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MAHATMA GANDHI KASHI VIDYAPITH, VARANASI

DEPARTMENT OF PHILOSOPHY

Established in 1961

About the Department

This department is established in the year 1961. Before this, Philosophy has been a subject at the Graduation Level. Bharat Ratna Dr. Bhagwandas (the first Vice Chancellor of this University) was the first teacher who taught Philosophy here.

Dr. Smpurnanand, Acharya Narendra Dev, Prof. Raja Ram Shastri, Shri Gopal Shastri, Shri Viswanath Anant Keshkar and Shri Ram Dev also taught Philosophy in this department.

Vision of the Department

To inculcate among students moral sense of justice, equality and fraternity.

To teach students to bring renaissance among people to keep away from blind-belief and prejudices.

To prepare students to fight for the cause of nation, well-being of human beings and service to the nation.

Thurst Areas of the Department

Indian Philosophy

Western Philosophy

Vedanta

Social Philosophy

Aesthetics

Contemporary Indian Philosophy

Ethics

Philosophy of Religion

Contemporary Western Philosophy

Logic

Head of the Department

Prof. Rajesh Kumar Mishra

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Last Updated on : 10 February 2018