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SemesterI & II

Examination 2011-12
Semester & IV III

Examination20L2-L3
S,emester & VI V

Examination 2013-14

Syllabi applicablefor the studentsseeking admission to the B.A, (Programme) PhitosopltyCourses theAcademic year2011-12 in

PHILOSOPHY B.A.(Programme) SYLLABUS


DEPARTMENT PHILOSOPHY OF
OF UNIVERSITY DELHI
NEWDELHI-11()OO7

Systemfor thd B.A. (Programme) the Underat To implemeni Semester the 'graduate the of has and level,the Department Philosophy, formulated approved following Syllabus.

B.A.(PROGRAMME) PHTLOSOPHY (zOLL-Lz, 2OL2-L3 2013-14) |


SCHEME EXAMINATION OF Semester I
Paper Code I Logic I
I LUgtLdt ^Edsu|l lg

3hrs100l4arks

Section andB A

Semester II
Paper Code ll z.! - U 3hrs100Marks IrLogic n ^ - - ^ - r - l ^^!--r - Propositlonal Logtcat Reasontng & Predicate Logic I

Semester III
Paper Code Etntcs I 3.1 Section A&Section B

3hrs100lvlarks

Semester IV
Paper Code Ethics II 4,L Section A Section B 3hrs100Marks

Semester V
-I Paper Code I Philosophlcal Debates
J.I

3hrs100t\4ark

Semester VI
- II Paper Code Philosophical Debates
o.r

3hrs100Mark

PHTLOSOPHY B.A.(PROGRAMME) (2OLL-L4 2OI,2-L3r 20 I 3 - 14)


OF SCHEME EXAMINATION SEMESTERI
Paper code 1.1 I
Panpr T

REASONING LOGICAL
3hrs100MarK

(Sec. A) Logic I Traditional


square of I distributions termsTraditional of Immedlate Inferences: :xlstential Import), ition special rules flgures and moods, Syllogism), bllacies,

B) informal Fallacies(Sec.
Defi nltionandexamDles.

Readings
1) 2) to Hall I.M.Copi Carlcohen/Introduction loglq Prentice India,NewDelhi & (Hindi avallable) 1997. Translation logic Unive6ltl Introduc1on Symbollc b A,H. Basson D,J.OConner, & (chapter London 1965 3) tutorial Press,

- II SEMESTER
PaDer 2.1I code LOGICAL REASONING 3hrs100Marks Jlc (Alternation), )gation, Conjuction, Disjunction Equivalence), Sheffe/s , BFconditional(lvlaterial Interdefinabilitytruthfunctions. of function. I Stroke Svmbolization lSymbolization Truth table method,Redutioad Truth and validity, decisionprocedures:

I absurdum Formal of validiry only nine Proof rules inference: of using first quantiflers/ Predicate Logic: Universal existential and symbolization of sentences.

Readings
1) LM, Copi& CarlCohen, .tntroduction logic,Prcntice of India,New to hall (Hindl Delhi 1997. Translation available) 2) z)A.H. Basson D.J.O'Connett & Introduction Symbolic Univercitl to logic (Chapter tutorial Press. London 1965 3)

* SEMESTER III
Paper 3.1 code ETHICS: THEORY ANDPRACTXCE Paper I: Section & Section A B 3hrs100lvlarks A: Section 7. Ethics:A definition the fleld and its demarcation of from the field of customs, conventions laws. and 2, Wtue Ethics:Aristotlet Well beingdeflnition Virtue,Concept the of of Golflen Moral meanwith special reference Courage Temperance, to and andIntellectual virtue. 3, Deontalogical Efrics.' Immanuel Kant, concept of Duty, Goodwill,
L o L e g u r r L o r ! f l P E ro L r v e

4,

Consequentia/ist Mill's Ethics: utilitarianism

Section B: 1, Euthanasia 2. Female foeticide

2.

(i) JohnNuttal, Moia Questions: Introductianto Ethics,Macmlllan, I An London,1993. (ii) J.L. Amckie,Ethicsi Inventing Right dnd Wrong,Hatmonds Woftnl Iviiddlesex,1977 AristoUe/ Nichomachean Ethlcs Book 1094A-i096A 1 Book 1103A-11098 2
Book 1110A-11198 3

3 . Immanuel Kant,Groundwork Metaphysic Morals of of Lawerence Pasternack (ed,)Routledge. Preface Chapter and 1 4 . J.S.Mill,lutiliarianism' t/lary (ed.)Mill: Utilitarianisn Other in Warnock, and Writings,Callins, Glassglow,1962.

B for Readinqs Section


Blackwell, Ethics, Teichmnman, Social in and 1. EuthanasiarFor Againsf Jenny 1996 u.s.A, The (i)Manmeet Perspective', foetjcideLA Sociological Kaur,'Female welfare,March 1993,39. Journal Family of coercion' or (ii) Mary Individual Choice Cultural Selection: AnnWarren,'Sex ' Blackwell.1ggg. In BioEthics:An Anthology,

- IV SEMESTER
PaDeT I ETHICS:THEORY PRACTICE II AND

code 4'1 Paper II ]

3hrs100Marks

(Sec A)

2. Nishkama karma karma I z. Nishkama and ethics 3. Buddhist Jaina 4. candhi's ConceptAhimsa of

Readinas for A I lfY:jl4!-!:rg--!..:4---:z:.::-.lj Sec


1.
I

J 2.

(l) 'Punishment DeathPenalty' T.L. beanchamp T.P.Pinkard(ed.) in and and Hall Ethics PublicPolicy:An and Introduction Ethlbt Prentlce 1983, to (ii)Jonathan Books/ England causing Death and saving lives/ Penguin Glover, 7977 Ch.t8 Ethics c.U.P.1993 TakingLife:Animals' Singet Peter Practical

Qpa.linrrc fnr Qar- R

'Rajendra The in Prasad, theoryof Purusharthas: Revaluation Reconstruction and Karma causatation Retributive and Moraliy LC,P,R.,1989 2 Gita, 3 12. Bhagvad Chap andChap philosophy, 1 ceorge 1983 3. (i)S.Radhakrish Indian nan, Vol AllenandUnwin ' (ii) L,C. 1965 Sharma, Ethical PhilosophiesIndia,Harper Row,U.S.A. of and 1,

New I\4ukherjee,(ed.),The Penguin GandhiReader,Penguin, 13. nudranshu 'Non'On


(Oct 1916)'The (Aug1920)', Delhi,1993. Ahimsa' Doctrine Sword of
Violence'(March 1922)