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Available courses

DEF-101 –WAR-I

Course Contents

1) War

i) Introduction 

ii) Meaning 

iii) Definitions 

iv) Concept

2) Causes,functions and Effects of War

i) Causes of war –(Political, Economical, Culture & Thoughts, Psychological , Military)

ii) Functions of War

iii) Effects of War

3) Evolution of War Techniques

i) Introduction 

ii) Elements of War 

iii) Sources of War 

iv) Development of War Techniques.

4) Principles of War

i) Selection & Maintenance of the Aim 

ii) Offensive Action 

iii) Concentration

iv) Economy of Force

v) Co-operation

vi) Security

vii) Surprise Action

viii) Mobility

ix) Moral

x) Administration

5) Determinants of affecting on War

i) Geographical

ii) Economical

iii) Science and Technology 

iv) Natural Resources

References : 

1. Patra S.R., Arms Appraisal – the Studies of Modern War, Jyotsna Publication ,Chennai. 

2. Singh Lallanji, Strategic Addhyayan, Prakash Book, Barely. 

3. Bala Manhohan, Raksha Vigyan, Prabhat Publication, New Delhi. 

4. Shrivastiva J.M. Yuddha Aur Shanti ki Samkalin Samasyaen, Chandrapraksha, Hapur. 

5. Pande, Rashtriya Suraksha Aiavam Antarrashtriya Sambandh, Prakash Book Depo, Barely. 

6. Chaudhari A.P. Yuddavidyan : Sanrakshan va Samirkshahtra D `iamond Publication, Pune ,2008. 

7. Raipurkar Vashant, Antrastriya Samndh, 7th Edition, Mangesh Prakashan, Nagpur, 2006. 

8. Pranjape B.T. Yudha Jigyasa, Spartan Publication, 1971.

Defence and Strategic Studies has been introduced the new course for FYBA Autonomous Course. 

DEF 111 India's Internal Security 

This course is divided in to four units. Enrolled students has understood the basic concepts regarding India's Security pattern. 

Basically in the first unit students must understand the security meaning, scope and the importance of security. What is the structure of India's National Security? and What is the geopolitics about India's National Security?


Defence and Strategic Studies post graduate course is the launching the new syllabus in during Autonomous. 

Defence Economics is main part in Strategic Studies. 

Western countries launch already experimental with Defence economic branch before First world war. 

Defence economics theories are bases on some economic theories. 

1) Adam Smith's Welfare theory

2) Say's Law of Market

3) Alfred Marshal's Theory 


B. A. Semester- I

ECO -112 - Economy of Maharashtra

(With effect from June 2019)


1. To study the main characteristics of economy in Maharashtra.

2. To understand the role of Agriculture in economy of Maharashtra.


1. Students will understand the various challenges of Economy in Maharashtra.

2. Students will study the Problems of economy in Maharashtra.

Unit Topic Sub-Topic Lectures

I Agriculture in


1.1 Introduction

1.2 Role of agriculture in economy of Maharashtra

2.3 Agriculture Productivity: Meaning, Definition, causes

and Remedies of Low Productivity

3.4 Green revolution: Meaning, Definition, factor affecting

to Green revolution.



Economic and


Features of


2.1 General Characteristics of Economy of Maharashtra

2.2 Population: Size and growth rates, Sex ratio, Literacy,

Density of Population, Causes of growth of Population

2.3 Unemployment: Meaning, Definition, causes and


2.4 Poverty: Meaning, Definition, causes and remedies


III Industry in


3.1 Industry: Definition, Structure and importance of


3.2 Special economic zone (SEZ): Meaning, Definition and

effects of SEZ.

3.3 Argo-based and small scale industries: Meaning,

problems and Remedies.

3.4 New Industrial Policy of Maharashtra -2013.




Movement in


4.1 Co-operative Movement & its origin

i Co-operation: Definition, Scope and Principles of cooperation.


ii Progress of co-operative movement in Maharashtra

4.2 Co-operative Act: Act of 1904, Act of 1912,

4.3 Maharashtra State New Co-operative Act 2013.

4.4 Co-operative Credit in Maharashtra

i Primary Agricultural Credit Co-operative societies:

Functions and Merits.

ii District Co-operative Bank: Function and Merits.

iii State Co-operative Bank: Function and Merits.


१. आर. एस. सो ळुंके, महारा ष्ट्राची अर्थव्यवस्था ,कैलाश प्रकाशन, औरंगाबाद, १९९९

२. र. पु. कुरुलकर, महारा ष्ट्राची अर्थव्यवस्था , वि द्या प्रकाशन, ना गपूर, २००६

३. बी. डी. इंगळे, महारा ष्ट्राची अर्थव्यवस्था , अरुणा प्रकाशन, लातूर, २००९

४. मंगला जंगले, महारा ष्ट्राची अर्थव्यवस्था , प्रशां त प्रकाशन, जळगाव, २००८

५. रा जश्री जाधव, महारा ष्ट्राची अर्थव्यवस्था , अरुणा प्रकाशन, लातूर, २००१

६. माधव बि रा जदार, महारा ष्ट्राची अर्थव्यवस्था ,वि द्या प्रकाशन, औरंगाबाद, २०१२

७. महारा ष्ट्राची आर्थिक पाहणी, अर्थ व सां ख्यकी संचना लय, नि योजन वि भाग महारा ष्ट्र शा सन, मुंबई,२०११-१२

८. Population Census of Maharashtra-2011.

९. Maharashtra Development Report 2007- Planning Commission, Govt. of India, New


What is VIP?

The Vocabulary Improvement Programme 2019 (VIP-2019) is being organized by the Department of English to provide students with an opportunity to study and test the general vocabulary useful for a college going student.

VIP will provide the list of 500 words. Students are expected to study those 500 words and appear for the online examination. The online vocabulary test will consist of 50 objective questions.

Download the word list:

Why Participate?

A good vocabulary improves the necessary language skills - listening, speaking, reading and writing. Having adequate vocabulary helps us to express clearly and fluently. Using the right words in their right context makes one an effective communicator. The present initiative: VIP-2019, intends to sensitise and encourage the students to enhance their word power and by extension their communicative strength.


· VIP-2019 is open for all the undergraduate (UG) students of M. J. College.

· The first top 10 scorers will be given prizes.

· All the participants will be sent Certificate of Participation in PDF format to their mails.

· NO FEES for VIP-2019

The students should register their names as given below: (Last Date 10th January 2020)

· Online Registration: Click to register:

· Offline Registration: At Department of English (Time: 10 am to 12:30 pm)

Date of Online Examination: 14th January, 2020 Time: 10:30-11:30 am

Venue: Computer Lab, Swami Vivekanand Bhavan Prize Distribution: 18th January, 2020

Course Objectives: 

1. To enable students to use grammatically correct sentences 

2. To sensitize students towards gender, democracy, examinations issues 

Course Outcomes: At the end of the course, the students will be able to 

1. use grammatically correct sentences in daily life situations. 

2. understand issues concerning gender, democracy and examinations. 

Credits: 3  

Marks: 75 

External Examination: 60

Internal Examination: 15

Course Objectives: 

1. To enable students to acquire essential vocabulary 

2. To enable students understand important processes of word formation 

3. To sensitize students towards gender issues and human nature 

Course Outcomes: At the end of the course, the students will have 

1. acquired essential vocabulary. 

2. understood important processes of word formation. 

3. awareness of gender issues and human nature in general. 

Credits: 3 

Total Marks: 75

Internal Examination: 15  marks

External Examination: 60 marks

FYBA OENG-122-Optional English-IV (Sem-II)

Course Objectives: 

  •  To introduce students to the western critical canon from Greco-Roman to Modern age 
  • To familiarize the students with key concepts in Indian aesthetics  

Course Outcomes: At the end of the course, the students will have been 

  • introduced to the western critical canon from Greco-Roman to Modern age. 
  • familiar with key concepts in Indian aesthetics

MA (English)Part-I



ENG-201: An Introduction to Linguistics-II

(w.e.f. Academic Year:2019-20)




1. To acquaint the students with the nature of human language.

2. To introduce the students to the developments in the field of linguistics.

3. To familiarize the students with the recent trends in linguistics.

4. To make the students aware of the relation of language to brain, society, machine and law.

5. To develop amongst the students the stylistic competence for analyzing literary texts.



External Evaluation: 60 Marks

Internal Evaluation: 40 Marks

Unit 1: Corpus Linguistics:                            (15hrs)

4.1. Corpus linguistics: Definition and Nature

4.2. Characteristics of Corpus linguistics

4.3. Analytical Tools: Corpusbench, LEXA, Microconcord, TACT and Wordcruncher

4.4. Applications of Corpus linguistics: Lexicography, grammar, frequency counts of words, contexts, dialect and register patterns, educational materials and classroom activities.

Unit-2: Computational Linguistics:                       (15hrs)

5.1. Computational Linguistics: Definition and Nature

5.2. Artificial Intelligence: Parsers, understanders systems and Discourse Representation Theory (DRT)

5.3. Natural Language Processing (NLP): Morphology, Spoken language, Syntax and Semantics of  NLP/Programming language (PL); Computer Programs: ELIZA (Joseph Weizenbaum, 1966) and  SHRDLU(Terry Winograd 1971)

5.4. Machine Translation (MT)-Document retrieval, information extraction

5.5. Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL): History, definition, features, advantages and disadvantages

Unit 3: Forensic Linguistics:                    (15hrs)

6.1. Forensic Linguistics: Definition and Nature

6.2. Legal language and structure of legal genres

6.3. Collection and testing of evidence, examination and cross-examinaation in the courtroom  and evidence in the court

6.4. Veracity in language, forensic text types and forensic transcription

6.5. The role of forensic linguist, forensic phonetician, document examiner and investigation of Authorship


Unit 4: Stylistics:                                       (15hrs)

7.1. Stylistics: Definition, nature and scope

7.2. Stylistic Principles: foregrounding, deviation (graphical, thematic, linguistic),  Parallelism,(phonological, morphological, grammatical) cohesion, coherence

7.3. Methods in stylistic analysis (stylistic studies)





Corpus Linguistics:

1.McEnery, Tony and Andrew Wilson Corpus Linguistics. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2001.

2. McEnery, Tony and Andrew Hardie Corpus Linguistics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011.


Computational Linguistics:

  1. Bala, Usha Computer-Assisted Language Learning Materials for Indian Students, Ph. D.Thesis, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, May, 2013.
  1. Grishman, Ralph Computational Linguistics: An Introduction. Cambridge: Cambridge  University Press, 1986.

       iii. Patrick, John and David Christopher Computational                        Linguistics. New Delhi: Commonwealth Publishers, 2011.

  1. Pranita, Gopal Computer-Assisted Language Learning. New Delhi: Pragun Publication, 2012.
  2. Ruslan, Mitkov The Oxford Handbook of Computational Linguistics. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005.


Forensic Linguistics:

i.  Coulthard Malcolm and Alison Johnson An Introduction to Forensic Linguistics.: Language in Evidence. London: Routledge, 2008.

ii.  Gibbs, John and V. Prakasam (eds.) Language in the Law. New Delhi: Orient Longman, 2004.

iii. Olsson, John Forensic Linguistics: An Introduction to Language, Crime and Law. London: Continuum International Publishing, 2008.

v. Shuy, Roger, W. Linguistics in the Courtroom: A Practical Guide. Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2006.


i.Bradford, Richard Stylistics. London: Routledge, 1997.

ii. Jeffries, Lesley and Dan McIntyre Stylistics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010.

iii. Leech, G. N. and M. Short Style in Fiction: A Linguisitc Introduction to English Fictional Prose. Essex: Longman Group Ltd., 1981.

iv. Misra, Parthsarathi An Introduction to Stylistics: Theory and Practice. London: Orient Blackswan 2009.

This course takes you through representative poems of Indian, British and American literary traditions.


Introduction to


A. Definitions of Atmosphere

B. Meaning and Definition of Climate & Weather

C.  Composition of Atmosphere

i.    Gases,

ii.   Water Vapor iii.  Dust Particles)

D. Structure of Atmosphere

I.  On the basis of Chemical Composition:

i. Homosphere ii. Hetrosphere

II  On the basis of physical properties:

i. Troposphere       

ii. Stratosphere

iii. Thermosphere

iv. Mesosphere      a. Ionosphere

b. Exosphere



& Temperature

A. Meaning & Definition of Insolation, Solar

Constant and Aledo of the Earth

B. Distribution of Isolation- Factors

Affecting  the Distribution of Insolation

C.  Distribution of Temperature.

  I.   Vertical Distribution

II.  Horizontal Distribution




& Winds

A. Atmospheric Pressure

i.  Formation of Pressure Belts

ii. Shifting of Pressure Belts and their


B. Winds

I.   Factors Affecting on Winds

a.  Pressure Gradient

b.  Coriolis Force

c.  Frictional Force

        II. Classification of Winds

a.  Planetary Winds- Definition &Types

b.  Periodical Winds: land & Sea Breezes)

c.   Monsoon Winds – Concept & Types




&Applications of Climatology

A. Definition & Types of Humidity

  i. Absolute 

 ii. Specific and

iii. Relative Humidity


B.  Forms of Condensation:

Fog, Dew, Frost ,Clouds& Precipitation

C. Forms of Precipitation:

(Rain, Drizzle, Snow, Sleet.)

D. Types of Rainfall

i.    Convectional

ii.   Orographic / Relief

iii.  Cyclonic  or Frontal

E. Applications of Climatology in the field of –

Agriculture , Settlement, Health, Trade &  Transport

बी.ए. प्रथम वर्ष : द्वितीय सत्र DSC 1 B Mar. 121 : वाड्मयप्रकार : कविता (जून२०१९ पासून लागू) पाठ्यपुस्तक : 'काव्यतरंग' (संपादित) अभ्यासक्रमाची उद्दिष्टे : १) विद्यार्थ्यांमध्ये वाड्मयीन जाणिवा विकसित करणे. २) कविता या वाड्मयप्रकाराचा परिचय करून देणे. ३) विद्यार्थ्यांमध्ये सर्जनशीलता विकसित करणे. ४) कवितेच्या विविध प्रकारांची ओळख करून देणे. श्रेयांक : ३ गुण ७५ अंतर्गत मूल्यमापन १५ गुण सत्रांत मूल्यमापन ६० गुण तासिका घटक :१ मराठी कवितेचे स्वरूप व संकल्पना १२ कवितेच्या व्याख्या कवितेचे घटक व प्रकार मराठी कवितेचा संक्षिप्त आढावा ११ घटक :२ मध्ययुगीन कविता १. माझा मराठाचि बोलू कौतुके - ज्ञानेश्वर २. जागल्या (३९१२) - एकनाथ ३. बरे झाले देवा - तुकाराम ४. पक्षी जाय दिगंतरा - जनाबाई ५. प्रयत्ने वाळूचे कण - वामन पंडित ६. बिकट वाट वहिवाट - अनंत फंदी घटक :३ आधुनिक कविता ११ १. आम्ही कोण ? - केशवसुत २. खेड्यातील एक रात्र - बालकवी ३. जग जग माझ्या जीवा - बहिणाबाई चौधरी ४. माझ्या गोव्याच्या भूमीत- बा.भ. बोरकर ५. गाभारा - कुसुमाग्रज ६. हिवाळा - अनिल ७. दवास आलिस भल्या पहाटी - बा. सी. मर्ढेकर घटक :४ आधुनिक कविता ११ ८. मृण्मयी - इंदिरा संत ९. एव्हढे लक्षात ठेवा -विंदा करंदीकर १०. हात - शांता शेळके ११. विश्वास ठेव - नारायण सुर्वे १२. नवमहाराष्ट्रगीत - सुरेश भट १३. महिला स्पेशल - नीरजा १४. ज्योतीरावतात्या - बालिका ज्ञानदेव संदर्भ सूची : १. कविता: संकल्पना, निर्मिती आणि समीक्षा- वसंत पाटणकर, मराठी विभाग, मुंबई विद्यापीठ आणि अनुभव प्रकाशन, मुंबई २. अर्वाचीन मराठी काव्यमीमांसा- अक्षयकुमार काळे, पद्मगंधा प्रकाशन, पुणे ३. कवितेचा शोध- वसंत पाटणकर, मौज प्रकाशन गृह, मुंबई ४. कवितेविषयी- वसंत आबाजी डहाके, स्वरूप प्रकाशन, औरंगाबाद ५. आधुनिक मराठी कविता : एक विश्लेषण- प्रकाश देशपांडे-केजकर, स्वरूप प्रकाशन, औरंगाबाद ६. मराठी ग्रामीण कवितेचा इतिहास- कैलास सार्वेकर, मेहता पब्लिशिंग हाउस, मुंबई ७. मराठी कवितेच्या नव्या दिशा- महेंद्र भवरे, लोकवाङ्मय गृह, मुंबई ८. स्वातंत्र्योत्तर मराठी कविता- संपा. सुषमा करोगल, प्रतिमा प्रकाशन, पुणे ९. मराठी काव्याचे मानदंड, भाग : एक व दोन- स.रा. गाडगीळ, पद्मगंधा प्रकाशन, पुणे १०. मराठी कविता आकलन आणि आस्वाद - नागनाथ कोत्तापल्ले, स्वरूप प्रकाशन, औरंगाबाद

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F. Y. B. A. Semester - II

PHI.122: Introduction to Logic

(With effect from June, 2019)



●       To study the introductory knowledge of Logic

●       To study Traditional and Modern concepts in Logic


●       To understand the nature, scope and theories behind Logic

●       To understand Logical Reasoning and its application




Sub Topic



Introdution to logic

a) Definition of Logic

b) Nature and Scope of Knowledge

c) Formal and Normative Nature of Logic



Logic and Reasoning

a)   Argument and Argument Forms

a)            Proposition and propositional Forms

c) Kinds of Inferences—Deductive and Inductive



Truth and Validity

a)           Truth Functional Connectives

b)           Truth Tables – Conjunction,              Disjunction, Negation,   Implication,Equivalence

c)           Decision Procedure—Tautology, Contradiction and Contingent



Introduction to Traditional Proposition

a)           Four Fold Scheme of categorical proposition ( A, E, I, O) and Venn Diagram

b)           Inference By Proposition and Opposition

c)           Square of Opposition



Reference Books

1.   D. Y. Deshpande; Tattvajnanacya Mulabhuta Samasya, Continental Prakashan, Pune (1990)

2.   Dixit Shreenivas Hari, Tattvajnanatila samasya, Phadke Pkashan, Kolhapur (1996)

3.   Copi I. M. Introduction to Logic Macmillan Company New York (Tenth Edition).

4.   Copi I. M. Symbolic Logic Macmillan Company New York 6th Edition (Relevant Chapter)

5.   तर्कविद्या आणि ,प्रा. डॉ.बी.आर.जोशी प्रा.एस.व्ही.कुलकर्णी प्रा..आर.मठवाले.


F.Y.B.A. Semester – II

PHI.121:  Ethics

(With effect from June 2019)



●               To study the introductory knowledge of Ethics

●               To study Indian and western concepts in Ethics


●               To understand the nature, scope and theories behind Ethics

●               To understand the applied aspects of Ethics in social and environmental context





Sub Topics



Introduction to Ethics

a)    Definition, Nature, Scope, Problems and its Relation with other Subjects.

b)   All Western Ethical Concepts—Truth, Good, Bad, Right , Wrong, Obligation, Duty

c)    All Indian Ethical Concepts—Dharma, Artha,Kama,Moksha.



Ethical Theories

a)    Hedonism

b)   Utilities

c)    Duty for Duty’s Sake



Applied Ethics

a)      Definition and Scope

a)      Human Being and Society

b)      Human Being and Environment



Medical Ethics

a) Euthanasia

b) Doctor Patient Relationship

c) Drug addiction






PHI G-111 Western Ethics

1) Ethics: Introductory
a) Nature, scope and problems of ethics
b) Nature of morality, factors in morality, moral rules (code)
c) Descriptive ethics, normative ethics and meta-ethics
d) Basic ethical concepts, right, duty and good

2) Hedonism :-
a) Ethical and psychological
b) Egoistic and universal
c) Bentham’s and Mill’s Utilitarianism
d) Evaluation of utilitarian theory

3) Kantian ethics :-
a) Concept of good will
b) Imperatives Hypothetical and categorical
c) Kant’s doctrine of categorical imperatives
d) Duty for duties sake

4) Ethical Concepts :-
a) Conduct and character
b) Nature and classification of virtues ; cardinal and civic virtues
c) Theories of punishment: deterrent, Retributive and reformative
d) Nature and arguments for and against capital punishment

5) Meta Ethics :-
a) Nature and analysis of moral Judgement
b) Naturalistic fallacy
c) Emotivism
PHI G-121 Dimensions of Ethics

1) Indian Ethics
a) Theory of purusarthas : Dharma, Artha, Kama, Moksha
b) Law of Karma
c) Doctrine of Niskamakarmayoga
d) Concept of Svadharma

2) Social Ethics
a) Social institutions : Family, Work, Education, Religion, State, Friendship and civic community.
b) The concept of right and duty, Natural rights and moral rights
c) Fundamental Human rights : Right to live, freedom, property, education and contract, need for right to privacy, Right to work and Right to information.
d) Social Evils – Divorce, Drug-addiction, Dowary, Alcoholism, Commission of suicide, unemployment, Terrorism, Aids and female foeticide

3) Applied Ethics (With special reference to environmental ethics) : -
a) Man and nature relationship
b) Ecological problems : Population, conservation and preservation
c) Ecological pollution: Air, Water and Sound
d) Environmental Policy and Legislation

4) Medical Ethics :-
a) Euthanasia
b) Abortion
c) Female Foeticide
d) Doctor – Patient relationship
e) Drug Addiction
f) Alcoholism

5) Feminist Ethics :-
a) The role of gender in society
b) Feminist Theory of Knowledge
c) Feminism and History
d) Feminism and the nature of value judgment
General Paper — III Mordern Philosophical Thought (PHI — G )

Sem-V: Modern Western Thought

Topic I Karl Marx
1.1 The Refutation of Hegel’s Idealism by Marx
1.2 The Dialectical Method of Marx
1.3 Nature and form of materialism
1.4 The Theory of Class-Conflict and its evaluation
1.5 Alienation in Capitalist Society
1.6 Classless and Stateless Society

Topic 2 Bertrand Russell
2.1 The Role of Science on Human Knowledge
2.2 Science and knowledge
2.3 Conflict between Religion and Science
2.4 Education for world peace and Happiness
2.5 Freedom versus Authority

Topic III Jean Paul Sartre
3.1 The Nature of Existentialism
3.2 The Concept of Nothingness
3.3 The Concept of Self
3.4 The Nature of Human Freedom
3.5 The Concept of Being
3.6 Sarture‘s Philosophy as Humanism
Special Paper

Modern Western Thinkers

1. Descartes :-
• Method of Doubt.
• Clear and Distinct Ideas.
• Nature of self — Cogito ergo sum.
• Proof for the existence of God.
• Mind-Body relation — Interactionism.

2. Spinoza
• Geometrical Method
• Substance, Attributes, Modes
• Notion of God.
• Body-Mind relation — Parallelism

3. Leibnilz :-
• Doctrine of Monads
• Pre-established Harmony
• Concept of God

4. Locke :-
• Empiricism
• Theory of Knowledge
• Refutation of Innate Ideas

Metaphysics and Existentialism

  1. Nature of Metaphysical theories and their possibility, Kant’s view, Hume’s Criticism.

  2. Concept of change and Causality — Hume’s account of Causality — Kant’s reply to it, Determinism, freedom and causality

  3. Nyaya, Samkhya and Buddhist theories of Causation, Karma theory and Causality

  4. Nature of External and Internal world — Realism, Idealism and Phenomenolism, Behaviourism and Mind-Brain Identity theory.

Sem VI: Modern Indian Thought

Topic IV : Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
4.1 The notion of Truth
4.2 Gandhi’s Views on non-violence
4.3 Gandhi’s concept of Satyagraha
4.4 Satyagraha as a means of social chamge
4.5 Gandhi’s Doctrine of Sarvodaya.
Gandhi’s critique of modern civilization

Topic V : Dr. Bhimarao Ramaji Ambedkar
5.1 Critique of Hindu Religion
5.2 Critique of Hindu Social and Value System
5.3 Dr. Ambedkar‘s views on Buddhism.
5.4 Approach to conversation to Buddhism
5.5 Distinction between Dharma and Dhamma

Topic VI : Swami Vivekanand
6.1 Universal religion
6.2 Practical Vedanta
6.3 Karmayoga
6.4 Concept of Education
6.5 Swamijis view on Hindu Religion.
Modern Western Thinl‹ers 2

1. Berkeley :-
• Subjective Idealism
• Esse est Percipii
• Concept of God

2. Hume :-
• Empirical theory of knowledge
• Notion of causality
• Theory of knowledge
• Scepticism.

3. Kant :
• Critical Method
• Criticism of Rationalism and Empiricism
• Distinction between apriori and aposteriori
• Distincion between Analytic and Synthetic Propositions
• Categories of understanding
• Phenomenon and Noumena

1. Nature of Existentialism and their methods — Salient features, Phenomenology, Theistic and Atheistic form of existentialism— place of existentialism in Contemporary Philosophical thought

2. Main concepts of existentialistic Philosophy — Human existence, Being and Nothingness, Freedom, Choice and Commitment, Subjectivity (Heidegger) Sein and Dasein (Heidegger)

3. Heidegger; Marcel and Sartre — General nature of their theories

4. Sartre’s Concept of ensoi and pour-Soi-Dread alienation and absurdity