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Philosophy

About the Department

Date of Establishment: 20th June 1959

Former HOD: Prof. Kelshikar (1959-1979)

                    Prof. Poornima Dave (1979-2006)

                    Prof. Sunita Jeswani ( 2006- to date)

Confirm Teachers: Prof. Sunita Jeswani

                            Prof. Gautam Tenkale

                          

                         

About the Subject

PHILOSOPHY

INTRODUCTION: 

       Philosophy literary means'' Search for the ultimate truth or wisdom'. Philosophers are people devoted to wisdom. Philosophy is the MOTHER of all sciences. Philosophy respects all other schools of Philosophy- Theistic, Atheistic as well Materialistic in nature. It covers thinkers from ancient to Contemporary times. Philosophy studies the fundamental nature of existence of man and man’s relationship to existence. In a realm of cognition the special science are trees but Philosophy is the soil which makes the forest possible.

WHY SHOULD WE STUDY PHILOSOPHY?

         Philosophy helps us to understand that things are not always what they seem to be they help in distinguishing between Reality and Appearance.

         It teaches us how to grapple intelligently with basic question such as Who am I? Does God exist? How Should I live? Should I do what Society dictates me to do? Can I be sure of any of my Believes? Does my life have any meaning?

   Philosophy makes us more analytical and Critical in our approach thereby developing our ability to think rationally. Studying Philosophy refines one’s ability to communicate clearly with others and articulate one’s thought in meaningful way.

APPLICABILITY OF PHILOSOPHY 

   

     With emphasis to the applied component Papers at the T.Y.B.A level that is: LIVING ETHICAL ISSUES, YOGA PHILOSOPHY and an elective paper namely FORMAL LOGIC, it can be said that:

    Subjects like LIVING ETHICAL ISSUES helps in sensitizing the Young minds about current Ethical Issues like EUTHANASIA, SURROGACY. RESPONSIBILITY TOWARDS FLORA AND FAUNA, RIGHTS OF ANIMALS, EXPERIMENTATION ON ANIMALS, FEMINISM to name just a few topics. It inspires and encourages students to choose careers like MSW, SPECIAL B.Ed. etc.

Subjects like YOGA PHILOSOPHY covers the ideology, the technology and Philosophy of Yoga. It is a Philosophy which has taken the entire world with a storm and has found its right place as a Greatest Contribution of Indian Sages and Yogis. It is now recognised and acknowledged as UNIVERSAL, SCIENTIFIC AND SECULAR IN NATURE. 

   Subjects like LOGIC enhances Reasoning which is Critical, analytical, Valid thinking which  helps students to take up careers as Lawyers, Computer Programmer, Clear Competitive exams (UPSC,MPSC,BANKING,POLICE FORCE,AIRLINES,NET-SET etc.) in first round.

 To put it is a nutshell, Philosophy develops the personality of an individual, Integrating the Mind,Body and Soul.

Dr. Gautam Tenkale
HOD

He is interested in Indian philosophy and Buddhist philosophy.He also teach for M.A. in Buddhist studies.

He has worked as a NSS program officer for 7 year.

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Dr. Gautam Tenkale
HOD

He is interested in Indian philosophy and Buddhist philosophy.He also teach for M.A. in Buddhist studies.

He has worked as a NSS program officer for 7 year.

Research Papers Published

Dhammapad:A Guide to Right Living
Name of Publication :Social Existence
Name of Editors :Dr. Sunil Salunke
Year of Publication :2014
ISSN :2321-6069

Ganddhin Philosophy: Views on Truth and Nonviolence
Name of Editors :Dr.Prashant R.Khade
Name of Publisher :Gandhi Study Center
Year of Publication :2015
ISSN :978-81-909640-7-4

Ethics of women in Indian context
Name of Publication :Universal Publishing House
Name of Editors :N. Padmanabha
Name of Publisher :R.K.T. College
Year of Publication :2015
ISSN :978-93-83342-13-6

Bhartya naitik tatv par Ram sahitay ka prabhav
Name of Publication :Ayaodya shodh sansthan ayodya faijabad
Name of Editors :Dr.Pradeep Kumar Singh
Year of Publication :2012

Ethics in buddhisim
Co Author :Dr. Sunil Salunke
Name of Publication :Social Existence
Name of Editors :Dr. Sunil Salunke
Year of Publication :2016
ISSN :2321-6069

Research Papers Presented

Relevance of Dhammapad in modern society
Name of Conference :Maaharashtra Tatvadyan Parishad
Level :State
Period :06-02-2014-08-02-2014
Name of Organizers :Arts,Commerce and Science College , Goveli,Ta.kalyan Dist. Thane

Gandhian Philosophy:views on truth and nonviolence
Name of Conference :Significance of Mahatma Gandhi's Methodology in 21st Centure
Level :International
Period :30-01-2015-31-01-2015
Name of Organizers :New Arts, commerce and Science Collegge, Warrdha

Ethics for women in Indian context
Name of Seminar :Women's Issues
Level :National
Period :20-03-2015-06-04-2016
Name of Organizers :R.K.T. College, Of arts, science and commerce,Ulhasnagar.

Dhammapadatil niti shastra
Name of Conference :Maaharashtra Tatvadyan Parishad
Level :State
Period :11-11-2010-13-11-2010
Name of Organizers :Maaharashtra Tatvadyan Parishad

Ms. Mrunal Joshi
Contractual
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CERTIFICATE COURSE
Certificate course in yoga

F.Y.B.A.
Sem 1 and 2
I Moral Philosophy

S.Y.B.A.
Sem 3
II Social Philosophy

III Indian Philosophy

Sem 4
II Political Philosophy

III Western Philosophy

T.Y.B.A.
Sem 5
3 Indian Philosophy (Advanced)

Sem 5 and 6
5 Philosophy of Religion

6 Living Ethical Issues

7 Philosophy of Dhammapada

8 Formal Logic

9 Philosophy of Yoga

SEM 6
4 Western Philosophy (Advanced)