Ph.D, MA, BA

Dr. M. Ramakrishnan currently serves as Visiting Faculty in Amrita Darshanam (International Centre for Spiritual Studies) in Amritapuri campus. He obtained his Ph. D. in Philosophy on the topic “The New Humanism of M. N. Roy - A Critical Study” from University of Calicut. He completed Post- doctoral Research on “Ecosophy - Dialogue between the Premodern and the Postmodern” with a National Fellowship of the Indian Council of Philosophical Research, New Delhi in 2002. He also completed Associateship of Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla in two terms in 1992 and 1998. He was Former Associate Professor of Philosophy and Head of the Department at Govt. Brennen College Thalassery. He has presented 18 papers at various seminars, conferences and workshops over three decades.


Publication Type: Book

Year of Publication Title


M. Ramakrishnan, The Linguistic Turn and Metaphysical Parlance: The Issue of the Photographic Freezing of meaning. Thiruvananthapuram: Department of Publication, University of Kerala, 2014.


M. Ramakrishnan, “Power” ACPI Encyclopedia of Philosophy Vol. II. Bangalore: Asian Trading Corporation, 2010.


M. Ramakrishnan, Nava Manavika Darsanathinte Parichedam (A Cross-section of New Humanist Philosophy). 2001.


M. Ramakrishnan, Ecosophy – Vision Beyond Human Vainglory. Aluva: PEN Books, 2001.

Publication Type: Journal Article

Year of Publication Title


M. Ramakrishnan, “Ecological Readings of Buddhism – Lessons For Mankind”, OMEGA – Indian Journal of Science and Religion, vol. 8, no. 1, 2009.


M. Ramakrishnan, “The Buddha is in Everyone – The Ecoethics of Buddhism”, Brennen Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies, 2008.


M. Ramakrishnan, “Impact Of Relativism on Doing Philosophy (Joint authorship)”, Brennen Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies, 2007.


M. Ramakrishnan, “Brahmananda Sivayogi’s Psychocentric Interpretation Of Yoga - A Prospective Study”, Journal of Indian Council of Philosophical Research (Special Issue), 2002.


M. Ramakrishnan, “Science and Reality - Some Problems In Marxian Philosophy”, Radical Humanist, vol. 58, 2 vol., 1994.