Created byBABU M N
The purpose of this course is to study the important concepts in Ancient and Medieval philosophy. We will concentrate on the dominant figures of philosophy, and their thought on cosmology, metaphysics, epistemology, logic, ethics, and religion. The Philosophical Schools to be covered are the Milesian, Pythagorean, Eleatic, Pluralists. Atomists and the Sophists. It includes the brilliant contributions of the all time greatest philosophers like Socrates, Plato, Aristotle and religious contributions of medieval thinkers - St.Augustine. St.Anselm, and St.Thomas Aquinas.
The course enables the students to master all the basic ideas of Classical Greek and Medieval philosophy. This is a part of approved curriculum for B. A. Philosophy Course of University of Calicut that can be applicable in all Indian Universities.
These topics will be covered in 14 weeks with intermediate assignments and will end with the final examination which will take an extra week. Once a student complete this course, he/ she can surely master in the ancient western philosophy.
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Course Syllabus & Schedule
Dr.Babu M N, M.Phil.,PhD.
Assistant Professor, Dept.of Philosophy, Sree Sankaracharya univ. of Sanskrit, Kalady.
Teaching Experience --20 years
Research Interests- Greek philosophy, Gandhian Philosophy, Hermeneutics and
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Heidegger ,Wittgenstein and Sanskrit: A conception on language, The Philosopher , July-Sept. 2013,(ISSN 2319-8311)
Ancient Theories in Environmental Ethics, Seminar Digest, ASC, Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University,2016 , pp 16-24
Philosophy of Consciousness: Concepts and Theories,(chapter in the book Titled Consciousness: Scientific and Philosophical Perspectives)ISBN:978-81-935487-07
Title : Heidegger’s Hermeneutical Phenomenology-A Philosophy of Being , ISBN : 978-81-906734-0-3
Editorial Advisory Board of Research Journal Titled Discourse
Resource person for study material preparation of B. A. Philosophy
C C S S Program of Calicut University.
MA Question setter: Different Universities in Kerala.
Appointed as an Observer- National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET-UG 2018)