27/03/08

Arudra Burra

Arudra Burra is a PhD candidate in Philosophy at Princeton University, and has a JD from the Yale Law School.His philosophical interests are in moral and political philosophy,broadly speaking: his dissertation is on the relationship betweenexploitation, coercion, and consent.Though the dissertation touches on a number of legal themes, Arudra's main area of interest vis-a-vis the law is in South Asian legal history, particularly around the period of Indian independence in 1947. He also volunteers as webmaster of the Right to Food Campaign, India (www.righttofoodindia.org), which is currently involved in a Public Interest Litigation in the Supreme Court of India

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