Philosophy Syllabus B.A. 1st Year 2023-2024 Session

Today you will receive the philosophy syllabus b.a. 1st year for the session 2023-24. 

This syllabus is helpful for you to know about the content of the subject.

All universities issued new or amended syllabi for the new session and upcoming exam preparation. 

But sometimes they delay the process of issuance. 

That delay irritates the students, who just joined the BA First Year.

This syllabus will be helpful to them to know, what chapters will come in philosophy subject. 

This is a common syllabus for all. 

Tried to mention all chapters systematically in the philosophy ba 1st year syllabus. 

You will get 1st paper and 2nd paper syllabus separately in this post. 

As you know students force themselves to study all day on the days of examination and try to finish the syllabus.

This process reduces the interest level. So, the suggestion is to make the study time shorter but more effective.

The most effective study will be if you study with a concentration in small pockets. 

Apart from this, you should be taking short breaks during studying.

Don't take stress to complete the entire b.a 1st year syllabus in one short.

Prepare the timetable for studying and try to understand the meaning of the chapters deeply.

It is not necessary how long you studied, but how much you have studied.

BA 1st year philosophy syllabus content is bifurcated paper-wise to know about the chapters and content easily.

Let's start.

Philosophy 1st Year Syllabus

B.A 1st Year Philosophy Syllabus 1st Paper

Philosophy Paper-1, Indian Philosophy

  • Basic Features of Indian Philosophy.
  • Charvaka: Epistemology, Metaphysics, Ethics.
  • Jainism: Syadvada, Dravya, Jiva, Anekaitavada, Bondage, and Liberation.
  • Buddhism: First, Second, Third, and Fourth Noble Truth.
  • Nyaya: Epistemology – Pratyaksha, Anumana, Upamana, Sobda, Proofs for the existence of god.
  • Vaisesika : Padarth – Dravya, Guna, Karma, Samanya, Visesa, Samavaya, Abhava.
  • Sankhya : Satkaryaavada, Purusa, Prakriti, Evolution, Bondage and Liberation.
  • Yoga: Eightfold Path, Concept of god.
  • Mimansa: Apurva.
  • Adyaita Vedanta (Sankara) : Brahaman, World, Maya, Self (Atman).
  • Vishistadyaita Vedanta (Ramanuja): Refutation of Sankara’s Mayavada, Brahman, Self (Action).

B.A 1st Year Philosophy Syllabus Second Paper

Philosophy Paper-2, Epistemology and Metaphysics

  • Nature of Philosophy, Its relation with science and Religion.
  • Theories related to sources of knowledge – Rationalism, Empiricism, and Criticism
  • Relation between the knower and known – Realism, Epistemological Idealism,
  • Nature and the number of Ultimate Reality –Materialism, Neutralism, Monism, Dualism, Pluralism.
  • Relation between god and world – Deism, Theism, Pantheism, Panentheism.
  • Creationism and Evolutionism – Darwin’s theory of Biological Evolution.
  • Theories of Truth – Correspondence, Coherence, Programmatic
  • Causality – Aristotle, Mill, Hume.

You will get some BA first-year philosophy books with the author's name for convenience. 

These are textbooks and helpful for studying. 

BA 1st Year Philosophy Book

B.A 1st Year Book 1st Paper Philosophy

  • Bhartiya Darshan – Chatterjee and Dutta.
  • Bhartiya Darshan – Harendra Prasad Sinha.
  • A Critical Survey of Indian Philosophy – C.D. Sharma
  • Indian Philosophy – S. Radhakrishnan.
  • Indian Philosophy – S.N. Das Gupta.

B.A 1st Year 2nd Paper Philosophy Book

  • Gyanmimansa evam Tattvamimansa - Rajendra Prasad
  • Gyanmimansa evam Tattvamimansa - Kedar Nath Tiwari
  • Gyanmimansa evam Tattvamimansa - Ashok Kumar Verma

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