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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.

Books

Ethics in Dhammapada
Authoured
Year of Publication :2018
Name of Publication :Maitree Prakashan, Latur
Place of Publication :Latur
ISBN :978-93-84810-35-1

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. Sampada Sawant
Assistant Professor

Interested in Continental Philosophy, Gender Studies and Moral Philosophy. She has worked as Junior Research Fellow in Department of Philosophy, University of Mumbai, and has taught various papers of M.A. Part I and II like Greek, Hellinistic and Roman Philosophy-Plato and Aristotle, Feminist Ethics, Philosophy and Film, Kant Practical Philosophy, Contemporary Political Theory, in her capacity as JRF for the academic year 2018-2019 and 2019-2020. She is currently pursuing Ph.D on her area of interest- 'Masculinities' from Department of Philosophy, University of Mumbai. 

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Ms. Sampada Sawant
Assistant Professor

Interested in Continental Philosophy, Gender Studies and Moral Philosophy. She has worked as Junior Research Fellow in Department of Philosophy, University of Mumbai, and has taught various papers of M.A. Part I and II like Greek, Hellinistic and Roman Philosophy-Plato and Aristotle, Feminist Ethics, Philosophy and Film, Kant Practical Philosophy, Contemporary Political Theory, in her capacity as JRF for the academic year 2018-2019 and 2019-2020. She is currently pursuing Ph.D on her area of interest- 'Masculinities' from Department of Philosophy, University of Mumbai. 

Research Papers Published

Revisiting Gandhian idea of ' Dignity of Labour' in the context of gendered division of labour
Co Author :-
Name of Publication :UGC CARE listed Journal Our Heritage
Year of Publication :2020

Research Papers Presented

The idea of nothingness in Indian and western Philosophy: A comparative study
Co Author :-
Name of Seminar :Bombay Philosophical Society's Dr. OOkherjee memorial Seminar
Level :Local
Period :12-09-2015-12-09-2015
Name of Organizers :Bombay Philosophical Society in association with Department of Philosophy, University of Mumbai

Multiculturalism- a philosophical perspective
Co Author :-
Name of Seminar :Festival of Peace 2016
Level :Local
Period :23-09-2016-23-09-2016
Name of Organizers :Wilson College, Mumbai

The need for deconstruction of masculine identity
Co Author :-
Level :State
Period :31-01-2018-31-01-2018
Name of Organizers :Department of Philosophy, Savitribai Phule Pune University and Department of Philosophy, Late Principal Sonopant Dandekar Adhyasan, S.P. College,Pune

Masculinities: Philosophical reflections
Co Author :-
Name of Conference :Fourth Interdisciplinary Ph.D Research Colloqium
Level :Local
Period :03-08-2019-03-08-2019
Name of Organizers :IQAC & Department of German, University of Mumbai

Revisiting Gandhian Idea of 'dignity of Labour' in the context of gendered division of labour
Co Author :-
Name of Conference :Rethinking Mahatma Gandhi in present context
Level :National
Period :29-02-2020-29-02-2020
Name of Organizers :Sonopant Dandekar Arts, V.S. Apte Commerce& M.H. Mehta Science College, Palghar

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)