Philosophy

Philosophy

Profile

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

Phone: 044-24993057
Email:hod_philosophy@rkmvc.ac.in

Department Working Hours: 8.30am to 1.45pm
Head of Department: Dr. S. Krishnan

Faculty

S NoNameQualificationDesignationCategoryArea of SpecializationEmail
1Dr. S.KrishnanM.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.Asso Prof, HODAidedLogic, and Indian Philosophysk@rkmvc.ac.in
2Dr. V. ChandrasekarM.A., M.Phil., Ph.D,Asso ProfAidedIndian Philosophy, Greek Philosophy, Western Philosophy – modern to current trendsvcs@rkmvc.ac.in
3Sri K.S.KannanM.A., M.Phil.Asso ProfAidedSociology and Symbolic Logic.ksk@rkmvc.ac.in
4Dr.P.KrishnasamyM.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.Asso ProfAidedEthics and Philosophy of Kantpk@rkmvc.ac.in
5Dr. E. Ananda VijayasarathyM.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.Asso ProfAidedSymbolic Logic, Logic for Computersavs@rkmvc.ac.in
6Dr.T.K.BadrinathM.A., Ph.D.Asst ProfAidedHermeneutics.tkb@rkmvc.ac.in
7Dr. A. ArivazhaganM.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.Asst ProfAidedClassical Buddhism, Advaita, Philosophy of Vivekananda and Arobindo and Descartes, Spinoza and Continental Philosophyavgn@rkmvc.ac.in
8Sri S.NagarajM.A., M.Phil.Asst ProfAided
9Dr. KR. ArumugamM.A., Ph.D.Asst ProfAided
10Dr. G. RajasekaranM.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.Asst ProfAided