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.
Department of PhilosophyPhone: 044-24993057
Department Working Hours: 8.30am to 1.45pm
Head of Department: Dr. S. Krishnan
|S No||Name||Qualification||Designation||Category||Area of Specialization|
|1||Dr. S.Krishnan||M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.||Asso Prof, HOD||Aided||Logic, and Indian Philosophy||[email protected]|
|2||Dr. V. Chandrasekar||M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D,||Asso Prof||Aided||Indian Philosophy, Greek Philosophy, Western Philosophy – modern to current trends||[email protected]|
|3||Sri K.S.Kannan||M.A., M.Phil.||Asso Prof||Aided||Sociology and Symbolic Logic.||[email protected]|
|4||Dr.P.Krishnasamy||M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.||Asso Prof||Aided||Ethics and Philosophy of Kant||[email protected]|
|5||Dr. E. Ananda Vijayasarathy||M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.||Asso Prof||Aided||Symbolic Logic, Logic for Computers||[email protected]|
|6||Dr.T.K.Badrinath||M.A., Ph.D.||Asst Prof||Aided||Hermeneutics.||[email protected]|
|7||Dr. A. Arivazhagan||M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.||Asst Prof||Aided||Classical Buddhism, Advaita, Philosophy of Vivekananda and Arobindo and Descartes, Spinoza and Continental Philosophy||[email protected]|
|8||Sri S.Nagaraj||M.A., M.Phil.||Asst Prof||Aided|
|9||Dr. KR. Arumugam||M.A., Ph.D.||Asst Prof||Aided|
|10||Dr. G. Rajasekaran||M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.||Asst Prof||Aided|