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The Department of Philosophy, University of Delhi for many years since its inception in 1953, has been offering various distinguished courses at the masters and research levels. It offers M.A., MPhil and PhD degrees respectively covering a wide range of disciplines and areas in Philosophy. Classics of Western Philosophy, Classical Indian Philosophy, Logic, Ethics, Theory of Knowledge, Philosophy of Language, Contemporary Analytic Philosophy, Indian Philosophy of Language, Phenomenology, Existentialism, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Religion and Social & Political Philosophy, to mention just a few among many others.

The members of the Faculty of the Department have had an ongoing record of participating in seminars and conferences in India and abroad. The Department draws students for all its programmes from different parts of India and abroad. These include students visiting under the exchange programmes signed with University of California, University of Ottawa and Carleton University.

All members of the Faculty are actively engaged in research, which has resulted in the publication of a large number of books, reports, and articles in Philosophy in Indian and International journals and anthologies. The Department has also undertaken several research projects during the last four decades.

The Department has a large library of its own catering to the needs of the Masters and Research students, and research interests of the faculty members.  There is a spacious reading room and seminar hall. Facilities like computers and printing are available to faculty and wifi has been provided. Special equipments are available in the Department for viewing of films, power point projections etc.

The Department also regularly organizes seminars, conferences, lectures, holds discussion groups in the Library cum seminar room. Students are encouraged to participate in discussions in seminars and regular classes. The Department organizes seminars on every Friday on diverse topics by inviting the prominent scholars in respective fields. This facilitates the students to involve in academic debates. The writing of term papers and research presentations were made compulsory for research scholars as part of their course. The paper presentations of students in front of faculty and research scholars develop the writing skills and confidence of students.

List of Programmes