Master of Arts in Philosophy

  • ID: MPH2023
  • 4 Semesters (2 yrs)
  • Min Qualification : A Bachelor's degree in any subject is eligible for admission to P.G programme in Philosophy.
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The program MA Philosophy covers all fundamental branches/areas of philosophy such as Western philosophy, Indian philosophy, Traditional logic, Ethics, Symbolic logic, Socio-political philosophy, Continental Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Analytic Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Philosophy of religion, Environmental philosophy, Applied ethics, etc. The program is committed to provide the learner a richer and deeper knowledge in traditional branches of theoretical philosophy such as epistemology and metaphysics and that of practical philosophy such as ethics, social and political, environmental philosophy, in addition to logic and history of philosophy. Along with this, the program gives an afresh orientation to the nuanced fields and themes in applied ethics, continental philosophy and philosophy of science. The diverse set of courses offered in the programme will help the learner earn a strong philosophical, critical and open outlook in the life. After the completion of the programme the learner will be well equipped to give theoretical insights into the social, cultural, moral and political issues in the day-to-day life. The programme is structured in four semesters spreading over two years. The learner is obliged to complete all the required courses for a total 72 credits. They can also earn 8 credits on successful completion of two courses under the Cross Border Disciplines in addition to the approved course for the admitted Programme. Upon completion of the programme, the learner will study 12 Discipline Core (DC) courses, 3 Discipline Specific Elective courses (DE), 2 Ability Enhancement Compulsory Courses (AE) which are titled as Discipline Specific (DS) and University Core (UC), 2 Skill Enhancement Compulsory Courses (SC) and a Dissertation/Project Work (DP). The learners can study two courses from any two disciplines as Cross Border Discipline Courses (CB), if they desire so, in addition to the lawful and required credits.

The programme, Master of Arts in Philosophy, is duly approved by the competent academic bodies of the university:

  • The learner is expected to enjoy the flexibility of choice. The choice-based credit system deployed in the delivery of the programmes ensures the relevance of the pedagogy with the practical significance in the social, cultural, moral and political contexts. The Post Graduate Programme in Philosophy (M.A) has been designed to provide updated knowledge in the discipline of philosophy with an intention of developing and cultivating the spirit of critical/philosophical thinking. The programme further intends to impart practical skills, along with theoretical ones, to seek employment opportunities. It is designed in a way that the learner will continue to do independent research and enquiry in the field which will help him/her get access to new avenues of knowledge as well as build up the career.
Be equipped for global career opportunities.

Semester

Course type

name of the course

Credit

S1

Discipline Core Course 1

Western Philosophy I

4

Discipline Core Course 2

Indian Philosophy I

4

Discipline Core Course 3

Traditional Logic

4

Discipline Core Course 4

Ethics

4

Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course (Discipline Specific)

Aesthetics and Art Appreciation

2

S2

Discipline Core Course 5

Western Philosophy II

4

Discipline Core Course 6

Indian Philosophy II

4

Discipline Core Course 7

Symbolic Logic

4

Discipline Core Course 8

Socio-Political Philosophy

4

Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course (Institution Specific)

Foundational Skills for Research and Writing

2

S3

Discipline Core Course 9

Continental Philosophy

4

Discipline Core Course 10

Modern Indian Thought

4

Discipline Specific Elective Course (Choose any two)

Asian-African Philosophy

4

Environmental Philosophy

4

Philosophy of Sreenarayanaguru

4

Applied Ethics

4

Skill Enhancement Compulsory Course

Philosophical Counselling

2

S4

Discipline Core Course 11

Philosophy of Science

4

Discipline Core Course 12

Analytic Philosophy

4

Discipline Specific Elective Course (Choose any one)

Feminist Philosophy

4

Philosophy of Religion

4

Skill Enhancement Compulsory Course

Reasoning and Problem-Solving Techniques

2

Fees for first semester (S1)

 

Admission fee and prospectus fee

400

Affiliation fee

400

Matriculation fee

120

Eligibility fee

250

Tuition fee

 

  a)Self Learning Material & Virtual Learning Facility fee

2000

  b)Assignment fee

200

  c)Counselling Fee

1200

TOTAL

4570

Fees for subsequent semesters (S2 to S4)

 

Tuition fee

 

  a)Self Learning Material & Virtual Learning Facility fee

2000

  b)Assignment fee

200

  c)Counselling Fee

1200

TOTAL

3400