Anukul Chandra Mukerji (1888–1968) was an Indian academic, thinker, writer and the professor of philosophy at Allahabad University.[1] He was known for his studies on the philosophy of European thinkers such as Immanuel Kant and Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, psychologists like William James, John B. Watson, and James Ward as well as the Advaita Vedanta of Adi Shankara. He was the author two notable books, Self, Thought, and Reality[2] and The Nature of Self[3] and several articles[4] and is known to have employed western methodology and language styles in his academic pursuit.[5] The Government of India awarded him the third highest civilian honour of the Padma Bhushan, in 1964, for his contributions to education and literature.[6]


  1. ^ Nalini Bhushan, Jay L. Garfield (July 2015). "Anukul Chandra Mukerji: The Modern Subject". The Oxford Handbook of Indian Philosophy. doi:10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199314621.013.42. 
  2. ^ A. C. Mukherjee (1933). Self, Thought, and Reality. Juvenile Press. p. 410. doi:10.1017/S0031819100033350. 
  3. ^ A. C. Mukherjee (1938). The Nature of Self. The Indian Press. p. 359. doi:10.1017/S0031819100036032. 
  4. ^ "Indian Philosophy in English: From Renaissance to Independence". Google Books. 2016. Retrieved March 15, 2016. 
  5. ^ William Sweet (Editor) (2012). Migrating Texts and Traditions. University of Ottawa Press. p. 364. ISBN 9780776620329. 
  6. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2016. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 15, 2014. Retrieved January 3, 2016. 

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