Courses

Discipline wise list of courses offered

Philosophy

Course Number: HSL753
Credit: 3.0
Course Objective:

Students who complete this course will learn to engage with philosophical questions concerning the foundations of science, as well as the nature of scientific practice.

Course Number: HUL 357
Credit: 3.0
Course Objective:

Science is regarded as the most significant cogntive enterprise of the modern society. In view of this, the course addresses the question what sets science apart from other epistemic activities. Further It concentrates on debates on the nature of scientific methods, logical reconstruction of... Read more

Course Number: HSL752
Credit: 3.0
Course Objective:

To explore the relationship between Philosophy and Social Sciences 2) To understand the significance of Social Sciences for the social existence of man 3) To take a critical standpoint on the logic of Social Sciences. 4) To explore the link between the Natural and Social Sciences.

Course Number: HSL852
Credit: 3.0
Course Objective:

Students taking this course will critically engage with key texts in political philosophy from a variety of philosophical traditions. The aim will be to engage with these texts as part of a living tradition of thinking about politics, and to mine them for insights about the contemporary world.... Read more

Course Number: HUL 352
Credit: 3.0
Course Objective:

The course will begin by exploring the worldview implicit in the Vedas, the Upanisads, and the orthodox systems and then move on to the rejection of this entire sytem in Buddhism and Materialism. Emphasis will be led on the diversity of systems and healthy dialogue between antagonistic schools... Read more

Course Number: HSL854
Credit: 3.0
Course Objective:

To engage the student with some of the central issues of metaphysics discussed both in classical and contemporary philosophy in both Anglo-American, Continental and Indian traditions. To make the student proficient in dealing with metaphysical questions and make them realize the centrality of... Read more

Course Number: HUL 360
Credit: 3.0
Course Objective:

The course will introduce students to selected topics in Philosophy as decided by the instructor.

Course Number: HUL 252
Credit: 4.0
Course Objective:

As closely aligned areas in philosophy– social philosophy with the role of individual in society and political philosophy with the role of government- this course bridges divides between social theory, political philosophy, and the history of social and political thought as also between... Read more

Course Number: HSL754
Credit: 3.0
Course Objective:

The aim of this course is to understand Plato's writings on a variety of topics, and see the connection between these writings and more contemporary philosophical discussions.

Policy

Course Number: HSL810
Credit: 3.0
Course Objective:

This course will introduce students to advanced topics in Policy Studies as decided by the instructor.

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