Philosophy Human Life and Society: Value Perspectives

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Overview

  • Author :Sanchita Bora
  • Year of Publication :2018
  • ISBN: :9789386682413
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: XIV, 122
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: Developmental Studies, Philosophy


About the Book :

This book is a compilation of articles related to three broad spheres. We may consider "Philosophy, Human Life and Society" as a triangle. Perceptible thing is that different concepts and issues related to these three involve value perspectives.
The constitution of human nature and his mental faculties (thinking, feeling and willing) make him competent to choose how best he can live. The reflective capacity he is endowed with enables him to distinguish the right from the wrong. But, his freedom and creativity get ample manifestation within society only. At the same time, his crowning intelligence and imagination will flourish if it is guided by a healthy philosophical outlook.


About Author :


Sanchita Bora, born in 1973 in a village at Missamora, Assam completed her early education in Missamora Higher Secondary School and Dergaon Kamal Duwera College. She completed her M. A. (Philosophy) from Gauhati University in 1996. She was awarded Ph.D. by Gauhati University in 2012 on "The Philosophy of Value: An Evaluation of Indian Perspectives" under the guidance of Prof. Girish Sharma.
Though poetry is her first love, she is also a prolific writer of philosophical essays in both Assamese and English. She published a book of Assamese poems in 2012. She has written more than 20 articles on different philosophical thoughts, especially on value philosophy, and published in The Assam Tribune, Sutradhar, Goriyoshi etc. To her credit, there are more than 40 research papers published in peer reviewed journals, conference proceedings and presented in national and international seminars. She also contributed many book chapters in books published by different organisations.
Presently, she teaches Philosophy in Nowgong Girls' College, Nagaon, Assam.