Doctor of Philosophy in Philosophy

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3 Year

Department name

Department of Philosophy
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Government Noon 0 0 1 0 0 16800 13800
Eligibility Criteria
  • PO1: It will provide the potentiality of the student to philosophize and to make them self-reflexive.
  • PO2: The basic outcome of the PG department is to inculcate in-depth knowledge of philosophy.
  • PO3: The demand of self reflexivity will lead to consistent and critical spell of thought which will navigate the hard core of student’s thinking and reflecting.
  • PO4: The PG Department has chosen its research domain which would concentrate on the philosophical thought that has been develop in Gujarat.
  • PO5: This in-depth knowledge will include the entire discourse of Indian and Western Philosophy.
  • PO6: To make philosophy a life learning process so that one can envision one’s own life systematically and sincerely.
  • PSO1: A skill of critical inquiry which is necessary and should be inevitably attained for the philosophical discourse. The skill of critical inquiry gives an insight to generate creative thought.
  • PSO2: Philosophical thinking is not an alienated discourse which subjugates life. Life is panorama of philosophical thinking. Philosophy cannot exclude life as Dr. Radhakrishnan has rightly said “That philosophy is alive it can not be remote from the life of the people.” In this respect the skill of philosophizing connect and substantiate life.
  • PSO3: Philosophy is not only an abstract thinking but it preludes the potential of thinking beyond the structural boundaries. The skill of philosophizing will develop the potential to create an out of box thinking.
  • PSO4: Post Graduate Programme in Philosophy will enrich the potential of knowledge by creating a critical, comprehensive and will ensure the capacity of inquiring mind.
  • PSO5: The domain of the history of Indian and Western Philosophy is an aspiring and inspiring discourses on thought and life.
  • PSO6: The programme has been covered by the domain of society, religion, ethics and aesthetics. With the special focus on the present day problematics of life and living in society.
  • PSO7: The study of reasoning provides the anatomy of examining thought and argument and will provide an essential skill of reasoning.
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Gujarat University

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