Sundar Sarukkai is a philosopher and the founder of Barefoot Philosophers Initiative. He works primarily in the realm of philosophy of natural and social sciences. He has made seminal contributions in the philosophy of the natural and social sciences. He has held various academic positions and has authored 11 books. Translating the World: Science and Language; Philosophy for Children; JRD Tata and the Ethics of Philanthropy; and What is Science? are a few among his several works. His recent books are Following a Prayer, and The Social Life of Democracy.