M.A. Philosophy - Stands for Master of Arts in Philosophy. An M.A. is a two year postgraduate degree, eligibility for which is an undergraduate degree in any discipline. Philosophy studies the general and fundamental problems dealing with existence, knowledge, values, reason, mind, and language. Subjects typically studied under this degree are Western Metaphysics, Indian Epistemology, Traditional and Propositional Logic, History & Philosophy of Natural Science, Analytic Philosophy, Plato, Descartes, Philosophy of Religion, Early Buddhism, Sankhya, Schools of Vedanta Philosophy of Social Science, Hume, Early Wittgenstein, Gandhian Philosophy, Ethics and Meta-ethics, Indian Philosophies of Life, Philosophical Psychology, Environmental Ethics etc.The two-year (four semesters) Master’s Programme in Philosophy aims at providing a comprehensive synthesis of various philosophical disciplines to develop a critical and analytical approach to all major areas of human inquiry. The primary philosophical subjects are presented in such a way as to give the students a harmonious view of the humans, the world and God, based on the heritage of perennially valid philosophies in the East and the West.
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