Gnosis Journal

(An International Journal of English Language and Literature)
Included in the UGC Approved List of Journals
with Journal Number 48815

Marzenna Jakubczak

Marzenna Jakubczak is Associate Professor of philosophy at the Pedagogical University of Krakow, Poland. She is also editor-in-chief of Argument: Biannual Philosophical Journal (ISSN 2084-1043). Her main interests are in classical Indian philosophy, especially Sāṃkhya-Yoga tradition, comparative philosophy and religion, philosophy of culture, contemporary philosophy of mind, and gender studies. She has authored, co-authored and edited several volumes on Indian philosophy and culture, including Philosophy and Literature: Generation and Transformation in Gender and Postdependency Discourse (2012; co-ed. Urszula Chowaniec); Subjectivity and Self-knowledge (2011); ‘Earth’, in: Aesthetics of the Four Elements (2001). She has also published over 90 articles, translations and other contributions in Polish and in English, including: ‘What is the Sense of Ego-Maker in Classical Sāṃkhya and Yoga?’, in: Psychology & Psychoanalysis, ed. Girishwar Misra (2013); ‘Why didn’t Siddhartha Gautama become a Samkhya philosopher, after all?’, in: Hindu and Buddhist Ideas in Dialogue. Self and No-Self, eds. Irina Kuznetsova, Jonardon Ganeri, Chakravarthi Ram-Prasad (2012); ‘The Collision of Language and Metaphysics in the Search for Self-Identity: On ahaṃkāra and asmitā in Sāṃkhya-Yoga, Argument: Biannual Philosophical Journal (2011, vol. 1/1); ‘Towards Knowing Ourselves: Classical Yoga Perspective’, Journal of Human Values (2004, vol. 10/2).