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SyllabusfortheDegreeofMasterofArtsinPhilosophyAsperSemesterSystem(Tobeeffectivefromtheacademicsession20072008)AbstractEachpaperwillcarry50marks:WrittenPart45marksandInternalAssessment5marksMinimumnumberofclassesperpaperof50marks:45SEMESTERIFullMarks:200 COREPAPERSPaper101 IndianClasssics Paper102IndianEpistemologyPaper103WesternClassicsPaper104WesternEthics SEMESTERIIFullMarks:200COREPAPERSPaper201IndianEthicsPaper202IndianMetaphysicsPaper203 WesternEpistemologyPaper204WesternLogicSEMESTERIIIFullMarks:200COREPAPERSPaper301 IndianPhilosophyofLanguagePaper302WesternMetaphysicsOPTIONALPAPER (AnyoneGrouptobechosen)GroupA (NyayaVaisesika)Paper303 PracinaNyayaIPaper304PracinaNyayaIIGroupB (Vedanta)Paper303AdvaitaMetaphysicsIPaper304AdvaitaMetaphysicsIIGroupCAppliedEthhicsPaper303 BiomedicalEthicsPaper304SociopoliticalIssuesinEthicsGroupDAdvancedLogicPaper303 IntuitiveSetTheoryPaper304 NondeductiveLogicSEMESTERIVFullMarks:200COREPAPERSPaper401 PhenomenologyandExistentialismPaper402 AnalyticPhilosophy(Western)OPTIONALPAPERS(AschoseninSemesterIII)GroupANyayaVaisesikaPaper403 NavyaNyayaIPaper404 NavyaNyayaIIGroupBVedantaPaper403 AdvaitaEpistemologyPaper404 VisistadvaitaMetaphysics GroupCAppliedEthicsPaper403 BusinessandProfessionalEthicsPaper404 EnvironmentalEthicsGroupDAdvancedLogicPaper403 TheLogicofRelationsPaper404 PropositionalLogicSyllabusforDegreeofMasterofArtsinPhilosophyAsperSemesterSystem(Tobeeffectivefromtheacademicsession20072008)Eachpaperwillcarry50marks:Writtenpart45marksandinternalassessment5marksSEMESTERIFullMarks200COREPAPERS(Minimumnumberofclassesasperpaperof50marks:45)Paper101 IndianClassics(Marks50) Prasastapada:Padarthadharmasamgraha (Uptotheendofprthivisadharmyaparikasa) (45classes)Paper102 IndianEpistemology(Marks50)(i) Ganga:Tattvacintamani(pramanyavadauptotheendnaturajatatvenapurovartinamiti) (23classes)(ii) Dharmakirti:Nyayabindu(Uptotrirupanica) (22classes)Paper103 WesternClassics(Marks50) Kant:CritiqueofPureReason,N.K.Smithsabridged Edition(uptotheendoftheTranscendentalAnalytic) (45classes)Paper104 WesternEthhics (Marks50)(i) NormativeEthics:UtilitarianismandDeontology(13classes)(ii) Metaethics:CognitivismNaturalismandIntuitionismNoncognitivism:Emotivism,Prescriptivism (20classes)(iii) AppliedEthics:LifeandDeathissues,IssuesinEnvironmentalEthics(12classes)SuggestedReadings:1. J.S.Mill;Utilitarianism,inCollectedWorksofJ.S.Mill,Vol.X,UniversityofTorontoPress.2. I.Kant:GroundworkofMetaphysicofMorals,Macmillan3. W.D.Hudson:ModernMoralPhilosophy,Macmilloan4. PeterSinger:PracticalEthics,CambridgeUniversityPress5. H.LaFollette(ed):EthicsinPractice:AnAnthology,Blackwell6. JamesP.Sterba(ed):ContemporaryEthics,PrenticeHall7. RobertElliot(ed):EnvironmentalEthhics,OxfordUniversityPressSEMESTERIIFullMarks200COREPAPERSPaper201 IndianEthics(Marks50)(i) Bhagavadgita(ChaptersII&III)(22classes)(ii) LaugaksiBhaskara:Arthasamgraha(Dharma,bhavana,vidhianditsvarieties,arthavada) (23classes)Paper202 IndianMetaphysics(Marks50)(i) Gaudapada:Mandukyakarika(ChaptersI&II)(22classes)(ii) Isvarakrsna:SamkhyakarikawithTattvakaumudi(Karikas13,922) (23classes)Paper203 WesternEpistemology(Marks50)(i) NatureandDefinitionofKnowledge(10classes)(ii) GettierProblemandResponsestoit(10classes)(iii) ScepticismandthePossibilityofknowledge(10classes)(iv) Justificationofknowledgeclaims:Foundationalism,CoherentismandReliabilism (10classes)(v) KnowledgeofOtherMinds (5classes)SuggestedReadinbgs:1. KeithLehrer:TheoriesofKnowledge,Routledge2. R.M.Chisholm:TheoryofKnowledge,3rded,PrenticeHall3. A.J.Ayer;TheProblemofKnowledge,PenguinBooks4. J.L.Pollock:ContemporaryTheoriesofKnowledge,Rowman&Littlefield5. A.Stroll(ed):Epistemology:NewEssaysinTheoryofKnowledge,Harper&Row6. J.Dancy:IntroductiontoContemporaryEpistemology,BlackwellPaper204 WesternLogic (Marks5)(i) PropositionalLogic:RulesofNaturalDeduction,TheRuleofConditionalProof,IndirectProof,ProvingInvalidity(10classes)(ii) QuantificationTheory:SingularandGeneralPropositions,MultiplyGeneralPropositions,QuantificationRulesandProvingValidity,ProvingInvalidity,LogicalTruthsInvolvingQuantifiers(35classes)Text: I.M.Copi:SymbolicLogic(5thedition),Macmillan(Chapters3and4)SEMESTERIIIFullMarks200COREPAPERSPaper301 IndianPhilosophyofLanguage (Marks50) Visvanatha:BhasparicchedawithSiddhantamuktavali (Sabdakhanda) (45classes)Paper302 WesternMetaphysics (Marks50)(i) NatureandNotionsofMetaphysics:TraditionalandContemporary (10classes)(ii) BeingandBecoming:EssenceandExistence(10classes)(iii) Substance:TheAristotleanConception,IndividuationofSubstance,Essentialism (15classes)(iv) SelfKnowledgeandSelfidentity:MemoryCriterion,BodyCriterion;PrimitivenessoftheConceptofPerson (10classes)SuggestedReadings:1. D.W.Hamlyn:Metaphysics,CambridgeUniversityPress2. P.F.Strawson:Individuals:AnEssayinDescriptiveMetaphysics,Metheun3. G.Evans:VarietiesofReference,ClarendonPress4. Aristotle:Metaphysics,BookZeta5. B.A.Brody:IdentityandEssence,PrincetonUniversityPressOptionalPapers(AnyoneGrouptobechosen)GroupA(NyayaVaisesika)Paper303 PracinaNyayaI (Marks50) Gotama:NyayasutrawithVatsyayanabhasya(AnhikaI) (45classes)Paper304 PracinaNyayaII (Marks50) Udayana:Nyayakusumanjali(1ststavaka) (45classes)GroupB(Vedanta)Paper303 AdvaitaMetaphysicsI (Marks50) Badarayana:BrahmasutrawithSankarabhasya(Catuhsutri) (45classes)Paper304 AdvaitaMetaphysicsII (Marks50) Vidyaranya:Vivaranaprameyasamgraha(Adhyasa) (45classes)GroupC(AppliedEthics)Paper303 BiomedicalEthics (Marks50)(i) TheBiologicalBasisofEthics (5classes)(ii) FundamentalsofMedicalEthics (5classes)(iii) ExperimentationwithNonhumanAnimals(15classes)(iv) ExperimentationwithHumanSubjects (20classes)SuggestedReadings:1. PeterSinger:TheExpandingCircle,OxfordUniversityPress2. J.Harris:TheValueofLife:AnIntroductiontoMedicalEthics,RoutledgeandKeganPaul3. J.F.Childress&T.L.Beauchamp:PrinciplesofBiomedicalEthics,RoutledgeandKeganPaul4. HelgaKuhse&PeterSinger:BioEthics:AnAnthology,BlackwellPaper304 SocioPoliticalIssuesinEthics (Marks50)(i) Liberty,Equality&Justice (20classes)(ii) Terrorism,WarandPeace (15classes)(iii) FeministEthics (10classes)SuggestedReadings:1. RuthChadwick:EncyclopaediaofAppliedEthics,AcademicPress2. PeterSinger:PracticalEthics,CambridgeUniversityPress3. HughLaFollette(ed):EthicsinPractice:AnAnthology,Backwell4. T.A.MappesandJ.S.Zembaty:SocialEthics,McGrawHill5. B.Almond&D.Hill(eds):AppliedPhilosophy:MoralsandMetaphysics,RoutledgeandKeganPaul6. ClaudiaCard(ed):FeministEthics,UniversityofKansas7. BrianBarryetal(eds):Justice,EdwardArnoldPublishersGroupD(AdvancedLogic)Paper303 SetTheory (Marks50)(i) IntuitiveSetTheory:Definition (5classes)(ii) BasicOperationsonSets (5classes)(iii) VennDiagrams (5classes)(iv) Relations;Binary,nary (15classes)(v) Functions (15classes)Text:P.Suppes:IntroductiontoLogic,EastWestPressPaper304 NondeductiveLogic (Marks50)(i) ProblemofInduction (5classes) (ii) Hypothesis (5classes) (iii) TheNatureofEvidencestatements (5classes)(iv) EliminativeInduction (8classes)(v) JustificationofInduction (5classes)(vi) CausationasRegularSuccession (10classes)(vii) CounterfactualsandDispositions (7classes)SuggestedReadings: 1. S.F.Barker:InductionandHypothesis,CornellUniversityPress2. R.B.Bratithwaite:ScientificExplanation,HarperandBrothers 3. ArtherPap:AnIntroductiontothePhilosophyofScience,EyreandSpotliswoode SEMESTERIVFULLMARKS:200COREPAPERPaper401 PhenomenologyandExistentialism (Marks50)(i) Phenomenology : Development of Husserls Phenomenology, TheNatural World Thesis, Phenomenological Reduction, EssentialIntuition, Pure Consciousness and Transcendental Subjectivity,Intentionality,SolipsismandInterSubjectivity,TheLifeWorld(25classes)(ii) Existentialism : Sartres Existentialism, Sartres Critique of Husserl,Nothingness, Beingforitself visavis Beinginitself, Freedom andResponsibility,Badfaith,andCritiqueofMarxism(25classes)SuggestedReadings:1. EdmundHusserl:Ideas,BookI,MartinusNijhoff2. Edmund Husserl : The Crisis of European Sciences and TranscendentalPhenomenology,NorthWesternUniversityPress3. Herbert Speigelberg : The PhenomenologicalMovement (Vols. I&II),MartinusNijhoff4. J.N.Mohanty&W.R.Mckenna (eds) : Husserls Phenomenology : A Text book,UniversityPressofAmerica5. M.K.Bhadra:ACriticalSurveyofPhenomenologyandExistentialism,ICPRAllied6. J.N.Mohanty : The Development of Husserls Thought in CambridgeCompaniontoHusserl,CambridgeUniversityPress7. JeanpaulSartre:BeingandNothingness,PhilosophicalLibrary8. JeanPaulSartre:CritiqueofDialecticalReason,Verse9. JeanPaulSaertre:TranscendenceoftheEgo,NewYorkPaper402 AnalyticPhilosophy(Western) (Marks50)(i) Issues and Problems : Sense and Reference; Concepts andObjects;NegativeExistentials,Indirectspeech,PropositionalAttitudes,ProperNames,DefiniteDescriptions.(22classes)(ii) Wittgenstein : Language andReality, Facts andObjects,Names andPropositions, the Picture Theory, Rejection of the Picturemodel,PhilosophyandLanguage,MeaningandUse,FormsofLife.(23classes)SuggestedReadings:1. G.Frege:OnSenseandReference,inTranslations2. From the PhilosophicalWritings ofGottlob Frege, P.Geach&M. Black (ed),Blackwell3. G.Frege:OnConceptsandObjectsinTranslations4. From thePhilosophicalWritings ofGottlob Frege,P.Geach&M.Black (eds),Blackwell5. B.Russell:LogicandKnowledge,R.C.Marsh(ed.),AllenandUnwin6. B.Russell:IntroductiontomathematicalPhilosophy,7. L. Wittgenstein : Tractatus LogicoPhilosophicus, (trans.) D.F. Pears and B.F.McGuiness,Routledge&KeganPaul8. L. Wittgensteinbn : Philosophical investigations, (tran.) G.E.M. Anscombe,Blackwell9. G.Pitcher:ThePhilosophyofWittgenstein,PrenticeHallOptionalPapers(AsChoseninSemesterIII)GroupA(NyayaVaisesika)Paper403 NavyaNyayaI (Marks50) Visvanatha:BhasaparicchedawithSiddhantamuktavali(Karikas5155&125137)(45classes)Paper404 NavyaNyayaII (Marks50) Gangesa:VyaptipancakawithMathuri(1stvyaptilaksana) (45classes)GroupB(Vedanta)Paper403 AdvaitaEpistemology (Marks50) Dharmaraja:Vedantaparibhasa(pratyaksapramana) (45classes)Paper404 Visistadvaitametaphysics (Marks50) Badarayana:BrahmasutrawithSribhasya (1stsutra) (45classes)GroupC(AppliedEthics)Paper403 BusinessandprofessionalEthics (Marks50)(1)BusinessImperativeandMorality (10classes)(2)BasicsofProfessionalEthics (10classes)(3) EthicalCodesofConductforvariousProfessionals(10classes)(4)MediaEthics (15classes)SuggestedReadings:1. E.R.Winkler&J.R.Coombs:AppliedEthics:AReader,Blackwell2. RicharfdDeGeorge:BusinessEthics,Maclmillan3. DarylKoehn:TheGroundsofProfessionalEthics,RoutledgeandKeganPaul4. AndrewBelseyandRuthChadwick(eds)EthicalIssuesinJournalismandtheMedia,RoutledgePaper404 EnvironmentalEthics (Marks50)(i) Anthropocentrism (15classes)(ii) Biocengtrism (10classes)(iii) Ecocentrism (15classes)(iv) Ecofeminism (5classes)SuggestedReadings:1. RobertElliot(ed);EnvironmentalEthics,OxfordUniversityPress2. DavidPepper;ModernEnvironmentalism,RoutledgeandKeganPaul3. CarolynMerchant(ed.)Ecology,RawatPublishers4. NinaWitoszekandAndrewBrennan(eds.):ArneNaessandProgressofEcophilosophy,Rowman&Littlefield5. RuthChadwick(Ed):EncyclopaediaofAppliedEthics,AcademicPresGroupD(AdvancedLogic)Paper403 TheLogicofRelations (Marks50)(i) SymbolisingRelations (10classes)(ii) ArgumentsInvolvingRelations (10classes)(iii) SomeAttributesofRelations (10classes)(iv) IdentityandDefiniteDescriptions (10classes)(v) PredicateVariableandAttriburesofArttributes (5classes)Text:I.M.Copi:SymbolicLogic(5thedition),Macmillan(ChapterV)ReferenceBooks:1. RichardC.Jeffrey,FormalLogic:ItsScopeandLimits(1stedition),TataMcGrawHill(Chapters6,7and9)2. W.V.O.Quine:MethodsofLogic,RoutledgePaper404 PropositionalLogic (Marks50)(i) Formaldeductivesystem,attributesofformalDeductivesystem,theP.M.system:axiomsandTheorems,consistency,completenessandindependence(30classes)(ii) Modalpropositionallogic:TheSystemT (15classes)Text: 1. B.Russell&Whitehead:PrincipiaMathematica (Abridgeded),PartI:*1,*2upto2.412.Hughes&Cresswell:AnIntroductiontoModalLogic,Metheun,Chapters1&2.ReferenceBooks:1. G.E.Hughes&D.G.Londey:TheElementsofFormalLogic,Methuen2. AmbroseandLazerowitz:FundamentalsofSymbolicLogic3. I.M.Copi:SymbolicLogic,(5thedition),Macmillan4. BassonandOConnor:IntroductiontoSymbolicLogic,OxfordUniversityPress

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