Prof Dr Kuruvilla Pandikattu Joseph SJ (1957- ), Dean, Faculty of Philosophy, Jnana-Deepa Vidyapeeth, Pune, India, is a Jesuit priest who pursues his research in science and philosophy.
Holder of three Master's Degrees and two Doctorates (in philosophy and theology) from the University of Innsbruck, Austria, he has written extensively on topics of science, religion and philosophy. Author of more than 36 books and 178 scholarly articles, has been involved in the dialogue between science and religion and between religions.
The focus of his
academic engagement has been: Issues in Philosophical Anthropology,
Science-Religion Dialogue and Viable Life-Styles (Laudato Si'). He also contributes to the role of science, technology and spirituality towards fostering a sustainable life.
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