M.A. in Philosophy
The two-year (four semesters) Master’s Programme in Philosophy aims at providing a comprehensive synthesis of various philosophical disciplines to develop a critical and analytical approach to all major areas of human inquiry. The primary philosophical subjects are presented in such a way as to give the students a harmonious view of the humans, the world and God, based on the heritage of perennially valid philosophies in the East and the West.
· To prepare the students to teach philosophy in centres of higher education
· To equip them to perform functions that demand higher competence in national/international organizations
· To train the students in scientific research
· To help them find meaning in life by broadening their field of vision
The Master’s Programme consists of lectures, written assignments, presentations, practical exercises, a comprehensive viva and a scientifically prepared thesis/dissertation. The Master’s Degree in Philosophy, awarded at the end of the successful completion of the four-semester programme, qualifies the students for admission to a Doctorate in Philosophy in all the Departments/Faculties all over the world.
A candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree (in any subject) from a recognized university.
· Approaching the subject from academic and practical points of view
· Focus on subaltern and women perspectives
· Facility to learn classical (Sanskrit or Latin) and modern (German or French) languages
· Opportunity to attend seminars, workshops, ‘Dharma Endowment Lectures’, Faculty Day, etc.
· Extra-curricular activities for peer interaction, growth of organizational skills and personality development.