Vidyasagar University Logo
Faculty Information System


Name Dr. Sreejith K.K.
Designation Assistant Professor
Department Name PHILOSOPHY
Office Phone No +91 3222 298-311 / Centrex Extn. 311
Email ID
Fax -
Mobile No 9391777304
Personal Website
Address Department of Philosophy and the Life-World, Vidyasagar University, Midnapur West Bengal, India 721102
Print Full Details
Educational Qualification              
Degree NameInstituteYear of passing/awarded
Ph.D.University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad2017
M.Phil.University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad2012
M.A.Goa University, Goa2009
B.Sc.Kannur University, Kerala.2006
Career Profile / Teaching Experience        
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Philosophy, Vidyasgar University, Midnapore - June 2018 to present
Visiting Assistant Professor, Dept. of Humanities and Social Sciences, Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) Pilani Goa campus – August 2017 to June 2018.
Teaching Assistant – Dept. of Philosophy, University of Hyderabad, January – May 2011.
Specialization/Research Area
Field of SpecializationResearch Area/ Areas of Interest
Virute Epistemology
Epistemology (Western)
Philosophy of Science
Social Epistemology
Course/ Subject Taught 
Western Classics
Philosophy of Language
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
Conference/ Symposium /Journal Paper / Books Published
International Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
A Defence and Critical Appraisal of Sosasque Virtue EpistemologyJournal of Indian Council of Philosophical Research. Volume 35, Number 2 pp.333-351. (doi: (ISSN: 0970-7794, 2363-9962)2018Springer
Critical Contextual Empiricism and Its Implications for Science EducationEpisteme-4 (fourth international conference to review research on Science Technology and Mathematics Education) Proceedings , Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education, TIFR, Mumbai2011Macmillan advanced research series, Macmillan

National Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
A Virtue-theoretic Turn in EpistemologyGauhati University Journal of Philosophy. Vol.22017Gauhati University
Justification as Social PracticeSandhan: Journal of Centre for Studies in Civilizations, Vol.IX, No.2, pp.137-149 (ISSN 0972-3609, Edited by D.P. Chattopadhyaya2009Centre for Studies in Civilizations, New Delhi.

Other Publication

Books Published
Project Work

Ongoing Project Works
Project titleWorked asFunding AgencyAmount in Rs.Duration in yearsPeriod
Year to Year
Virtue Epistemology and Testimonial KnowledgePrincipal InvestigatorIndian Council of Philosophical Research (Govt. of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development)2000002 year20192021 Exptd.

Invited Lectures 
TitleOrganized byVenueYear
Virtue Epistemological Account of KnowledgeDepartment of Political Science, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, West Bengal, 18th September 2019Vidyasagar University2019
Epistemology after GettierDepartment of Philosophy, Goa University, Goa on February 6, 2018.Goa University2018
Membership of Learned Society 
Indian Philosophical Congress.
Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended/Organised

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended

Title of the Seminar/Conference/WorkshopYearRoleHeld at and Organiser
National Seminar on Science, Values and Idea of of Good Life in a Democracy2020Presented a paper titled "Intellectual Virtues, Knowledge, and the Social World"Dept. of Philosophy, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad on 2nd and 3rd of March 2020
International Seminar on “Self, Knowledge and World: Perspectives form East and West’2019Presented a paper titled “Knowledge and Credit: Some Issues”. Department of Philosophy, Presidency University, Kolkata.11th and 12th September 2019
National seminar on Contextualism in Contemporary Epistemology2018Presented a paper titled Sosasque Virtue Epistemology and Knowledge from TestimonyIndian Council of Philosophical Research. March 26 & 27, 2018, ICPR academic centre Lucknow.
International Seminar on Philosophy and Literature Meeting: The West(s) and the East(s)2018Presented a paper titled Virtue Epistemology and the Predicament of Testimonial Knowledge: Towards a Nyaya ResponseGoa University, Organised by Goa University and Institute of Philosophy, University of Porto, Portugal. March 19th & 20th, 2018
ICPR Fellows meet 20142014Presented a paper titled Addressing the challenge from testimonial knowledge to virtue epistemologyHeld at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, organised by Indian Council of Philosophical Research (ICPR), 2nd-4th April 2014

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Organised

Title of the Conference/Seminar/WorkshopYearRole in the EventFunding Agency
Social and Political Philosophy, (on 17th January 2019 at Dept. of Philosophy, Vidyasagar University)2019Joint coordinatorIndian Council of Philosophical Research (Govt. of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development)
Award NameAwarded ByYear
Juniour Research FellowshipIndian Council of Philosophical Research2013
National Eligibility Test for LectureshipUGC2012
***** You must have to enable JavaScript on your browser for proper functions ****

Disclaimer : The information on this website has been prepared with the greatest possible care and the aim is to keep all information up-to-date. The University cannot gurantee the correctness, completeness, topicality or quality of the information presented. In the event of doubt concerning the content of the website, please contact the relevant faculty.

Last Login Time :

System developed by Debayan Nanda, Student, Dept. of Computer Science
Maintained by Mr. Biplab Chakraborty, Information Scientist,Vidyasagar University