and Religious Consciousness
  • Life-world and Subaltern Consciousness
  • Life-world and Ecological Consciousness
  • Life-world and Technological Consciousness
  • Life-world and Cultural Consciousness
  • Life-world and Literature
  • Life-world and Gender Identity