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Name Dr. Papia Gupta
Designation Associate Professor , Head
Department Name PHILOSOPHY AND THE LIFE WORLD
Office Phone No 03222-276554 Extn. 422
Email ID papia.gupta@gmail.com
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Mobile No 9674477890
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Address Department of Philosophy and the Life-World, Vidyasagar University, Midnapur 721102
Educational Qualification
Degree NameInstituteYear of passing/awarded
Ph.DJADAVPUR UNIVERSITY2001
M.PHILJADAVPUR UNIVERSITY1996
M.AUNIVERSITY OF CALCUTTA1994


Career Profile / Teaching Experience
Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy and the Life-world, Vidyasagar University since 05.12.2009.
Reader, Department of Philosophy and the Life-world, Vidyasagar University, from 05.12.2006 to 04.12.2009.
Senior Lecturer, Department of Philosophy and the Life-world, Vidyasagar University from 04.09.2002 to 04.12.2006.
Senior Lecturer, Department of Philosophy, Prabhat Kumar College, Contai, East Midnapore from 05.12.2001 to 03.09.2002.
Lecturer, Department of Philosophy, Prabhat Kumar College, Contai, East Midnapore from 04.09.1997 to 04.12.2001.

Specialization/Research Area
Field of SpecializationResearch Area/ Areas of Interest
Nyaya-Vaisesika
Indian Philosophy,Applied Ethics,Philosophy of RABINDRNATH, Philosophy of VIVEKANANDA

Course/ Subject Taught
Indian Logic, Indian Metaphysics, Western Ethics, Existentialism, Applied Ethics.

Conference/ Symposium /Journal Paper / Books Published
International Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Sustainable Development : A Buddhist ApproachISSN: 2455-5916(online), International Journal of Research on Social and Natural Science, 2016, pp-38-432016Katwa College
Status of Tribal Women in India: Some ObservationsISSN: 2455-6319(online), Anudhyan: An International Journal of Social Science Vol: 1, No:1, 2016, pp. 181-188,2016Raja Narendralal Khan Women's College


National Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Rabindra Monone Mrityu Chetonar UttoranISSN: 0975-8461, Philosophy and the Life-world, Vol.-19, 2016-2017, pp. 76-87,2017Vidyasagar University
Atmar swarup bisoye charvaka o prachin nyayer bibad : ekti sanksipta alochonaISBN: 978-93-84241-36-0,Self, Consciousness and Body : A comparative reflections in Indian and Western Philosophy, pp. 128-135,2017Bajkul Milani Mahavidyalaya
Relevance of Ethics in the Field of MediaISSN: 0975-8461, Philosophy and the Life-world, Vol.18, 2015-2016, pp. 83-91,2016Vidyasagar University
Paribesh bhabna: Sampratik samoy o BuddhadebISSN:2321-158X, Samaj Jijnasa, Vol.-9, 20162016Vidyasagar Centre for Social Science
The Status of Women in Ancient India: An ObservationISBN No: 978-93-80332-80-2, Does Human Right Exist?2015Manav Prakashan, Kolkata
A-monusyoshrenir Pranir Adhikar Rokshar DaayboddhotaISBN: 978-93-85248-03-0, Prokriti, Ed. By Dr. Monanjali Bandyopadhyay2015N.S.S. Unit-III, Vidyasagar University
Sri Ramkrishnas Practical Philosophy : A Glimpse of KathamritaPhilosophy And the Life-world Vol -17 ISSN 0975-84612015Vidyasagar University
Swami Vivekanander Bhabnaai Narir KhomotayonISSN 0975-8461,Philosophy And The Life-World, Vol. 16, 2014Vidyasagar University
Abortion From The Perspective Of Buddhist EthicsISSN: 2319-4634,The Philosophical Quest, Bilingual And Bi-Annual Philosophical Journal, Vol: 1 , Year 3, Jan-June, 20142014xxx
Moksho dukkher ki jatiyo abhab:Prachin nyayaer aaloke kichhu kothaAnviksha,vol –xxxv, March 2014 ISSN-058716462014Department of Sanskrit,Jadavpur University
Sahansil Unnayan O Prakritir Prati DaaybaddhataSustainable Development: Ethics and Economics, Ed. Bharat Malakar. ISBN: 97881-923979-6-22013Dept. of Philosophy, Mahishadal Girl's College
Bauddha Naitikatar Nirikhe GarbhapatSSN 0975-8461,Philosophy And The Life-World,Vol-152013Vidyasagar University
Lingabaisamyer Thabay Konyakorak,ISSN 0975-8461,Philosophy And The Life-World, Vol. 142012Vidyasagar University
Pratijna Karmer Naitikata,Rabindra Bharati Journal of Philosophy Vol- XIV ISSN 09730087.2012Rabindra Bharati University
Rabindra Bhabnai Dukkha.ISSN 0975-8461,Philosophy And The Life-World, Vol.132011Vidyasagar University
Swami Vivekanander Monone LingasamataJanma Sardha-Satabarshe Vivekananda Ed. Dr. Milankanti Satpathi2011Amode book Publishing house, Balarampur, Barabazar Road, Purulia; ISBN-978-81-923363-2-9


Other Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Acharya Brajendra Nath Sealer Bhabnay BharatbarsaSamajjiggnasa 8th Vol- 2014 ISSN:2321-158X2014Vidyasagar Centre for Social Science


Books Published

Ph. D. Thesis Guidence
Ongoing / Submitted Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Smt. Arpita Chaoni.Media & its Impact on society: Ethical Perspective.N.A.Ongoing 
Dayamoy MajhiA Study of Sabda Pramana in Nyaya-vaisesika PhilosophyN.A.Ongoing 
Rajkumar PanditEnvironmental Ethics from Buddhist Perspectives Ongoing 
Sujit MaitySamkhya & Nyaya theory of Causality: A Comparative Study Ongoing 


Awarded Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Smt. Sarmila Bandyapadhyaya.Rabindra darshane Mrityu.N.A.Awarded2018
Sri Aolke Bhunia.Nyaya mote Anumiti Samikhsha.N.A.Awarded2015
Dr. Dibakar Manna.Mon Sonkranto somosya; Nyaya-Vaisesika Siddhanta.Dr. Tapan Kumar chakraborty.Awarded2014

Invited Lectures 
TitleOrganized byVenueYear
Moral Conflicts in Mahabharata : An ObservationDept. of PhilosophyPingla Thana Mahavidyalaya, Paschim Medinipur, W.B.2017
Degraded Condition of Women in the Vedic and Epic Era: An ObservationWomen’s Study CentreVidyasagar University2016
Justifying Capital Punishment : Recent DebatesDept. of PhilosophyTamralipta Mahavidyalaya, Purba Medinipur2016
Traditional Values are Still Relevant in Modern Society: A ReviewDept. of PholosophyKharagpur College, Kharagpur2016
Rape: A most heinous crime against womenDept. of philosophyVivekananda Mission Mahavidyalaya, Purba Medinipur2016
Old-age Problem in Indian Society: An ObservationNational Service SchemeVidyasagar University2015
Female Foeticide: A Cruel Manifestation of Gender DiscriminationDepartment of Philosophy and ReligionVisva-Bharati, Santiniketan2015
Revisiting The Position of Women in Ancient IndiaWomens StudiesBurdwan University2015
Ethical Role Of Physician In PASDept. of PhilosophyVivekananda college, Alipurduar College2015
Probable Initiatives that can be taken by media to prevent Sexual violenceDept. of PhilosophyVivekananda Mission Mahavidyalaya, Haldia , Purba Medinipur2015
Women As A Victim Of Gender ViolenceDept. of PhilosophyRaja N.L.Khan Women’s College, Midnapore2015
Manabir Manab Adhikar : Ak Ontoheen LoraaiRaja N.L.Khan Women’s CollegeMidnapore2015
Euthanasia: An Ethical QuestDept. of PhilosophyPrabhat Kumar College, Contai, Purba Medinipur2015
Inference in Indian PhilosophyDept of PhilosophyN. L. Khan College Midnapore2014
Morality and New GenerationN.S.S. Unit-IIIVidyasagar University2014
Gender Justice and the Views of Swami VivekanandaDepartment of PhilosophyJadavpur University2014
Impact of Gender Discrimination in SocietyDepartment of PhilosophyDebra Thana Sahid Kshudiram Smriti Mahavidyalaya Midnapore2014
Gender Discrimination Violets Human Right as well as Fundamental RightsWomen Cell & Dept. of PhilosophyTamralipta Mahavidyalaya, Purba Medinipur2013
Women Empowerment and SwamijiNetaji Institute for Asian StudiesNetaji Institute for Asian Studies, Kolkata2012

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
Philosophy Of Mind: Indian And Western Perspectives2016Paper PresenterDept. of Philosophy and The Life-world, Vidyasagar University
Euthanasia-Killing the Pain Not the Patient: An Ethical Observation2016Paper PresenterDept. of Philosophy & Women Cell, Tamralipta Mahavidyalaya , Purba Medinipur
Critical Thinking & Philosophizing”, 15th December2016Paper PresenterDept. of Philosophy and The Life-World, Vidyasagar University
Ethics And Contemporary Society: Role of Value education2015Paper PresenterDepartment of Philosophy Egra SSB college, Purba Medinipur
Philosophical Perspectives Of Tribal Religion2015Paper PresenterDepartment of Philosophy and the Life-world, Vidyasagar University
Equality and Discrimination: Ethical, Religion and Socio-Economic Issues2015Paper PresenterDepartment of Philosophy, Moyna College
Philosophy Of Man And Environment2015Paper PresenterDept of Philosophy and The Life- World Vidyasagar University
The Philosophy of Thirubhallubhar2015Paper PresenterDept. of Philosophy and The Life-world Vidyasagar University
Inference in Indian Philosophy2014Paper PresenterN. L. Khan College, Midnapore
Basic Values Embedded in Indian Culture and its Relevance in National Reconstruction2014Paper PresenterBankura Christian College, Bankura
Ethics , Culture and Globalization2014Paper PresenterDepartment of Philosophy and the Life-world, Vidyasagar University
Ramakrishna Paramahansa and the Mystic Traditions of Eastern India’.2014Paper PresenterThe Dept. of Philosophy and Coparative Religion, Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan
Samskrita Sahitye kala, Vidya, Krida tatha Vinodah2014Paper Presenterthe Dept. of Sanskrit,Vidyasagar University, Midnapur
Acharya Brajendra Nath Seal-Man and Philosopher’.2014Paper Presenterthe Dept. of Philosophy & the Life World, Vidyasagar University, Midnapur.
The concept of Nature: Sankhya Philosophy vs Modern Physics’, organized by the Dept. of Philosophy, Sripat Singh College, Jiaganj, Murshidabad(W.B )2014Paper PresenterDept of Philosophy Sripat Singh College, Jiaganj, Murshidabad (W.B )
The Role of Indian Concept of Values in National Reconstruction(For celebration of World Philosophy Day)2013Paper PresenterDepartment of Philosophy, Vidyasagar University
Women and India organized by Tamralipta Mahavidyalaya2013Paper PresenterTamralipta Mahavidyalaya Midnapore,WestBengal
Crisis in Gender-Justice: Socio-Philosophical Approach2013Paper PresenterDept. of Philosophy and the Life World, Vidyasagar University
Swami Vivekananda and the Modern World2012Paper PresenterDept of Philosophy Jadavpur University
Swami Vivekananda’s Vision of Empowerment of Indian Women2012Paper PresenterNetaji Institute for Asian Studies
Philosophy of Swami Vivekananda2012Paper PresenterBalarampur College, Purulia
Womanhood after Vivekananda’s Vision2012Paper PresenterPingla Thana Mahavidyalaya, Midnapur
Sustainable Development: Ethics and Economics2012Paper PresenterDept of Philosophy,Mahishadal Girls College, Midnapore
INDIAN PHILOSOPHERS SINCE INDEPENDENCE2012Paper Presenterthe Dept. of Philosophy & the Life World, Vidyasagar University, Midnapur.
Law of Karma .2012Paper PresenterDept. of Philosophy, Rabindra Bharati University. Kolkata.


Conference /Seminar/Workshop Organised

Title of the Conference/Seminar/WorkshopYearRole in the EventFunding Agency
Philosophy, Science and Technology2017Head, Dept. of Philosophy & the Life-worldI.C.P.R,New Delhi
Philosophical Perspectives Of Tribal Religion2015Joint CoordinatorUGC

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