Department of Faculty of Philosophy

Faculty Details

Dr. Edattukaran Wilson, CMI

9422840585

wedattukaran@gmail.com

Dean-Faculty of Philosophy

Name (Official)

Vilson

Antony Edattukaran

Date and Place of Birth

01 June 1960

Mala, Trichur, Kerala

Address

Chavara Bhavan, Dharnaram College, Bangalore -560 029

E-mail

wedattukaran@gmail.com

Specialization

Metaphysics, Indian & Western Philosophy,  Anthropology

Doctoral Dissertation

Dialogue with the World: Concept of Body in Merleau-Ponty and Ramanuja

Present Status

Dean, Faculty of Philosophy, DVK;

HoD, Department of Philosophy, Christ (Deemed To Be University) Bangalore.

Degree

Specialization

University

Year

Ph.D

Metaphysics

Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome

2000

L.Ph.

Metaphysics

Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome

1993

B.Th.

Theology

Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, Bangalore

1988

PG

Anthropology

University of Pune

1984

B.Ph.

Philosophy

Jnana-Deepa Vidya Peeth, Pune

1982

Diploma

Italian

Istituto Dante Alighieri, Rome

1991

Diploma

German

Goethe Institut, Pune, India

1992

Diploma

French

Centro Lingua, Rome

1994

Diploma

Com. Religion

DVK, Bangalore, India

1986

Diploma

Yoga

Varandrappilly Panchayat, Kerala

1976

Office/Job

University/Institute

Year

Asst. Parish Priest

St. Raphael’s Cathedral Church, Sagar M.P.

1988

Vicar in-Charge

Holy Rosary Church, Shampura, M. P.

1989

Director in-Charge

St. Francis Orphanage, Shampura, Sagar

1989

Rector

Carmel Ashram Minor Seminary, Sagar

1989, 1991

Principal

Christ Higher Secondary School, Guna

1989-1990

Joint Director

Chavara Institute of Indian & Interreligious Studies, Rome

1997-2000

Prefect of Students

Darsana Institute of Philosophy, Wardha

2000-2008

Administrator

Darsana Institute of Philosophy, Wardha

2002-2004, 2012-2014

Associate Dean

Darsana Institute of Philosophy, Wardha

2007-2011, 2014-2017

Director

Atmadarsan, Centre for Formative Spirituality, Wardha, MS, India

2008-2017

Spiritual Director

FCC Novitiate, Wardha

2005-2017

Spiritual Director

Sannidhanam CSC Novitiate, Wardha

2008-2027

Spiritual Director

Amala Sadan Provincial House, Wardha

2007-2009

Spiritual Director

Pavanatma Provincial House, Wardha

2007-2017

Director

DVK Research Centre, Bangalore

2017-2018

Director

DVK Cafeteria, Bangalore

2017-2018

Joint Director

DVK Cafeteria, Bangalore

2018-

Visiting faculty

Claretian College of Philosophy, Wardha

2000-2017

Visiting Faculty

Pilar Institute of Philosophy, Nagpur

2008-2017

Visiting Faculty

Marymatha Major Seminary, Trichur

2002-2004

Visiting Faculty

St. Charles Seminary, Nagpur

2003

Visiting Faculty

Jeevalaya Institute of Philosophy, Bangalore

2002-2004

Visiting Faculty

Euphrasia Vidya Bhavan, Wardha

2009-2012

Visiting Faculty

Alphonsa Niketan Novitiate, Wardha

2005-2017

Visiting Faculty

CSC Sannidhanam Novitiate, Wardha

2009-2017

Visiting Faculty

MG International Hindi University, Wardha

2003-2008

Dialogue with the World: Concept of Body in Merleau-Ponty and Ramanuja, Indian Book House, New Delhi, 2010.

  1. “Consciousness Incarnate: Concept of Body in Merleau-Ponty and Ramanuja,”Western Encounter with Indian Philosophy, Dharmaram Publications, Bangalore, 2002 209-225.
  2. “Consciousness Incarnate” Journal of Dharma, Vol. 27/2 (2002), 178-192.
  3. “Mother Teresa: Lady with an Iron Will and Golden Heart,” India, Ministry of Affairs, Government of India, 4/97 (1998) 20-21.
  4. “Consapevolezza del Natale,”India, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, ¾ (1998), 12-14.
  5. “The Concept of Love in The Gospels,” Nand Kishore Acharya (Ed.),Encyclopaedia of Non-Violence, Jaipur: Prakrit Bharati Academy, 2010, 431-435.
  6. “The Concept of Love in St. Paul,” Nand Kishore Acharya (Ed.),Encyclopaedia of Non-Violence, Jaipur: Prakrit Bharati Academy, 2010, 417-419.
  7. “The Concept of Love in St. Francis Assisi,” Nand Kishore Acharya (Ed.),Encyclopaedia of Non-Violence, Jaipur: Prakrit Bharati Academy, 2010451-454.
  8. “Gandhian Gospels: Patterns for Indian Christian Living,” Chakkalackal Saju (Ed.),New Horizons for Indian Christian Living, Bengaluru: Vidyavanam Publications, 2009, 843-854.
  9. ‘Indian Metaphysics,”ACPI Encyclopaedia of Philosophy, Bangalore: Asian Trading Corporation, 2010, 880-887.

Reviews:

Charles Vas, Dominic, Origin and Destiny: St. Thomas Aquinas and Sri Madhavacharya, Journal of Dharma, April-June 2004.

  1. “Dimensions of Community Life,” Superiors, CMC Carmelodaya Province, Wardha, (27 August 2000).
  2. “Jesus Confronting Religious Today,” Members, Carmelodaya CMC Province,  Wardha, (13 September 2007).
  3. “Call to Integration,” Members, Pavanatma M.S. M. I. Province, Wardha, (2005 04. August 2005.
  4. “Aging Gracefully,” Senior Members, CMC Carmelodaya Province, Wardha, (20-22 February 2005).
  5. Deus Caritas Est: Practical Applications,” Members, DM Amala Province, Wardha, (04 April 2006).
  6. Ecclesia Est Eucharistia: Towards A Meaningful Celebration of Divine Liturgy,” Members, DM Amala Province, Wardha, (17-18 September 2005).
  7. “New Horizons of Language in the 21st Century, ” Mahatma Gandhi International Hindi University, Wardha, (14 January 2005).
  8. “Priesthood: An Interreligious Approach,”  Priest: Person of God, Person for Others, (Symposium), Darsana Institute of Philosophy, Wardha, 07 March, 2010.
  9. “Essentials of Prayer”, talk to SD Community, Wardha, 08 July 2011.  
  10. “Missionary Challenges and Prospects,” at the National Seminar on the Occasion of Golden Jubilee of Syro-Malabar Mission, Wardha, (9-12 February 2012).
  11. Sacrosanctum Concilium:  Understanding the Spirit of Vatican II,” Members, Krupadham S. D. Province, Wardha, (12 April 2013).
  12. “Relevance of Gandhian Thought Today,”Philosophy Faculty Seminar, DVK, 21 November, 2019.

  1. “Experience in Philosophy,”by John B. Chethimattam, Dharma Endowment Lectures, at DVK, Bangalore, December 1994.
  2. “Syro_Malabar Liturgical Spirituality” Antony Nariculam, Extension Lecture, Darsana Institute of Philosphy, Wardha, 7 July 2003.
  3.  “Spirituality of Journey: Biblical Perspectives,” George Edayadiyil, Darsana Endowment Lectures, Wardha, 13 September 2008.
  4. “Religious Formation in the North Indian Context: Prospects and Challenges”, Prof. Michael Amaladoss, Darsana Endowment Lectures, Wardha, 15 December 2007.
  5. “Process, Religion and Society,” the 7thInternational Whitehead Conference, DVK, Bangalore, January 05-09, 2009.
  6.  “Empowerment of Women: In the Indian Church Context,” Evelyn Monteiro, Darsana Endowment Lectures, Wardha, 07. November 2009.
  7. “Relevance and Impact of ashram Way of Life in Witnessing to Christ in India Today” Swami Sadanand, Extension, Darsana Institute of Philosophy, Wardha, 16 July 2010.    
  8. “Changing Patterns of Thought,”by Thomas Kadankavil, Dharma Endowment Lectures, DVK, Bangalore, August 2010.
  9. New Horizons in Eco-Spirituality, Mathew Illathuparampil, Darsana Endowment Lectures, Wardha, 27 November, 2010.
  10. “Mysticism without Bounds,” International Conference organized by DVK and Christ University, Bangalore, January 05-08, 2011.
  11. “St. Thomas Christians and Evangelization,”Dharmaram College, Bangalore, 22-24 November, 2011.
  12. “Bounds of Ethics in a Globalized World,” the International Conference organized by DVK and Christ University, Bangalore, January 06-09, 20013.
  13. “Spiritual Empowerment as a Sadhana for Social Transformation,” Jose Kuriedath, Darsana Endowment Lectures, Wardha, 21 February 2015.
  14.  “Reflections on Consecrated Life, ” Justus Paul & Pauline Chakkalackal, Darsana Institute of Philosophy, Wardha, 15 November 2015.
  15. “Towards Harmony: Within and Without,” Faculty Seminar, DVK, 14 November, 2018.
  16. “Exploring Buddhism: To Experience Freedom And Happiness Here And Now,” by Venerable BhikkhuAnanda, Dharma Endowment Lectures, DVK, Bangalore, 5-6 February 2018.
  17. “Science and Religion: Collaborators in a Common Mission,” by Prof. Dr Job Kozhamthadam SJ, Dharma Endowment Lectures, DVK, Bangalore, 29-30 November, 2018.
  18. “Sri Ramanujacarya’s Vision of Samanvaya,” by Prof. Dr. S. R. Bhatt, organized by the Centre for the Study of World Religions (CSWR), DVK, Bangalore, 03 December, 2018.  
  19. “Philosophy and Science,” by Prof. Sunder Sarukkai, organized by the Centre for Science and Religion, DVK, Bangalore, 18 December, 2018.
  20. “Importance of Medicinal Plants,” by Dr. Vaishnavi Kuppuswamy, organized by the Centre for Environmental Studies, DVK, Bangalore, 08 January, 2019.
  21. “Philosophy of Life,” by Michael Pauley & Camille Pauley, at the Faculty of Philosophy, DVK, 06 February, 2019.
  22. “Transcending Violence,” Spiritual Discourse by Religious Leaders, organized by CSWR, DVK, 07 August, 2019.
  23. “Secularism, State and Interfaith Dialogue,” National Seminar organized by CSWR and Christ (Deemed to be University), 24& 25 September, 2019.
  24. “Water Preservation,” Annual Lectures by Mr. Anand Malligawad organized by the Centre for Environmental Studies (CES), DVK, Bangalore, 28 November, 2019.
  25. “Moral Injury and its Impact on Human Relationships: Towards Ethics-Based Interdisciplinary Practices,”XXV Dharma Endowment Lectures by Dr. Sebastian Perumbilly, at DVK, Bangalore, 13 & 14 January, 2020.

Undergraduate

Anthropology

Christology

Contemporary Indian Philosophy

Contemporary Western Philosophy

Documents of Vatican II

Ecclesiology

Existentialism and Phenomenology

Fides et Ratio

Gaudium et Spes

German

Gospel Values

History of Christianity

History of Christianity in India

Introduction to Philosophy

Introduction to Theology

Italian.

Metaphysics

Philosophy of Education

Philosophy of Human Person

Philosophy of Incarnate Consciousness

Religious Life and Vows

Postgraduate

Anthropology

Contemporary Indian Philosophy

Contemporary Western Philosophy

Fides et Ratio

German

History of Interpretation

History of Translation

Metaphysics

Philosophy of Incarnate Consciousness

Research Methodology

  1. Davis V. A. Reconstituting Metaphysics towards an Agapeic Community: William Desmond’s Plea for Metaxological Finesse, DVK, Bangalore, 2017.
  2. Arokyanathan, L. Dissipated Inauthentic Existence to Authentic Existence, Self-Becoming of a Christian Self in the Writings of Soren Kierkegaard, DVK Bangalore, 2020.
  3. Reader: John Moyounotsva Marava.A Critical Analysis of the Zimbabwean Political Leadership in the Practice of Justice, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore, 2020.

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