Imparting the knowledge of philosophical principles and practices to help inculcate critical thinking, rationality, logic and contribute in the making of global citizens that are accepting of challenges and adept at contributing to the society.
1)Regular use of new teaching techniques like POGIL, collaborative learning strategies etc.
2) One on one formal or informal counselling sessions with students as and when required.
3) Encouraging students to organize and attend various national and international seminars/workshops/guest lectures.
4) Helping students to undertake various research projects and share their insights with their batch mates
5) Discussions that help students think about the real-life applications of the philosophical principles they learn in the class room.
Activities of the Department
The Department of philosophy throughout the year organises multiple Conferences and Seminars on Philosophical topics to enable the students develop a deeper understanding of the subject. The students are encouraged to participate in research paper competitions organised by various institutions and are taught to conduct research and write on various topics. In order to bring out the practical applicability of the course, Projects in the form of Drama, movie, essay, social projects are given to students. The department conducts two important events annualy -The Annual Dr. N.V Joshi Memorial Lecture and Annual Departmental Festival for the students - Reconquista on an intercollege level. The students are also taken for Field visits/Educational Trips to places of philosophical importance. The Department conducts several National/International Workshop in collaboration with different organizations. Additionally, Workshops on Practical aspects of Philosophy are conducted by the faculty. Regular guest Lectures by eminent scholars/industry experts are also organised. In order to understand the Philosophy of Yoga practically, regular talks and demonstrations on Yoga and Meditation are also conducted by the department.