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Name Dr. Tapan Kumar De
Designation Associate Professor
Office Phone No 03222-276554 Extn. 422
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Mobile No 9735448852
Personal Website
Address Dept of Philosophy, Vidyasagar University, 721102
Educational Qualification
Degree NameInstituteYear of passing/awarded
Ph.DThe University of Burdwan2008
M.Phil.The University Burdwan 1998
M.A.Vidyasagar University1996

Career Profile / Teaching Experience
Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy and the Life-world, Vidyasagar University, since 23.12.2011
Lecturer,Department of Philosophy, Ghatal R.S.Mahavidyalay,Ghatal,Paschim Medinipur,From-23rd December 2001 to 22nd December,2008
Reader, Department of Philosophy and the Life-world, Vidyasagar University, from 23.12.2008 to 22.12.2011

Specialization/Research Area
Field of SpecializationResearch Area/ Areas of Interest
Advanced Logic,Indian Logic. Research Area- Practical Ethics,Philosophy of Vivekananda,Phenomenology and Existentialism

Course/ Subject Taught
Logic,Phenomenology,Western Epistemology

Conference/ Symposium /Journal Paper / Books Published
International Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
In Defense of Euthanasia: A Situational Analysis JournalPeriodic Research :Multi Disciplinary International Research Journal,V-2 P-1762013Social Research Foundation, Kanpur

National Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Vivekananda on the Transformation of Culture and CivilizationDepartment of Philosophy and the Life-world,Vidyasagar University,ISSN-0975-8451,V-19,Page-88-972017Department of Philosophy and the Life-world,Vidyasagar University
Science and Values:A Study in the Philosophy of VivekanandaEthical Activities and Values:Reflections from Different Philosophy(Proceeding Volume),ISBN-978-81-933615-7-32017Department of Philosophy, Pingla Thana Mahavidyay,Paschim Medinipur,West Bengal
Emancipation of Transgender:A Step to a New WorldHuman Rightsin Philosophical Perspective,ISBN-978-93-83368-22-8,Page-11-272017Sanskrit Pustak Bhander,Kolkata-700006
Music and Emotion:A Critical StudyPhilosophy and Music for Mental Development,ISBN-97893803329942017Department of Philosophy and Music,Mugberia Gangadhar Mahavidyalay
Vivekanander Nabavedanta O Bartaman Samaj: ekti SamiksaSwami Vivekanander Samaj Bhwana,ISBN-978-93-82370-44-4,Page-15-362017Sahaj Path,Howra,West Bengal
Chanyakya Niti O Byabaharik Jivan:Ekti SamikhyaUnmesh,V-6,Page-7-14,ISSN-2455-037X2016Narayan Kuila,Department of Bengali,Hijli College,Midnapore
Sri Chaitanya on Love: An Analytical ApproachNabyasrote, ISSN-2249-8133,Page-451-465, V-10,Issue-112016Eyasin Khan on Behalf of Nabyasrote,Paschim Medinipur,West Bengal
Swami Vivekanandas Thought on EthicsInternational Journal of Research on Social and Natural Science,ISSN-2455-5916, V-1,Issue-1,Page-71-782016Katwa College,Burdwan,Westbengal
Teaching of the Gita and Inner Empowerment:A Study in the Philosophy of VivekananmdaThe Philosophy of Bhagabat Gita,ISBN-93-85798-04-7,Page-32-492016Gyanajuga Publication, Bhubaneswar,Odisha
Human Rights and Sexual Discrimination: A Reflection on Third Genderdoes Human Rights Exist?ISBN-978-93-80332-80-2,Page-111-1192015Manab Prakashan,Kolkata,700073
Rehabilitation of Anthropocentrism:A Critical ApproachPhilosophy and the Life-world,V-17,Page-33-43,ISSN-0975-84612015Department of Philosophy and the Life-world,Vidyasagar University
Manab Kendrikatabader Apriharyata: ekti Vicharmulak VisleshanPrakiti,ISBN-978-93-85248-03-0 ,Page-64-712015Kabitika,Midnapur
History of Animal Liberation MovementDepartment of Philosophy and the Life-world,Vidyasagar University,ISSN-0975-8451,V-18,Page-83-912015Department of Philosophy and the Life-world,Vidyasagar University
Mahapandit Rahul sankrityayan:Boisamyadurikaraner ek Aparajita SainikUnmesh,ISSN-2455-037X,Year-2,No-1,Page-2015Narayan Kuila,Department of Bengali,Hijli College,Midnapore
Manushyetara praner prati Vivekanadaer dristibhangiPhilosophy & The Life World,V-16 ,P-592014Department of Philosophy and the Life-world,Vidyasagar University. 2014
Role of Animal Ethics on Biodiversity: A Critical EvaluationPhilosophy & The Life World, Vidyasagar University.V-15,P-522013The Department of Philosophy & The Life World, Vidyasagar University. 2013
Vivekanander Dirstite Bharoter Arthanitir Unnyan e Shilper BhumikaNabyasroat,V-2,P-1142012Edt. Sudhindranath Bag
Samajtantra Badi Bhabnar UttaranPathsala, Pathsala, Kolkata 2010 V-1 P-1052011Pathsala Production, Kolkata
Vivekanander Sahitya Bhabna : Ekti Sankhipta Paryalochona.Philosophy & The Life World, Vidyasagar University.V-14,P-852011Philosophy and The Life World, Vidyasagar University.
Dharma Chintar Bibartan O Manuser DharmaPhilosophy & The Life World, Vidyasagar University.V-13 ,P-272011Philosophy & The Life World, Vidyasagar University.
The Search For Perfect LanguagePhilosophy and the Life-world, V-12,P-772009Department of Philosophy and the Life-world, Vidyasagar University

Other Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Vivekananda on the Convergence of Science and VedantaProceedings Volume2013Department of Philosophy, Midnapur College
Adhunik Bharoter Artho Samajik O Sanaskritik Unnyan e Swamijir BhumikaAnanya Vivekananda ,P-552012Paschimbanga College O Viswavidyalay Sikask Samiti
Vivekanandar Dristite Noitik Bidhi O Babaharik JibanProceedings Volume,P-272012Balarampur College, Purulia
Vivekananda on Women Emancipation : An Ethical QuestGender Budgeting-A Step Towards Justice:Conceptual and Empirical Issues, p-722012Dasgupta &Company Private Limited
The Concept of Womenhood in Vivekananda`s Philosophy:A Comparative StudyProceedings Volume,P-252011Department of Philosophy, Kharagpur College
Vivekananda on Practical VedantaNeed of A Universal Religion2010Govt. College (Autonomous), AngulP-24
Sikshar Sekal O Ekal : Ekti ParyalochonaSamaj Jigyasa, Vidyasagar University2009Vidyasagar Centre forSocial Sciences , P-139

Books Published

Ph. D. Thesis Guidence
Ongoing / Submitted Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Alak Ranjan KhatuaWord and World: A Critical Study of The Buddhist Theory of MeaningProfessor Pravat Kumar MisraOngoing2018
Sri Prasenjit NandaEnvironmentalism and Animal Liberationism: An Historical Analysisnimal Liberationasits Ongoing 
Bharat MalakarUnity of Phenomenal Conscious and the Unity Thesis1)Sri Ramdas SirkarOngoing 
Supriya SamantaEthics and Genetic Engineering:A Critical Study Ongoing 
Bharat MalakarUnity of Phenomenal Conscious and the Unity Thesis :A Critical Study1)Sri Ramdas SirkarOngoing 
Paromita RoySwami Vivekananda on Women Emancipation ; A Critical Analysis in the Light of Modern Age Ongoing 
Sri Amit PanBurtrand Russell`s Principles of Acquaintance: A Critical Study Ongoing 

Association with Professional Bodies
Type of Professional ActivityPeriod
Member of PG, BOS, Department of Philosophy and theLife-world, VU,Since-2008 Since 2008
Member of UG, BOS, Department of Philosophy and theLife-world, VU,2011 to 2017
Programme Coordinator of NSS, Since 2011

Award NameAwarded ByYear
Life Time Achievement AwardNICER2016
State NSS AwardWest Bengal State Government2014

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