Abhishek Kashyap 

Abhishek Kashyap 

Assistant Professor 
Education: PhD
Room No: 118
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Research Interests: Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Physics, Bayesian Epistemology, Social Epistemology

Journal Publications

1. Abhishek Kashyap, "General Relativity, MOND, and the problem of unconceived alternatives", European Journal for Philosophy of Science [2023], 10.1007/s13194-023-00532-x

2. Abhishek Kashyap and Vikram Sirola, "The Duhem-Quine problem for equiprobable conjuncts", Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A, vol.75, pp.43-50 [2019], https://doi.org/10.1016/j.shpsa.2018.09.002

3. Abhishek Kashyap and Vikram Sirola, "The Plausibility and Significance of Underdetermination Arguments", Journal of Indian Council of Philosophical Research, vol.36, pp.339-356 [2019], https://doi.org/10.1007/s40961-018-0167-5

Conference Proceedings

1. Abhishek Kashyap, "Institutions as epistemic authorities", National Conference on Contemporary Issues in Epistemology, [2017]


1. Abhishek Kashyap, "The Promised Land: Annexation and Terrorism", Newslaundry [2014], https://www.newslaundry.com/2014/08/20/the-promised-land-annexation-and-terrorism

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Title: Quinean underdetermination and its significance

Name of Conference: PSGI Seminar on Realism and Confirmation

Philosophy of Science India, IIT Kanpur, Kanpur Jan 4, 2017 - Jan 6, 2017 National
Title: Institutions as epistemic authorities

Name of Conference: Conference on Contemporary Issues in Epistemology

ICPR, ICPR Research Centre, Lucknow Jan 21, 2017 - Jan 24, 2017 National
Title: Underdetermination, disagreement, and the missing-mass problem

Name of Conference: International Conference on Dark Matter and Modified Gravity

RWTH Aachen, Aachen Feb 6, 2019 - Feb 8, 2019 International
Title: Underdetermination of theories, theories of gravity, and the gravity of underdetermination

Name of Conference: 16th Congress of Logic, Methodology, and Philosophy of Science and Technology

Institute of Philosophy of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague Aug 5, 2019 - Aug 10, 2019 International


Title: Underdetermination-induced disagreement: What is it and why does it matter

Name of Invited Lecture: Evidence, Models, and Explanation

Philosophy of Science India, Online Aug 22, 2020 - Dec 12, 2020 International View