About Department of Philosophy
Philosophy, as a distinct and independent department at Jahangirnagar University, begun its journey in 1984. There were only ten undergrad students in the first batch and currently more than five hundred students are pursuing their major in philosophy. The department, in its comparatively young age, achieved notable success and unique position in philosophical research and teaching in Bangladesh and beyond. The eminent faculty members, enthusiastic student, comprehensive and modern syllabi, distinguished visiting scholars made this remarkable achievement possible in a very short time. In all areas of philosophy including history of philosophy, Anglo-American philosophy, analytic philosophy, philosophy of science, Indian, Chinese and Japanese philosophy, moral philosophy, symbolic logic, mathematical logic, philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, environmental philosophy and deep ecology, department members have a proven track record. The department's most distinctive strength is its several modules in ethics (both theoretical and applied) and logic. In doing non-Western philosophy, in particular, the philosophy of Bengal, the department is among the top. Faculty members continuously publish their works in national and international journals, visit world class institutions, pursue masters or Ph.D.s in prestigious research universities worldwide. Apart from four years undergraduate honours and one year masters, the department offers M.Phil. and Ph.D. programs in philosophy. The department publishes research journal Copula with international contributions in a regular basis. It has a modern seminar library with online facilities, digital books and a Centre for Philosophical Research and Activities. Many alumnus of the department won national and international awards for their contributions to different aspects of society. Sharing diversity and unity of views, philosophy department at Jahangirnagar University is now the home of analytical, critical, spiritual and creative thinkers.
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Department of Philosophy have total 24 faculty members.