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Name Sm. Sumana Bera
Designation Assistant Professor
Department Name PHILOSOPHY AND THE LIFE WORLD
Office Phone No 03222-276554 Extn. 422
Email ID s_u_m_a_n_a@yahoo.co.in
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Mobile No 9433272480
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Address Department of Philosophy and the Life-World, Vidyasagar University, Midnapur 721102
Educational Qualification
Degree NameInstituteYear of passing/awarded
M.AJADAVPUR UNIVERSITY1999
B.AJADAVPUR UNIVERSITY1997


Career Profile / Teaching Experience
Lecturer, Department of Philosophy, Vidyasagar University since 18 March,2002
Senior Lecturer, Department of Philosophy, Vidyasagar University since 18 March,2008
Assistant Professor (Stage 2), Department of Philosophy, Vidyasagar University since 18 March,2008

Specialization/Research Area
Field of SpecializationResearch Area/ Areas of Interest
Philosophy of Cognition
Philosophy of Mind

Course/ Subject Taught
Western Epistemology
Western Metaphysics
Western Ethics
Western Philosophy of Language
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
Modern Trends in Indian Philosophy

Conference/ Symposium /Journal Paper / Books Published
International Publication


National Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Pratyaksagata Abhigyota O tar Pratyarahita Bishyabastu: ekti Bishleshanatmak AlochonaPhilosophy and the Life-world, Vol. 18, 2015-2016, pp. 92-992016vidyasagar University
Protyokhye Samanyojnaner BhumikaSamaj Jijnasa, vol. 1 & 2, 39-482016Vidyasagar Centre for Social Sciences
Co-occurance of Subjective and Objective Aspects of Conscious ExperiencePhilosophy and the Life-world, Vol. 17, 2014-2015, pp. 61-652015Vidyasagar University


Other Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Dharoner Adorshorupi Matobad: kichu Namuna boishistoVidyasagar University Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 112009Vidyasagar University


Books Published

Invited Lectures 
TitleOrganized byVenueYear
The Philosophy of ThirubhallubharDept. of Philosophy and the Life-world, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore(West)Department of Philosophy, Vidyasagar University2015
Seminar on Sardar Ballav Bhai PatelRegistrar Department and NSS Cell, Vidyasagar UniversityVidyasagar University2014

Association with Professional Bodies
Type of Professional ActivityPeriod
Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal Philosophy and the Life-world2002 to 2019
Member of the B.O.S of M.Phil2002 to 2019
Member of the B.O.S. of P.G.2002 to 2019

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended/Organised

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended

Title of the Seminar/Conference/WorkshopYearRoleHeld at and Organiser
Modern Trends in Indian Philosophy2017paper presenterDept. of Philosophy and the Life-world, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore(West)
Critical Thinking and Philosophizing2016Paper pPresenterDept. of Philosophy and the Life-world, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore(West)
Philosophy of Mind: Indian and Western Perspective2016paper presenterDept. of Philosophy and the Life-world, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore(West)
Philosophical Perspectives of Tribal Religion2015paper presenterDept. of Philosophy and the Life-world, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore(West)
Philosophy of Man and Environment2015paper presenterDept. of Philosophy and the Life-world, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore(West)
Acharya Brajendranath Seal:Man and Philosopher2014paper presenterDept. of Philosophy and the Life-world, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore(West)
Language, Communication and Soceity2014Paper PresenterDept. of Philosophy, West Bengal State University, Barasat


Conference /Seminar/Workshop Organised

Title of the Conference/Seminar/WorkshopYearRole in the EventFunding Agency
Philosophy of Mind: Indian and Western Perspective2016Joint CoordinatorUGC
Ethics, Culture and Globalisation2014Joint CoordinatorICPR
The Crisis in Gender Justice:Socio-philosophical Approach2013Joint CoordinatorUGC
Indian Philosophers: Since Indipendence2011Joint CoordinatorUGC
Ethics and Society: Indian Approach2009Joint CoordinatorUGC

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