Patna University, Patna

Department Of Philosophy


The post-graduate department of Philosophy is one of the oldest departments of Patna University. The post-graduate teaching started in the year 1918 as a unit of Patna College. As an independent Department it came into existence on 2nd January, 1957 and was shifted to the palatial building of Darbhanga House on the bank of river Ganges.

The Department imparts post-graduate teaching and provides facilities to research scholars. The Department has the honour of having Dr D. M. Dutta, an eminent scholar of international repute as its first Head.

Courses Offered

=> Master Of Arts (M.A.) Philosophy

Areas Covered : Indian & Western Philosophy (Ancient Medieval,Modern and Contemporary)
Ethics: Indian and Western.

Logic: Indian and Western, Gandhian Thought.

Religion (Indian and Western) Indian Philosophy: Detailed study of Ancient Indian Philosophy.

Religion: Philosophy of Religion and Comparative Religion.

Ethics: Virtue Ethics, Applied Ethics, Professional Ethics and Environmental Ethics


Rich Library facility with more than five thousand books and a reading room.


Phone No : 0612-2660071 (O) / 9334205012(M)
Email Id : [email protected]


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