Dr. Debika Saha, is Professor and Former Chairperson in the Department of Philosophy, University of North Bengal, She visited the Centre for Value in Philosophy, Washington DC, U.S.A. as a visiting Research Professor in 2008. She is associated with the International Greek Association of Philosophy and visited Greece several times to deliver lectures She has contributed articles in the Encyclopedia of Anthropology (Five Volumes) published by Sage Publications, U.S.A. in 2006 entitled: Rituals of India. She has also contributed articles on Hinduism in the Encyclopedia of Time, published by Sage, California, U.S.A., 2009. She has a number of articles in her credit published in National and International Journals. She has contributed articles entitled ‘Ceremonies’ in the Handbook of Encyclopedia of Anthropology, published in the year 2010 by Sage Publication,U.S.A.In 2012 She worked under Prof Mcbride, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, US as visiting research scholar on Justice.
"Real and the Virtual: The Posthuman Futuristic Vision"
Human relationship is one of the most complicated aspects of our lives.In our everyday dealings We are witnessing the ups and downs of this relationship.In Japan, there is a virtual game known as ‘Loveplus’ which has changed the lifestyles of the younger generations.This highly sophisticated software programme known as ‘Nintendo DS’ captures the hearts of young people. In this world of betrayal and promise breaking, it is a kind of solace..This game become the leader in the virtual dating world. Its success lies in its ability to simulate real conversation. The question that confronts what will be the fate of human relationships? It is true that we humans are inventing this type of game, so humans will be there. The present paper is an attempt to explore the virtual world as this ‘Posthuman world’ is our constant companion in this strife-stricken world.