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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
Sri Prasenjit NandaEnvironmentalism and Animal Liberationism: An Historical Analysisnimal Liberationasits Submitted 
Alak Ranjan KhatuaWord and World: A Critical Study of The Buddhist Theory of MeaningProfessor Pravat Kumar MisraOngoing2018
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 

Project Work

Completed Project Works
Project titleWorked asFunding AgencyAmount in Rs.Duration in yearsPeriod
Year to Year
Vivekananda on the Convergence of Science and VedantaSole InvestigatorUniversity657342 year20152017

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

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended/Organised

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended

Title of the Seminar/Conference/WorkshopYearRoleHeld at and Organiser
Phenomenology of Edmund Hsserl2017ParticipantCentre for Phenomenological Studies and Sri Aurobindo Centre for Advanced Research,Pondicherry

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Organised

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

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