DEPARTMENT OF PHILOSOPHY
Philosophy, being the mother of all subjects, imparts wisdom and in depth understanding of the perennial questions arising in human mind. It deals with ethical, (nature of good, duty, utility principles etc.) metaphysical, (is there a God, Soul, rebirth etc.) social and political, (society, justice, rights, power) and logical (correct and incorrect reasoning, validity, invalidity, truth and falsity etc) issues that are central to our existence. Subjects such as Ancient Indian Philosophy, Western Logic, Social and Political Philosophies, History of Western Philosophy, Contemporary Western Philosophy and Philosophy of Religion are taught in the B.A. Honours Course. Philosophy provides higher understanding skills and art of reasoning, analysis and synthesis that are crucial to the process of knowledge acquisition. It also provides the students with the knowledge of ancient Indian culture, a balanced view of life and relationships with surroundings. The subject has a large scope for higher learning in the field of Law, computer application, administrative and civil services, corporate world and environmental field. Apart from Honours Course, the College also offers a B.A. programme course with Philosophy as a subject. Moreover Philosophy is offered as a subject along with some Honours courses and as a subject in lieu of Hindi.
- V. Sujata Raju, M.A., M.Phil. (on study leave)
- Sonia Mehta, M.A., M. Phil (Incharge)
- Monica Prabhakar, M.A., M. Phil. Ph.D.