Navaratnam Sivakaran

 

Senior Lecturer (Gr II)
B.A (Hons) Jaffna
P.G Dip in Psychology (Peradeniya)
M.A (Peradeniya)
MPhil (Jaffna)

 

Contact Details :
Department of Philosophy
University of Jaffna
Phone: +94-773145678
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Teaching Interests

 

Political Philosophy, Applied Ethics, Neo Marxism, Philosophy of Law, Analytic Philosophy, Conflict and Peace, Human Rights, and Gandhian Thoughts.

 

Academic Positions

 

  • Senior Lecturer (Grade II): Department of Philosophy, University of Jaffna, SriLanka (01-10-2016 to Present)
  • Lecturer (Probationary): Department of Philosophy, University of Jaffna, SriLanka (01-10-2010 to 30-09-2016)
  • Assistant Lecturer:  Department of Philosophy, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka (02-02-2010 to 30-10-2010)

 

Publications

 

  • Sivakaran, N., A Critical Study on Bertrand Russell’s Criticisms on Ordinary Language and Creation of Ideal Language. Vol 01, Number 02, November 2015, The Sri Lanka Journal of South Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts University of Jaffna

 

Paper Presentation and Proceedings

 

  • Sivakaran,N, Printhiya, S, (2014) Power vs. Knowledge, Michel Foucault’s Philosophical Debate. Proceeding of International Symposium of first international conference of Eastern University.
  • Sivakaran,N, Mayoori, M (2014) Human Duty and Needs of Protection of Animal, A Philosophical Analysis, Special reference to recent trends of Sri Lanka. Proceeding of the Second Undergraduate Colloquium of South Eastern University.
  • Sivakaran,N, Kajanath, (2014) Critical Study on Environmental Problem, An Ethical Approach. Proceeding of the Second Undergraduate Colloquium of South Eastern University.
  • Sivakaran. N (2014) A Critical study on Wittgenstein’s logical analysis on language: Proceeding of International Conference on empowering people towards Sustainable Development, Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Jaffna.
  • Sivakaran,N, Niroshan, S, (2014) - Bertrand Russell’s Contribution to Logic and Analytic Philosophy, A Critical Study . Proceeding of the Second Undergraduate Colloquium of South Eastern University.
  • Sivakaran, N, Regan I (2014) Philosophical Approaches on Animal Rights and Well being – An Analysis. Proceeding of International Conference JUICE, University of Jaffna
  • Sivakaran N. (2012) Rethinking Max Horkheimer in the Context of Post-war Jaffna. Proceeding of Conference of Life Style of Jaffna, Department of History, University of Jaffna
  • Sivakaran,N., Niroshan, S. (2013) Philosophical Ideology of Jiddu Krishna Murthy. A Re-thinking in the contemporary world. Proceeding of International Symposium of first international conference of Eastern University. 
  • Sivakaran, N (2012) An Ethical Perspective of Cultural Degeneration in the postwar Jaffna Scenario. Proceeding of National Symposium of South Eastern University
  • Sivakaran, N., Regen I. (2012) Philosophical Approaches on Animal Rights and Well being – An Analysis. Proceeding of International Symposium, JUICE, University of Jaffna.
  • Sivakaran N. (2011) Moral and Knowledge in Thirukkural. Proceeding of International Conference on VaanpuzalThiruvalluvar, Pondichchery University, India
  • Sivakaran N. (2011) “Physician Assisted Suicide Right or Wrong” A Bioethical approaches. Proceeding of International Conference on  Contemporary Building Strategies in Business and Technology, Sri Sai Ram Institute of Management Studies, Chennai, India
  • Sivakaran, N. (2011) Rethinking Max Horkheimer in the Context of Post-war Jaffna. Proceeding of International Symposium of South Eastern University
    Sivakaran, N. (2010) the Phenomenon of Suicide and Its Socio Economic Consequences. Proceeding of International Symposium of Sabragamuwa University
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