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Lucas den Boer

1982 –

Indian philosophy, Indian epistemology, Jaina philosophy

Curriculum vitae

1982born in Beringen (Belgium) on December 14
2005BA Education, Hogeschool Drenthe
2011BA Fine Arts, Academie Minerva
2012BA Philosophy, University of Groningen
2015MA Philosophy (research), University of Groningen
2015-presentresearch assistant ‘Asia Beyond Boundaries’ (ERC) / PhD student under the supervision of P.C. Bisschop and P. Dundas (Edinburgh), LIAS, Leiden University
2015-presentlecturer in Asian philosophies, University of Groningen

Special activities and positions

  • Participant International Summer School for Jain Studies, Delhi, 2014
  • Associate member of Jaina Studies at Ghent University, 2014-
  • Committee member of VVIK, 2015-
  • (Co)organiser of IIGRS 7 (International Indology Graduate Research Symposium), 16-17 October 2015

Publications

2013  Review of: Himal Trikha, Perspektivismus und Kritik: das pluralistische Erkenntnismodell der Jainas angesichts der Polemik gegen das Vaiśeṣika in Vidyānandins Satyaśāsanaparīkṣā, Vienna, 2012. BEI 31: 267-272.
“Cārvāka arguments against the existence of the soul: a translation of Guṇaratna’s Tarkarahasyadīpikā 49.98-49.105,” paper presented in October 2013 at a research meeting of the History of Philosophy department of the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Groningen. Academia https://www.academia.edu
2014  “Methodological challenges in the study of Jain doxographies.” CSRCA (Centre for the Study of Religion and Culture in Asia) Newsletter Autumn 2014: 27-30.
“Jaina Logic: SOAS Jaina Studies Workshop 2013” (conference report), Newsletter of the Centre of Jaina Studies, March 2014: 10-13.
“Guṇaratna’s refutation of the Cārvāka perspective on Consciousness,” conference paper presented at the 6th International Indology Graduate Research Symposium (Hamburg, October 6th to 8th, 2014). https://www.academia.edu