ਪੱਛਮੀ ਦਰਸ਼ਨ : ਸਮੀਖਿਆਤਮਕ ਅਧਿਐਨ

Naad Pargaas organized four days conference on Western  Philosophy at Sri Guru Granth Sahib Bhawan, Punjabi University, Patiala, from 02nd  to  05th January, 2014. This was the ninth conference by Naad Pargaas. Students and scholars presented their research papers on different schools/scholars of Western Philosophy.




Day- I


Inaugural Session
Venue: Senate Hall, Punjabi University, Patiala.
Time: 10.00AM                     Date: 02-01-2014


Presidential Chair: Dr. Gurmohan Singh Walia
Vice Chancllor, Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University, Fatehgarh Sahib.
Keynote Address: Dr. Gurbhagat Singh
Former Head & Prof., English Department, Punjabi University, Patiala.
Chief Guest: Prof. Himat Singh
Former Prof., Deptt. of Philosophy, Deptt. GGSS, Punjabi
University, Patiala.
Guest of Honor: Dr. Deepak Manmohan Singh
Director, World Punjabi Centre, Punjabi University, Patiala.






Academic Session-I
Venue: Sri Guru Granth Sahib Bhawan, Punjabi University, Patiala.
Time: 12.30PM - 2.00PM                                   Date: 02-01-2014

Presidential Chair: Onkar Singh
Prominent Psychotherapist.

Cheif Guest: Gulzar Singh Kang
Associate Prof., Center on Study on Sri Guru Granth Sahib, G.N.D.U. Sri Amritsar..

Papers:
                    1) The Pre-Socratics by Dr. Paramjit Singh Sohal.
                    2) An Introduction to Plato s Philosophy by Navjot Kaur.
                    3) Philosophy of Aristotle by Dr. Amarjit Singh.
                    4) The Epicureans by Dr. Davinder Singh.
                    5) Stoics by Prof Paramjit Singh.





Academic Session-2
Venue: Sri Guru Granth Sahib Bhawan, Punjabi University, Patiala.
Time: 03.00PM - 5.00PM                                   Date: 02-01-2014

Presidential Chair: Jatinder Jain
Deptt. Of Philosophy, Mahindera College, Patiala..


Papers:
                    1) Plotinus - ਸਮੀਖਿਆਤਮਕ ਅਧਿਐਨ .
                    2) Philosophy of Saint Anselem  by Prof. Jaswant Singh.
                    3) Philosophy of Saint Aquinas by Kulwinder Singh.
                    4) Francis Bacon – Representative of New Inductive Method
                        by Karandeep Singh.

                    5) An Introductory Approach to Thomas Hobbes by Kamaljit Kaur.




Day- II




Academic Session-1
Venue: Sri Guru Granth Sahib Bhawan, Punjabi University, Patiala.
Time: 09.45AM - 11.30AM                                   Date: 03-01-2014

Presidential Chair: Dr. Nirbhay Singh
Former Prof., Deptt. Of Philosophy, Punjabi Uni. Patiala..

Cheif Guest: Dr. Rajinder Kaur Rohi
Prof. & Head, G.G.S., Deptt. Of Religious Studies, Patiala..

Papers:
                    1) An Intruduction to Descartes’ Philosophy by Kamaljit Kaur..
                    2) Spinoza – His Life & Thought by Paramjit Singh.
                    3) An Introduction to Gottfried Leibniz by Harpreet Singh.
                    4) ਪੱਛਮੀ ਦਰਸ਼ਨ ਵਿੱਚ John Lock ਦਾ ਯੋਗਦਾਨ by Joginder Singh.
                    5) George Berkeley’s Idealism by Gurpreet Singh.
                    6) David Hume – A Provocative by Gagandeep Singh.
                    7) Rousseau - ਗਿਆਨਵਾਦ ਦੇ ਸੰਦਰਭ ਵਿੱਚ by Harpal Singh.






Academic Session-2
Venue: Sri Guru Granth Sahib Bhawan, Punjabi University, Patiala.
Time: 11.45AM – 01.45PM                                   Date: 03-01-2014

Presidential Chair: Pro. Himat Singh
Former Prof., Deptt. Of Philosophy, Punjabi Uni. Patiala..


Papers:
                    1) Immanuel Kant – Rearranging Relation betweet Subject ‘n’ Object
                        by Prof. Sukhwinder Singh..

                    2) Philosophy of Hegel by Prof. Kawarpal Singh.
                    3) Philosophy of Arthur Schopenhauer by Amandeep Singh.
                    4) Nietzsche - ਅਪੋਲੋ-ਡਾਇਉਨੀਸ਼ੀਅਸ ਸੰਤਲੁਨ ਦੀ ਤਲਾਸ਼ by Rupibderjit Kaur.
                    5) An Introduction to Henry Bergson by Jasnoor Kaur.





Academic Session-3
Venue: Sri Guru Granth Sahib Bhawan, Punjabi University, Patiala.
Time: 02.45PM - 5.00PM                                   Date: 03-01-2014

Presidential Chair: Dr. N. Mutthu Mohan
Visiting Prof., Center on Sri Guru Granth Studies, G.N.D.U. Amritsar.

Cheif Guest: Taskeen
Critic & Thinker, Punjabi Literature, Kapurthala..

Papers:
                    1) An Introduction to Process Relational Philosophy of
                        A. N. Whitehead by Harsimran Kaur.

                    2) William James - ਅਨੁਭਵੀ ਚਿੰਤਨ ਦਾ ਸਿਧਾਂਤਕਾਰ by Dr. Jaswinder Singh.
                    3) Karl Marx by Dr. Charandeep Singh.
                    4) Ludwig Wittgenstein by Avneep Kaur.
                    5) Edmund Husserl’ Phenomenology – An Introductory Approach
                        by Damanjit Singh.




Day- III




Academic Session-1
Venue: Sri Guru Granth Sahib Bhawan, Punjabi University, Patiala.
Time: 09.45AM – 11.30AM                                   Date: 04-01-2014

Presidential Chair: Dr. Jatinder Kumar
Prof., Deptt. Of Philosophy, Punjabi University, Patiala.

Cheif Guest: Dr. Harpal Singh Pannu
Prof., G.G.S., Deptt. Of Religion Studies, Punjabi Uni., Patiala..

Papers:
                    1) Soren Kierkegaard – A Philosophical Review by Gurchetan Singh.
                    2) Karl Jaspers – A Philosophical Review by Amandeep Singh.
                    3) Heidegger’s Conception of Being by Navjot Kaur.
                    4) Jean-Paul Sartre - ਅਸਤਿਤਵੀ ਮਾਨਵਵਾਦ ਦਾ ਪ੍ਰਵਚਨ
                        by Dr. Manjinder Singh.

           





Academic Session-2
Venue: Sri Guru Granth Sahib Bhawan, Punjabi University, Patiala.
Time: 11.45AM – 01.45PM                                   Date: 04-01-2014

Presidential Chair: Prof. Barinderjit Kaur
Prof., Deptt. Of Philosophy, Punjabi University, Patiala.


Papers:
                    1) Rene Guenon – A Genuine Exponent of Esoteric Wisdom
                        by Damanjeet Singh.

                    2) Seyyed Hussein Nasr by Prof. Kawarpal Singh.
                    3) Martin Lings – Esoteric Thought by Prof. Sukhwinder Singh.
                    4) Northbourne by Jasvir Singh.
                    5) Huston Smith - ਦੈਵੀ ਇਕਸੁਰਤਾ ਦੀ ਗਿਆਨਾਤਮਕਤਾ by Maninderjit Kaur.





Academic Session-3
Venue: Sri Guru Granth Sahib Bhawan, Punjabi University, Patiala.
Time: 02.45PM – 05.00PM                                   Date: 04-01-2014

Presidential Chair: Prof.Himat Singh
Former Prof., Deptt. Of Philosophy, Punjabi University, Patiala.

Cheif Guest: Dr. Mehar S. Gill
Prof. of Geography, University of Malaya, Malasia..

Papers:
                    1) Philosophy of P. D. Ouspensky by Harpreet Singh.
                    2) Hermeneutics - ਸਿਧਾਂਤਕ ਅਨੁਭਵ ਅਤੇ ਪ੍ਰਗਾਸ by Dr. Jaswinder Singh.
                    3) Jacques Lacaa By Dr. Nisha.
                    4) Emmanuel Levinas by Dr. Ravinder Singh.




Day- IV




Academic Session-I
Venue: Sri Guru Granth Sahib Bhawan, Punjabi University, Patiala.
Time: 09.45AM – 11.30AM                                   Date: 05-01-2014

Presidential Chair: Dr. Manmohan
Poet, Thinker & Administrator, I. B. India.

Cheif Guest: Dr. Paramvir Singh
Head & Reader, PHS, Deptt. Of Encyclopedia of Sikhism, Punjabi Uni. Patiala..

Papers:
                    1) Jean-Francois Lyotard’ Philosophy by Dr. Amarjit Singh.
                    2) Gilles Deleuze & S. Guattri – Philosophy of Desire
                         by Shefali Bedi.
                    3) Jean Baudrillard - ਪ੍ਰਤੀਕਾਤਮਕ ਵਟਾਂਦਰਾ( ਪੂੰਜੀਵਾਦੀ ਸਮਾਜ ਦਾ ਵਿਕਲਪ)
                        by Rupinderjit Kaur.
                    4) Pierre Bourdieu by Harwinder Singh.
          





Academic Session-2
Venue: Sri Guru Granth Sahib Bhawan, Punjabi University, Patiala.
Time: 11.45AM – 01.45PM                                   Date: 05-01-2014

Presidential Chair: Dr. Manmohan Singh
Deptt. Of English, Regional Center, Punjabi University, Patiala.

Cheif Guest: Dr. Gurmeet S. Sidhu
G.G.S., Deptt. Of Religios Studies, Punjabi University, Patiala..

Papers:
                    1) Edward Said by Prof. Jawinder Singh.
                    2) Richard Rorty and the neopragmatism by Gurbir Singh.
                    3) Theodor W. Adorno – An Introduction
                         by Prof. Sarabjit Singh.strong>
                    4) Charles Tylor – Understanding Evolution of Modern Self and
                         its Philosophical sources by Amandeep Singh(USA).
                    5) Frantz Fanon – The Thinker of Post Colonialism
                        by Mrigender Singh.
                    6) Georges Bataille by Surinder Singh.





Academic Session-3
Venue: Sri Guru Granth Sahib Bhawan, Punjabi University, Patiala.
Time: 02.45PM – 05.00PM                                   Date: 05-01-2014

Presidential Chair: Dr. Depinderjit Kaur Randhawa
Head & Reader, Deptt. Of English, Khalsa College, Patiala.

Cheif Guest: Dr. Gurmeet S. Sidhu
G.G.S., Deptt. Of Religios Studies, Punjabi University, Patiala..

Papers:
                    1) ) Julia Kristeva – An Introductory Approach by Harsimran Kaur.
                    2) Judith Butler - ਆਤਮ ਦੀ ਜੈਵਿਕ ਸਿਰਜਨਾ by Maninderjit Kaur.
                    3) Luce Irigaray – An Introduction by Gurpreet Kaur.
                    4) Helena Cixous – An Introduction by Prabhjot Kaur.
                    5) Saba Mahmood – Reconceptualising Feminism Through
                        Tradition by Harjot Kaur (USA).