Philosophy Department

History

Department of philosophy has offered undergraduate programme since 2011 and is now offering postgraduate programme as well. The former heads of the department were U Khin Maung Win, U Phyo Zaw Thein, U Kyee Ngwe, Dr Nu Nu Lwin and Daw Moe Moe Lin. Dr Saw Lin is the current professor and head of the department of philosophy.

Vision

To recognize various thoughts of different philosophers and apply them in daily life

Mission

To produce the qualified students who are morally and socially responsible
To conduct a research oriented teaching and learning
To enhance the students’ critical and creative thinking skill

Message

Welcome wisdom lovers! The department of philosophy offers BA and MA courses in philosophy. Logic and ethics are popular fields among the students. Our well experience faculties always monitor and guide you to improve the critical and creative thinking skills. Come and discuss the various thoughts of different philosophers and let’s apply them in daily life.

Publications

– The Response to Euthanasia from the Perspective of Buddhism, Mandalay University Research Journal, Vol. 3, 2012, pp. 188-195
– The Concept of Appearance and Reality in A. Sankara and F. H. Bradley, Mandalay University Research Journal, Vol. 5, 2014, pp. 76-82
– The Role of Freedom in Theravada Buddhist Doctrine of Kamma, Shwebo University Research Journal, Vol. 7, No. 1., 2017, pp. 54-62

Faculty of Philosophy Department

Dr Saw Lin
Professor & Head
0943102031 – [email protected]
Research Areas: Logic, Aesthetics, Ethics & Buddhist Philosophy
Experience: Curriculum Development Programme Writing and Thinking Workshop
Brief Biography

Dr Thwe Thwe Khaing
Professor
0943184118
[email protected]
Research Areas: Ethics and Philosophy of Culture
Experience: Global English Programme
Brief Biography

Dr Than Oo Swe
Associate Professor
Philosophy Department
09-261004844
Research Areas: Eastern Philosophy and Political Philosophy

Dr Lay Mi Aung
Lecturer
Philosophy Department
09-401519532
Research Areas: Buddhist Philosophy

U Aung Myo Win
Lecturer
Philosophy Department
09-43177912
Research Areas: Logic

U Min Thura Kyaw
Lecturer
Philosophy Department
09-797737097
Research Areas: Eastern Philosophy

Daw Saw Yu Nwe
Assistant Lecturer
Philosophy Department
09-794935183
Research Areas: Western Philosophy

U Tin Lin
Assistant Lecturer
Philosophy Department
09-797185681
Research Areas: Myanmar Thought

Daw Win Su Aung
Assistant Lecturer
Philosophy Department
09-781286210
Research Areas: Ethics

Daw The War
Assistant Lecturer
Philosophy Department
09-404080373
Research Areas: Logic

Daw Zar Ei Hnin
Tutor
Philosophy Department
09-797412516
Research Areas: Aesthetics

Daw Su Nandar Hlaing
Office Staff
Philosophy Department
09-449386988

Daw Chan Myay Thu
Office Staff
Philosophy Department
09-400844996

Programmes Offered

Undergraduate

BA First Year
Core Courses
– Phil 1101/1103 Deductive Logic I/II
– Phil 1102/1104 Introduction to Western Philosophy I/II
Elective Courses for Other Specializations
– Phil 1001/1003 Logic in Practice I, II
– Phil 1005/1006 Mathematical Logic I, II

BA Second Year
Core Courses
– Phil 2101/2106 Eastern Philosophy I/II
– Phil 2102/2107 Inductive Logic I/II
– Phil 2103/2108 Twentieth Century Western Philosophy I/II
Elective Courses for Philosophy Specializations
– Phil 2104/2109 The Cultural and Ethical Aspects of Environmental Conservation I/II
– Phil 2105/2110 Philosophical Foundations of Jurisprudence I, II
Elective Courses for Other Specializations
– Phil 2001/2006 History of Western Intellectual Development I, II
– Phil 2002/2007 Ethics of Environmental Conservation I, II
– Phil 2003/2008 Aesthetics I, II

BA Third Year
Core Courses
– Phil 3101/3107 Western Aesthetics/Eastern Aesthetics
– Phil 3102/3108 Advanced Logic I/II
– Phil 3103/3109 Philosophy of History I/II
– Phil 3104/3110 Myanmar Culture and Myanmar Ways of Thinking I/II
Elective Courses for Philosophy Specializations
– Phil 3105/3111 A Study of Philosophical Texts I, II
– Phil 3106/3112 Ethics I-Theoretical Ethics/ Ethics II-Applied Ethics

BA Fourth Year
Core Courses
– Phil 4101/4107 Philosophy of Religion I/II
– Phil 4102/4108 Problems of Philosophy I/II
– Phil 4104/4110 Research Methodology in Philosophy I/II
– Phil 4105/4111 Twentieth Century Eastern Philosophy I, II
– Phil 4106/4112 Political Philosophy (West)/ Political Philosophy (East)
Elective Courses for Philosophy Specialization
– Phil 4103/4109 Philosophy of Science I/II
– Phil 4113/4114 Philosophy of Language I, II
Research Work
– Writing Term Paper & Presentation

BA (Hons.) First Year
Core Courses
– Phil 3201/3207 Western Aesthetics/Eastern Aesthetics
– Phil 3202/3208 Advanced Logic I/II
– Phil 3203/3209 Philosophy of History I/II
– Phil 3204/3210 Myanmar Culture and Myanmar Ways of Thinking I/II
Elective Courses for Philosophy Specializations
– Phil 3205/3211 A Study of Philosophical Texts I, II
– Phil 3206/3212 Ethics I-Theoretical Ethics/ Ethics II-Applied Ethics

BA (Hons.) Second Year
Core Courses
– Phil 4201/4207 Philosophy of Religion I/II
– Phil 4202/4208 Problems of Philosophy I/II
– Phil 4204/4210 Research Methodology in Philosophy I/II
– Phil 4205/4211 Twentieth Century Eastern Philosophy I, II
– Phil 4206/4212 Political Philosophy (West)/ Political Philosophy (East)
Elective Courses for Philosophy Specialization
– Phil 4203/4209 Philosophy of Science I/II
– Phil 4213/4214 Philosophy of Language I, II

BA (Hons.) Third Year & MA Qualifying
Core Courses
– Phil 5201/5207 Issues in Indian Philosophy/ Issues in Chinese Philosophy
– Phil 5202/5208 Issues in Western Philosophy I/II
– Phil 5203/5209 Philosophy of Education I/II
– Phil 5204/5210 Topics in Buddhism I/II
– Phil 5205/5211 Ethics of Virtue I (Plato)/ Ethics of Virtue II (Aristotle)
– Phil 5206/5212 Selected Philosophical Writings I/II
Research Work
Writing Term Paper & Presentation

Postgraduate

MA First Year
Core Courses
– Phil 611 Logic and Research Methodology
– Phil 612 Social Philosophy
– Phil 613 Axiological Studies
– Phil 614 Special Topics in Eastern Philosophy
– Phil 621 Philosophy of Science
– Phil 622 Philosophy of Historical Studies
– Phil 623 Philosophy of Culture
– Phil 624 Special Topics in Western Philosophy

MA Second Year
Research Works
– Phil 631 Research Report and Seminar I (Research Problem and Hypothetical Solution)
– Phil 632 Research Report and Seminar II (Review of Literature Survey)
– Phil 641 Research Report and Seminar III (Presenting Outcome of Research)
– Phil 642 Thesis and Viva Voce

Credit System
Any undergraduate student has to collect at least 20 credit points for each semester.
Any postgraduate student has to collect 16 credit points for each semester.

Department Activities

Paying Homage to the Teachers, Freshers’ Welcome, Farewell and Prize-awarding Ceremony. 2017-2018 Academic Year

Term Paper Presentation (Thind Year Honours), 2017-2018 Academic Year

Term Paper Presentation (Fourth Year), 2017-2018 Academic Year

Reading Academic Research Paper, Dr Lay Mi Aung, Lecturer, Department of Philosophy, Shwebo University, 2018-2019 Academic Year (2019 February 21)

Information of Shwe bo University

ရွှေဘိုတက္ကသိုလ်၏ မူလအစဖြစ်သော ရွှေဘိုဒေသကောလိပ်ကို ၂၆-၅-၁၉၇၇ တွင် စတင် ဖွင့်လှစ် ခဲ့သည်။ ၁-၄-၁၉၈၀ တွင် ရွှေဘိုကောလိပ်ဟု အမည်ပြောင်းလဲခဲ့သည်။ ၇-၇-၁၉၉၉ တွင် ရွှေဘိုဒီဂရီကောလိပ်အဖြစ်လည်းကောင်း၊ ၁၃-၆-၂၀၁၁ တွင် ရွှေဘိုတက္ကသိုလ်အဖြစ် လည်းကောင်း အဆင့်တိုးမြှင့်ခဲ့သည်။

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