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The Architecture of Language by Noam Chomsky. 2000. Edited by N. Mukherji, B.N. Patnaik and R.K. Agnihotri. Oxford University Press, New Delhi.
December 13: Terror over Democracy. 2005. Foreward Essay ‘Manipulation of Fear’ by Noam Chomsky. Bibliophile South Asia, New Delhi.
The Primacy of Grammar. 2010. The MIT Press, Cambridge; Prentice-Hall EEE, 2011; MIT Paperback 2012.
Maoists in India: Tribals under siege. 2012. Pluto Press, London; Amaryllis, New Delhi 2013.
Reflections on Human Inquiry: Science, Philosophy, and Common Life. 2017. Springer Nature, Singapore.
The Human Mind Through the Lens of Language: Generative Explorations. 2022. Bloomsbury Academic, London.
Descriptions and Group Reference. 1989. Expanded Version, JICPR, August.
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Some reasons for the state. 2002. Indian Social Science Review, Volume 1, Number 2, February.
Academic philosophy in India. 2002. Economic and Political Weekly, Volume 37, No.10, March. (Expanded version in Reflections on Human Inquiry, Springer 2017.)
Is CHL Linguistically Specific? 2003. Philosophical Psychology, 16.2. June 2003.
Is there a single notion of interpretation? 2003. In A. Deciu (Ed.) Interpretation and its Objects: Studies in the Philosophy of Michael Krausz. Rodopi Publishers, Amsterdam.
Textuality and common life. 2005. In Literature and Philosophy, S. Chaudhury (Ed.), Jadavpur University, Papyrus, Kolkata. (Expanded version in Reflections on Human Inquiry, Springer 2017.)
Textuality and mass culture. 2007. In Religion and Material Life, I. Habib (Ed.), Tulika, New Delhi.
Truth and Intelligibility. 2009. Science, Literature, Aesthetics, Ed. Amiya Dev. Volume XV, Part 3 of History of Science, Philosophy and Culture in Indian Civilisation, Centre for Studies in Civilisations, New Delhi. (Expanded version in Reflections on Human Inquiry, Springer 2017.)
Doctrinal dualism. 2010. Materialism and Immaterialism in India and the West, Ed. Partha Ghosh. Volume XII, Part 5 of History of Science, Philosophy and Culture in Indian Civilisation, Centre for Studies in Civilisations, New Delhi.
Arms over People. 2013. In The Maoist Movement in India, Ed. S. Paul, London, Routledge. (Revised version of articles published earlier in Economic and Political Weekly, June 19, 2010. Outlook Online, May 19, 2010; Znet, May 22, 2010, etc.)
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Narrow Mind. 2015. In Sciences and Methods, Ed. B. Mukherjee & R. Raychoudhury,The Asiatic Society, Kolkata.
Education for the Species. 2016. Economic and Political Weekly, Vol LI, No 32, August 6. (Expanded version in Reflections on Human Inquiry, Springer 2017.).
Is the Ghost of Fascism Haunting Political Thought? 2018. Economic and Political Weekly Vol. 53, Issue No. 28, July 14.
Poetic Reality. 2019. Partha Ghose (Ed.) Tagore, Einstein and the Nature of Reality: Literary and Philosophical Dimensions. Routledge, London.
Gandhi and Saintliness (with Samiksha Goyal). 2020. Special article, Economic and Political Weekly, Volume 55, Issue 36, 05 September.
On sound-meaning correlation. 2021. In P. Kosta and K. Schlund (Eds), Keynotes from the International Conference on Explanation and Prediction in Linguistics (CEP): Formalist and Functionalist Approaches. Potsdam: University of Potsdam.
Gandhi's Moral Agents (with Samiksha Goyal). 2022. Special article, Economic and Political Weekly, Volume 57, Issue 13, 26 March.
Definiteness and Descriptions. 1985. Canadian Philosophical Association Annual Meeting, Montreal, May.
Descriptions and Group Reference. 1986. American Philosophical Association Pacific Division, Los Angeles, March.
Referential-Attributive Revisited. 1986. Canadian Philosophical Association Annual Meeting, Winnipeg, May.
Explanations in Cognitive Science. 1986. Canadian Society for History and Philosophy of Science Annual Meeting, Waterloo, October.
Computational View of Language. 1989. Two Lectures at Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, March.
Loading in Context. 1992. Seven Visiting Faculty Lectures in the Theory of Reference, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, September-October.
Grammar and the Politics of Cognition. 1993. Conference on Future of Philosophy, University of Waterloo, May.
Linguistics and Musical Cognition. 1996. Visiting Lecture, Indian Insitute of Advanced Study, Shimla, August.
Mind of Physics. 1997. Conference on Heisenberg’s Uncertainty Principle, Indian Insitute of Advanced Study, Shimla, August.
Ascription of Consciousness. 1999. Conference on Phenomenal Mind, Indian Council of Philosophical Research, Lucknow, February (Expanded version in Reflections on Human Inquiry, Springer 2017)
Epistemology Socialized. 1999. Two lectures at Calcutta University, March.
CHL and Linguistic Specificity. 1999. Special Lecture to All India Linguistics Congress, Annual Meeting, IIT Kanpur, December.
Textuality and Common Life. 2000. Conference on Literature and Philosophy, Jadavpur University, March.
Beliefs and Believers. 2000. Epistemology Conference, Calcutta University, March. (Expanded version in Reflections on Human Inquiry, Springer 2017)
Constraining the Cartesian Programme. 2000. Mind and Language Series Lecture 1, Crea, Paris, October.
Reflections on Linguistic Theory. 2000. Mind and Language Series Lecture 2, Crea, Paris, October.
Components of Significance. 2002. Three Visiting Faculty Lectures, Jadavpur University, March.
Narrow Mind. 2003. Joint Session of Institut Jean Nicod and Apic, Paris, June.
Textuality and Mass Culture. 2003. Paper Presented in Conference on Religion and Material Life, Indian History Congress, Mysore, December.
On Language and Music. 2006. Two lectures at Winter School of Phonology, CIIL, Mysore, January.
Tools and Instructions. 2008. Lecture at Institut Jean Nicod, Paris, December
Computationalism. 2009. Lecture at Department of Philosophy, Durham University, UK, January
Approaches to Reference. 2009. Fellow’s Lecture at Institute of Advanced Study, Durham University, UK, January.
Truth and Science. 2009. Public Lecture at Pemberton Hall, Durham University, UK, January.
Resistance and Democracy. 2011. Annual meeting of Anthropological Society of India, Kolkata, February.
Scope of Computational Theory. 2011. University of Waterloo, September.
Human Reference. 2011. Conference on Language, Creativity and Recursion, University of Quebec, Montreal, September.
Beyond Arms Struggle. 2012. International Conference on Beyond Marx, Institute of Social Development, Kolkata, February.
Resistance and Governance. 2013. International Conference on Prospects for the Left, Institute of Social Development, Kolkata, November.
Emergence of Mind. 2014. Presidency University Humanities Lecture, February.
Education for the Species. 2015. Keynote address, Philosophy of Education Conference, Ajim Premji University, Bangalore, January.
Mind, Language, Human Reality. 2015. Three Einstein Lectures, Viswa-Bharati University, August: Human Reality, From Language to Mind, Merge and Mind.
Marx on dictatorship of proletariat. 2015. Max Mueller Bhavana, Mumbai, October.
Darwin’s Model. 2015. Two lectures at Agarkar Institute of Basic sciences, Pune, November.
Mind, Language, Human Reality. 2015-16. Five National Professor Lectures delivered across the country, November 2015 to March 2016: U. of Allahabad, Jadavpur University (Calcutta), University of Goa, University of Hyderabad, Gauhati University.
Can Philosophers Change the World. 2018. Two invited lectures at Mumbai University, November.
Sound of Thoughts. 2019. Invited Lecture at international conference on Linguistic Explanation, CEP-2019, University of Heidelberg, Germany, February.
Sound of Reference. 2020. Monash University Colloquium, Australia, November.
Sound of Language. 2021. Institut Jean Nicod, Paris, May.
Language and the Generative Mind. 2022. University of Oslo, Norway, 30 August. Also, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway 7 September.
Sound of Reference (revised). 2022. NTNU, Trondheim, Norway, 8 September.
A Homeric Struggle on Language and Mind. 2023. International Conference on Reflections of Hundred Years of Philosophy in India. Delhi University, February 27-28.