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Dimitry Shevchenko

PhD Student


Previous Degree/s: BA (double major) in East Asian Studies and Film and Television, Tel-Aviv University; MA in East Asian Studies, Tel-Aviv University.

Philosophical Interests: Indian Philosophy, especially Sāṃkhya; Social and Political Philosophy; Philosophy of Religion.


“Scriptural Injunctivism: the Mīmāṃsā Philosophy and Yeshaayahu Leibowitz.” 48th Annual Conference of the Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy (SACP): “Imagination.” East West Center on the University of Hawai’i (Manoa). 5 June 2016.

 “Hegelian Dialectic and Liberation from Suffering in the Sāṃkhyakārikā.” 47th Annual Conference of the Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy (SACP): “The Past, Present, and Future of Cross-Cultural Philosophy.” Monterey, California. 4 October 2015. 

“Desire and Liberation in the Sāṃkhyakārikā by Īśvarakṛṣṇa.” University of New Mexico’s Annual Graduate Student Conference: “Eros and Philosophy.” 28 March 2014.

“Natural Liberation in the Sāṃkhyakārikā”, paper presentation at the Panel on Liberation Theology, Department of Philosophy, University of New Mexico, April 26th 2013

“Dualism as an Aesthetic Experience: Images and Similes in the Sāṃkhyakārikā of Iśvarakṛṣṇa”, paper presentation at the Research Students Seminar, Department of East Asian Studies, Tel-Aviv University, December 13th 2011

“Puruṣa and Prakṛti in a Football Stadium,” presentation on Contemporary Bengali Philosophy, Haifa University, 9th Annual Israeli Asian Studies Conference, April 26th 2010,