Date and Place of Birth:
  • March 10, 1930 (Madras, India)
 
Date and Place of Death:
  • June 20, 1995 (Santa Barbara, CA, USA)
 
Education:
  • Dr. Antonio Da Silva High School, Bombay, 1934- 1936
  • St. James College, Calcutta, 1936- 1938
  • St. Bede's High School, Madras, 1938- 1940
  • Dr. Antonio Da Silva High School, Bombay, 1940- 1944
  • Elphinstone College, Bombay, 1944- 1950
  • School of Economics & Sociology, University of Bombay, 1948- 1950
  • Magdalen College, Oxford, 1950- 1953
  • Nuffield College, Oxford, 1953- 1954
  • Intermediate Arts, University of Bombay, 1946 (First Class First)
  • B.A. (Economics), University of Bombay, 1948 (First Class First)
  • B.A. (Philosophy, Politics & Economics), University of Oxford, 1954 (First Class Honours)
  • M.A., University of Oxford, 1956
  • D.Phil., University of Oxford, 1962
 
Career:
  • Fellow & Lecturer in Politics, Elphinstone College, Bombay, 1948- 1949
  • Director, Indian Institute of World Culture, Bangalore, 1954- 1955
  • Associate Editor, The Aryan Path, Bombay, 1954- 1955
  • Chief Research Officer to the Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission, Government of India, New Delhi, 1955- 1956
  • Fellow and Lecturer in Politics, St. Antony's College, Oxford, 1956- 1964
  • Consultant, Friends International Seminar, Kranj, Yugoslavia, 1958
  • Consultant, Parliamentary Group for World Government, London, 1957- 1964
  • Visiting Professor of Philosophy, University of Oslo, Jan- Mar, 1958
  • Visiting Professor of Political Philosophy, University of Chicago, Winter 1963
  • Visiting Professor, College of Europe, Bruges, Belgium, 1962
  • Visiting Professor, Erasmus Seminar, Netherlands, 1962
  • Visiting Professor, University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, Spring 1964
  • Visiting Professor, University of California, Los Angeles, 1964- 1965
  • Consultant, Encylopaedia Britannica, 1964- 1966
  • Consultant, Fund for the Republic, Santa Barbara, 1964- 1969
  • Consultant, Management Development Institute, Sacramento, 1969- 1971
  • Alton Brooks Professor of Religion, University of Southern California, 1985
  • Professor of Political Science, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1965- 1986; Professor Emeritus, after July 1986
 
Clubs, Societies, Professional and Non-Profit Organizations:
  • Founder-Secretary, The Elphinstone College Student's Executive, 1946- 1948
  • Founder-Editor, The Elphinstone College Wall-Paper (daily bulletin), 1946- 1948
  • Member, National Preparatory Committee, National Union of Students, 1949- 1950
  • Chief Delegate, World Union of Students, Mysore & Bombay, 1950
  • President, The Oxford Union, Spring 1954
  • President, The Oxford Majlis, Spring 1951
  • President, The Oxford University Peace Association, Michelmas, 1951
  • President, The Oxford Social Studies Association, 1952
  • President, The Voltaire Society, Winter 1953
  • Founder, The Plotinus Society, Winter 1953
  • Delegate, World Government Conference, Copenhagen, 1954
  • Director, Seminar on World Religions, Bangalore, 1955
  • Senior Treasurer, Oxford University Socratic Club, 1959- 1964
  • Member of Executive Committee, World Association of World Federalists, The Hague, 1957- 1958
  • Consultant & Lecturer, International Seminar on "Ideological Diversity and World Peace", Friends International Centre, Kranj, Yugoslavia, 1958
  • Consultant & Lecturer, International Conference on the Establishment of a World University, Switzerland,
  • 1959Lecturer, Conference of World Thinkers on Ideology and Industrial Society, Rheinfelden, Switzerland, 1959
  • Senior Treasurer, Oxford University Porphyry Society, 1959
  • Senior Treasurer, Oxford University Buddhist Society, 1958- 1964
  • Consultant, OXFAM, 1963- 1964
  • Director of Studies, UNESCO Conference in Oxford on "Mutual Understanding Between the Orient and the Occident", May 1958
  • Member, Political Studies Association, England, 1958- 1980
  • Member, Mind Association, England, 1958- 1974
  • Member, American Society for Legal and Political Philosophy, 1969- 1984
  • Member, The American Political Science Association, 1975- 1977
  • Member, The American Academy of Political Science, 1980- 1983
  • Life Member, The Indian Political Science Association, since 1979
  • Editorial Consultant, Nigerian Journal of Philosophy, 1981- 1983
  • Member, Jazz and World Music Society, 1981- 1986
  • Board of Advisers, The American Biographical Institute, 1982-1983
  • Member, International Political Studies Association, 1970- 1985
  • Member, The Club of Rome, 1971- 1982
  • Member, The American Association for the Club of Rome, 1980- 1982
  • Member, The World Futures Studies Federation, 1983- 1985
  • Member, The Reform Club, London, since 1978
 
Awards:
  • J.C.P. D'Andrade Senior Debating Trophy, Elphinstone College, 1944- 1948
  • J.C.P. D'Andrade Junior Debating Trophy, Elphinstone College, 1944- 1946
  • Lord Brabourne Inter-Collegiate Elocution Trophy, 1947, 1949- 1950
  • D.N. Sirur Inter-Collegiate Debating Trophy, 1946, 1947
  • Hughlings Prize for English, University of Bombay, 1946
  • Wordsworth Scholarship for Politics & Economics, University of Bombay, 1946
  • Merit Scholar, Elphinstone College, 1945- 1948
  • Managing Editor, The Elphinstonian, 1947- 1948
  • The Telang Medal, Elphinstone College, 1946
  • The Gokhale Prize, Elphinstone College, 1948
  • Elected Mr. Elphinstonian, 1946- 1949
  • James Taylor Prize for Economics, University of Bombay, 1948
  • Seth Jeshingbhai Prize, 1950
  • Chancellor's Gold Medal, 1950
  • Rhodes Scholar, 1950- 1953
  • Sheppard Exhibition, Magdalen College, Oxford, 1952
  • Senior Mackinnon Scholar, Magdalen College, Oxford, 1953- 1954
  • Ford Foundation Grant, St. Antony's College, Oxford, 1960
  • Humanities Institute Grant, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1967
  • Professor of the Year, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1983
  • Gold Medallion, Accademia Italia, 1984
 
Bibliography:
  • Contemporary Authors, 1974, 1981, 1986
  • Who's Who in the West, 1974
  • Dictionary of International Biography, 1979- 1984
  • Personaggi Contemporanei, 1984
  • Who's Who in California, 1987