The Department of Philosophy had its origin in the introduction of Logic as a subject in the intermediate course in the year 1946. The Department functioned as a part of the Department of History. Prof. S. Rajagopala Sastri was in charge of Logic. Later the Department came into full swing in 1952 when Prof. P. Sankara Narayanan, headed the Department. The names of the Heads of the Department and those of the other members of the faculty from the inception of the Department are given below.

The Department offers B.A (Philosophy), M.A (Philosophy) courses and research programmes leading to M.Phil. and Ph.D. in Philosophy.

Contact Details

Department of Philosophy

Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda College
70-72 P.S. Sivaswami Salai
Mylapore, Chennai
Tamilnadu 600004, India

Department Working Hours: 8.30am to 1.45pm
Head of Department: Dr. S. Krishnan
Phone: 044-24993057