About Department of Philosophy

 

Department of Philosophy

Dr. Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya, Sagar (M.P.)

Year of Establishment                                : July 18th ,1946

Name of the Head of the Department         : Prof. Ambika Datta Sharma

Contact Details                                           : (O) 07582-297148,

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Brief Introduction of the Department:

  • Establishment : July 18th,1946
  • The oldest Department started functioning along with the establishment of the Vishwavidyalaya on the above mentioned foundation day.
  • It started with faculty strength of 02 and student strength of 10. Philosophy as a course of study was included in the B.A. Degree Programme in the year 1946.
  • The P.G. (M.A.) programme of study was initiated in the year 1950.
  • M.Phil. Programme of study was initiated in the year 1990.
  • Ph.D Programme of study was initiated in the year 1952.

Presently, the department has strength of three faculties (Three Professors) alongwith two Guest Faculty. It is the prestigious department of Doctor Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya, Sagar.  Since its inception the department is maintaining its continous growth. The department is engaged in imparting three years Undergraduate programmes, two years Postgraduate programmes and Ph.D. programmes. 

 

Vision & Mission :

  • To bring to accomplishment and realization, the vision and mission of the University by creating congenial epistemic culture, erudition and categories so as to promote hermeneutical endeavors both at potential and actual contexts around the fabric of Indian Knowledge System.

 

 Distinguished features/achievements:
  • Ambika Datta Sharma has been awarded with Shankar Fellowship for the first time in the country by the Department of Culture, Govt. of Madhya Pradesh for the year of  2021-2023 
  • Ambika Datta Sharma has been conferred with prestigious Pranwananda Darshan Award in 2019, Naresh Mehta Smriti Wangmaya Samman  2007 and UGC, Research Award 2006 to 2009.
  • Pratap Chandra was served as fellow of Indian Institute of Advanced Study Shimla.
  • Arjun Mishra was conferred with prestigious Pranwananda Darshan Award during 1980’s
  • Department has prepared भारतीय दर्शन बृहत्कोश  in 40 comprehensive volumes during 1982-1987 under the direction of Prof. Arjun Mishra and Mahamahopadhyaya Bhachchu lal Awasthi
  • Osho Rajneesh(born Chandra Mohan Jain, 11 December 1931 – 19 January 1990), also known as Acharya Rajneesh, Having completed his BA in philosophy at D. N. Jain College in 1955, he earned his M.A. in Philosophy From  Department of Philosophy, University of Sagar, in 1957.
 Uniqueness of the department :
  • It is only department of Philosophy of Central India were UG, PG & D. Programmes runes with Choice Based Credit Systems.
  • The department of Philosophy is among only few departments of the country were textual studies are promoted in PG and Ph.D. courses.
 

List of Heads of the Department since Establishment

Sr. No.

Name

Year

1.

Dr. S.S. Roy

08.07.1946 - 02.07.1951

 

2.

Dr. R.R. Das

03.07.1951 - 01.01.1954

 

3.

Dr. S.S. Roy

02.01.1954 - 01.11.1954

 

4.

Dr. S.K. Saxena

02.11.1954 - 15.09.1961

 

5.

Shri C.S. Awasthi

16.09.1961 - 08.07.1976

 

6.

Dr. Arjun Mishra

09.07.1976 - 31.08.1987

 

7.

Dr. Pratap Chandra

01.09.1987 - 21.01.1991

 

8.

Dr. H.N. Mishra

29.01.1991 - 03.09.1994

 

9.

Dr. S.S. Negi

04.09.1994 - 31.05.2008

 

10.

Dr. A.P. Dubey

 

01.06.2008 - 31.05.2011

11.

Dr. A.D. Sharma

01.06.2011 - 31.05.2014

 

12.

Dr. A.P. Dubey

 

01.06.2014 - 31-05-2017

13.

Dr. Savita Gupta

01.06.2017 - 31-05-2020

 

14.

Dr. A.D. Sharma

 

 

01.06.2020 -  ONWARDS

 

 

Sanctioned Post

Filled

Vacant

Professor

02

Nil

02

Associate Professor

03

03

Nil

Assistant Professor

02

Nil

02

Total

07

03

04

Faculty Members

S. No.

Name

Qualification

Designation

Subject Specialization

Teaching Experience

e-Mail Address

 

1.

Prof. A.P. Dubey

M.A., Ph.D. From Dr. H.S. Gour V.V. Sagar (M.P.)

Professor

Indian Philosophy, Applied Ethics, Especially Political Philosophy of Buddhism.

37 Years

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(M) 9425170704

 

2.

Prof. A.D. Sharma

·     M.A. Philosophy BHU Varanasi

·     Acharya in Bauddha Darshan,

    Sampurnanand Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya, Varanasi,

·     Doctor of Philosophy in ‘Philosophy’,

    Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi,

Professor & Head

Indian Philosophy, Buddhist Logic and Epistemology, Post Independence Indian Philosophical Thinking and Cultural Consciousness.

35 Years

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(M) 9406519498

 

3.

Prof. Savita Gupta

M.A. M.Phil Ph.D.

Professor

Indian Philosophy, Especially Shankar Vedanta, Indian Epistemology & Symbolic Logic.

23 Years

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(M) 9926937683

 

Guest Faculty

S. No.

Name and Qualification 

Designation

Area of Specialization

e-Mail Address  

Mobile No.

 

1.

 

Dr. S.N. Devliya

M.A. (Philosophy, Economics, Sanskrit), UGC-NET (Philosophy) Ph.D. in Philosophy from Dr. H.S. Gour V.,V., Sagar (M.P.), Diploma in Electrical Engineering

Guest Faculty 

 

 Indian Philosophy, Indian Ethics, Logic (Indian & Western) 

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9893450106

2.

 

Dr. N.K. Boudha

M.A. and Ph.D. in Philosophy, from Dr. H.S. Gour V. V., Sagar (M.P.)

Guest Faculty

Buddhism, New-Buddhism, Social Philosophy of Ambedkar

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9340593840

 

 

Non-Teaching Staff

S. No.

Name

Designation

Mobile No.

e-Mail Address

1.

Shri S.K. Soni

Office Assistant

9300934933

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2.

Shri Kalicharan Kori

Peon

9300732396

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Recognized Contribution

Major Research Projects 

Sr. No.

Title of Project

Funding Agency

Duration

Name of Awardee

1

भारतीय दर्शन बृहत्कोश

UGC

1982-87

Director : Prof. Arjun Mishra

2

प्रस्थानत्रयी- एक विश्लेषणात्मक एवं समन्वयात्मक अध्ययन

UGC

2008-11

Principal Investigator : Prof. A.P. Dubey

3

भारतीय दर्शन में प्रत्यक्ष-प्रमाण का आलोचनात्मक अध्ययन

UGC

2006-09

Prof. A.D. Sharma

 

Minor Research Projects

Sr. No.

Title of Project

Funding Agency

Duration

Name of Awardee

1

Relevance of Metaphysics in Post Independence Indian Philosophy

UGC

 

Prof. A.D. Sharma

 

Institutional Values and Best Practices :

  • Faculty members of this department are highly qualified and Nationally recognized.
  • Recognition of this department as a Centre for the studies of hard core Indian Philosophy.
  • This department is developing its recognition in the field of Applied Ethics, 20th Century Philosophy and Philosophy of culture.
  • Regular career counseling of the students is conducted by faculty members.
  • It is only department of Philosophy of Central India were UG, PG & Ph.D. Programmes runes with Choice Based Credit Systems.
  • This department can serve the student of Rural Areas by imparting and disseminating the knowledge of classical as well as modern Indian philosophers for the integral development of their personalities routed in Indian culture and civilization.
  • This department have opportunity to popularized Indian philosophy among the students of the different branches of natural sciences through developing elective courses to cultivate scientific temperament.
  • The department have potential to work out the decolonized understanding of classical as well as contemporary Indian philosophy.