Dr S.G. Kulkarni is a Professor of Philosophy at the University of Hyderabad. He holds a joint faculty position with the Centre for Science, Culture and Innovation Studies, University of Hyderabad. He has been in the faculty of the University of Hyderabad since 1980. His area of specialization is Philosophy of Science and his work primarily concerns the problem of Realism and Rationalism in Philosophy of Science. His other research interests include Social and Political Philosophy and Philosophy of Art. He has published in various journals and anthologies.