Reader in Sanskrit
Fellow of Queens' College
Dr Kahrs teaches Sanskrit and Indian religion and philosophy. His interests lie within the field of Indian intellectual history, particularly Sanskrit linguistics and philosophy of language, and Indian religion, including Buddhism. Among his publications is a book on the nirvacana tradition of interpretation, Indian semantic analysis (1998). He is currently working on notions of the selfhood and agency in Mimamsa philosophy. Dr Kahrs also teaches Pali and Prakrit. He is a Fellow of Queens' College.