Tsering Nurboo

Tsering Nurboo
Assistant Professor
CV Summary: 

Tsering Nurboo is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy in the department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Delhi. He joined the department in April 2023. Nurboo's primary research interests are in Buddhist philosophy (classical Buddhist philosophy and contemporary Buddhist philosophy), debates in Indian philosophy, and East-West philosophical dialogue.

Contact Information

Email: nurboo@hss.iitd.ac.in

Office: MS 617
5th floor, MS Building
Department of Humanities and Social Sciences
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
Hauz Khas, New Delhi-110016

Phone: 011-2659-1365 (O)

Research Areas

1. Classical Buddhist Philosophy (classical Indian Buddhist philosophy and Tibetan Buddhist philosophy)

2. Contemporary Buddhist Philosophy

3. Debates in Indian Philosophy

4. East-West Philosophical Dialogue

Academic Background

> Post Doctoral Research: Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Bombay, Mumbai
> PhD: Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Bombay, Mumbai
> MA: Panjab University, Chandigarh
> Shastri (BA): Central Institute of Buddhist Studies, Leh
> Purvamadhyama (10th) and Uttaramadhyama (12th): Central Institute of Higher Tibetan Studies, Varanasi

Employment History

Post Doctoral Fellow, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Bombay, December 2021 - December 2022


Tsering Nurboo. "Candrakīrti's Epistemology: A Re-examination of Jamyang Zhepa's Interpretation." Journal of Indian Philosophy. Published online: 23 June 2023 (Springer Nature). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10781-023-09547-3

Tsering Nurboo. “The Concept of Svasaṃvedana in Dignāga and Candrakīrti.” Asian Philosophy: An International Journal of the Philosophical Traditions of the East 32:4 (2022): 448–465 (Routledge: Taylor & Francis Group).

Tsering Nurboo. “Does Dharmakīrti Diverge from Dignāga on Perception?” Indian Philosophical Quarterly 46, no. 3–4 (June 2021): 79–106.

Tsering Nurboo. “Is the Pramāṇavārttika a Madhyamaka Treatise?” Journal of Indian Philosophy 48:5 (2020): 827–844 (Springer Nature).


Digamber & Nilima Joshi Award, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, 20th August 2022.