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REPORT ON CPPIS ACTIVITIES


Profile Programmes Print Books E-books Lecture Series Research Journals Online Pages Youtube Channel

(2010-2013)

June 10, 2013

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Profile of the Centre


Centre for Positive Philosophy and Interdisciplinary Studies (CPPIS) Pehowa is a joint academic venture of Milestone Education Society (Regd.) Pehowa and Society for Positive Philosophy and Interdisciplinary Studies (SPPIS), Haryana (online) to do fundamental research in the field of Humanities and Social Sciences. Vision Knowledge will forever govern ignorance; and a people who mean to be their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives. - James Madison Mission If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it. - Margaret Fuller Objectives:

To study the nature of philosophy, its growing area in India and carry out evaluative research in Interdisciplinary approach to societal problems. To provide philosophical and academic initiatives and counseling to the students and teachers of various academic levels. To study applied aspects of Ancient Indian wisdom and Indian Cultural Values. To study the problems of students, researchers and teachers of philosophy in their academic and professional life. To disseminate updated information regarding seminars, workshops, conferences in India related to philosophy and other humanities subjects on a regular basis through a newsletter. To organise seminars, lecture-series, workshops on specific topics on emerging and applied areas of philosophy and interdisciplinary studies. To study normative questions related to human and environment, social and political philosophy, philosophy of law, medical ethics etc. To do critical and comparative studies of philosophical systems or movements, religions and philosophy of education. To develop and start short term courses like Research Methodology in Philosophy and Applied Logical Reasoning etc for students and professionals.
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To carry out evaluative studies on the various ongoing projects/schemes and other welfare programmes of the Government. To develop a Resource centre for the application of philosophy in India and interdisciplinary studies. To provide a platform for interaction between students, researchers and subject experts of different subjects through meetings and interaction programmes.

Focus Areas: The Centres main areas of research are given below: Meta-philosophy and Philosophical Research Methodology Applied Philosophy and Applied Ethics Indian Social and Political Philosophy Indian Psychology and Consciousness Studies Indian Logic and Science Philosophy of Social Change and Social Progress History of Development of Philosophy in India Philosophy of Science and Technology Indian Philosophy of Art and Literature Indian Value System and Philosophy of Education Philosophy of Cognitive Science and Philosophical Psychology Indian Spirituality and Philosophy of Religion Philosophy for Children Philosophy of Social Sciences and Humanities History of World Philosophies

Our Associates: The followings members are our best associates: Dr. Merina Islam Dr.Sandhya Gupta Dr. Vijay Pal Bhatnagar Acharya Shilak Ram Ms. Rajinder Kaur Ms.Poonama Verma Mr.Vikram Lohat Mr. Vipin Sangar

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Programmes: The Centre organized the following programmes since 2010: An interactive meeting on Role of Teachers in 21st Century Educationheld on 05 09-2010. Group Discussion on "Social Problems and Violation of Human Rights in Haryana" held on dated 21-10-2010. An interactive meeting on Jan Lokpal Bill: Issues and Future Perspectives held on 14-04-2011. A National Level Essay Competition for Students on the theme Problems in Contemporary Indian Society held on 5th September, 2011 (Teachers Day) An E-Seminar on Philosophy of Shaheed Bhagat Singh held on 23 rd March, 2012. An interactive meeting on Social-Thinking of Dr. B.R.Ambedkar held on 15 -042012. First online Session of Society for Positive Philosophy and Interdisciplinary Studies (SPPIS), Haryana held on 30 th June,2012. A National Level Essay Competition for Students on the theme Current Issues in Indian Society held on 5 th September, 2012 (Teachers Day ).

Print Books: The followings are the print publications of the Centre since 2011 : Reconsidering Classical Indian Thoughts, Edited: Dr Desh Raj Sirswal, CPPIS, Pehowa(Kurukshetra) in 2011 (ISBN: 978-81-922377-2-5). Philosophy of Swami Vivekananda , Dr. Merina Islam & Dr. Desh Raj Sirswal, CPPIS, Pehowa(Kurukshetra) in 2012 (ISBN: 978-81-922377-1-8). Human Rights for All edited by Dr. Manoj Kumar, CPPIS, Pehowa (Kurukshetra) in 2012, pp.128-131.(ISBN: 978-81-922377-3-2). Contemporary Indian Philosophy , Edited: Dr Desh Raj Sirswal, CPPIS, Pehowa (Kurukshetra) in 2013 (ISBN: 978-81-922377-4-9).

E-books: The following e-books are publisehed by Centre or on the name of Centre: Philosophy, Education and Indian Value System published online by Cooperjal Limited and http://ideaindia.com , April, 2011. Positive Philosophy for Contemporary Indian Society published online by Cooperjal Limited and http://ideaindia.com, May, 2011. Understanding Indian-Value System through Sri Aurobindos Education System (An online anthology of Sri Aurobindos Ideas), CPPIS, Pehowa(Kurukshetra), December 06th 2011 http://positivephilosophy.webs.com/ (Co-Authored with Ms. Gitanjalee Bora).

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Lecture-Series: The Centre started lecture-series publication in 2013 where lectures organized by various occasions will be published online: Lecture-I: Gender Inequality and Sexual Harassment by Dr. Anamika Girdhar published online on 14 th April,2013. Lecture-II: Nature of Philosophy by Prof. R.K.Deswal published online on 9th May,2013. Research Journals: The following two online research journals are published by the Centre: Lokayata: Journal of Positive Philosophy (ISSN:2249-8389) http://lokayatajournal.webs.com Milestone Education Review (ISSN:2278-2168) http://milestonereview.webs.com Online Pages: The following online pages are started by the Centre and updated on regular basis since 2010: Philosophy News in India (http://neswsphilosophy.wordpress.com) The Positive Philosophy (http://niyamakphilosophy.blogspot.in) Indian Psychology (http://niyamakpsychology.blogspot.in) Philosophical Mind Studies (http://niyamak.wordpress.com ) Interdisciplinary Studies (http://niyamakreference.blogspot.in) A Class-Room Introduction to Logic ( http://niyamaklogic.wordpress.com) Online Library (http://niyamakreference.blogspot.in ) Index of Philosophers and Scholars of India (http://indexofphilosophersandscholarsofindia.blogspot.in ) SPPIS Haryana (http://sppish.blogspot.com) Groups of Social Networking Sites: The Centre also managed following groups with the name The Positive Philosophy: Facebook MyOpera Linkedin

Youtube Channel: The Centre also started its own youtube channel named CPPIS Pehowa where it uploaded various videos of programmes and powerpoints etc. Presently more than 10 videos are available there. Declaration: This is a self-evaluative report of the Centre and prepared for in-house and online circulation only.
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Dated: June 10, 2013

(Dr.Desh Raj Sirswal)