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Booster Course Schedule
Test Series Schedule
- 20 Revision-Through-PYQ Lectures of Complete Syllabus.
- 6 Sectional Tests
- 2 Comprehensive Tests
- 6 Detailed Classroom/Live Test Discussion Classes.
- Personal Mentoring and Handholding.
- Timely and Multi-level Evaluation within 7 days.
- Flexible Submission of the Tests.
- Mode: Live /Online / Offline
- ‘20-Lectures-Booster’ is designed to kick-start the optional preparation and to facilitate and speed-up first revision before prelims result comes
- It includes comprehensive Revision of the Mains Syllabus with a Focus on Covering Micro Issues and value Addition to Content in shortest possible time
- Covering Last 10 years’ UPSC Previous Year Questions (PYQs) through lectures, followed by test series
- Test series will help you improve Answer Writing Approach & Skills through Evaluation and Feedback.
- Will also help you bring in philosophical approach and technical language in answers.
- Special focus on the use of keywords, key statements in answers.
- Enrich answers through interlinking of Philosophers.
Understand and predict UPSC Standard Questions.
|Philosophy Booster Course Schedule|
|Lecture # 01||05-06-2023||Introduction to the Course|
|Lecture # 02||06-06-2023||Buddhism|
|Lecture # 03||07-06-2023||Samkhya, Yoga|
|Lecture # 04||08-06-2023||Nyaya Vais'esika, Mimamsa|
|Lecture # 05||09-06-2023||Vedanta, Aurobindo|
|Lecture # 06||12-06-2023||Plato, Aristotle|
|Lecture # 07||13-06-2023||Descartes, Spinoza, Leibniz|
|Lecture # 08||14-06-2023||Locke, Berkeley, Hume|
|Lecture # 09||15-06-2023||Kant, Hegel|
|Lecture # 10||16-06-2023||Moore, Russell, Early Wittgenstein,|
Logical Positivism, Later Wittgenstein
|Lecture # 11||19-06-2023||Husserl, Kierkegaard, Sartre|
|Lecture # 12||20-06-2023||Quine, Srawson|
|Lecture # 13||21-06-2023||Notions of God|
Proofs for the Existence Problem of Evil
|Lecture # 14||22-06-2023||Reason, Revelation & Faith. Religious Experience Religion without God|
Religion and Morality
|Lecture # 15||23-06-2023||Religious Pluralism|
Nature of Religious Language
|Lecture # 16||26-06-2023||Social and Political Ideals|
|Lecture # 17||27-06-2023||Sovereignty|
Individual and State
|Lecture # 18||28-06-2023||Forms of Government, Political Ideologies|
|Lecture # 19||29-06-2023||Humanism; Secularism; Multiculturalism|
Crime and Punishment
|Lecture # 20||30-06-2023||Development and Social Progress|
Gender Discrimination, Caste Discrimination
|Test 1||11-06-2023||Indian Philosophy (1st half):|
|1. Ca-rva-ka: Theory of Knowledge; Rejection of Transcendent Entities.|
|2. Jainism: Theory of Reality; Saptabhan (ginaya; Bondage and Liberation.|
|3. Schools of Buddhism: Prati-tyasamutpa-da; Ksanikavada, Naira-tmyava-da|
|4. Sa-mkhya: Prakrti; Purusa; Causation; Liberation|
|5. Yoga: Citta; Cittavrtti; Klesas; Samadhi; Kaivalya.|
|Test 2||25-06-2023||Western Philosophy (1st half):|
|1. Plato and Aristotle: Ideas; Substance; Form and Matter; Causation; Actuality and Potentiality.|
|2. Rationalism (Descartes, Spinoza, Leibniz): Cartesian Method and Certain Knowledge; Substance; God; Mind-Body Dualism; Determinism and Freedom.|
|3. Empiricism (Locke, Berkeley, Hume): Theory of Knowledge; Substance and Qualities; Self and God; Scepticism.|
|4. Kant: Possibility of Synthetic a priori Judgments; Space and Time; Categories; Ideas of Reason; Antinomies; Critique of Proofs for the Existence of God|
|5. Hegel: Dialectical Method; Absolute Idealism|
|Test 3||09-07-2023||Indian Philosophy (2nd half):|
|6. Nya-ya- Vais'esika: Theory of Categories; Theory of Appearance; Theory of Prama-na; Self, Liberation; God; Proofs for the Existence of God; Theory of Causation; Atomistic Theory of Creation.|
|7. Mima-msa-: Theory of Knowledge|
|8. Schools of Veda-nta: Brahman; I-s'vara; A-tman; Jiva; Jagat; Ma-ya-; Avidya-; Adhya-sa; Moksa; Aprthaksiddhi; Pancavidhabheda|
|9. Aurobindo: Evolution, Involution; Integral Yoga.|
|Test 4||23-07-2023||Western Philosophy (2nd half):|
|6. Moore, Russell and Early Wittgenstein: Defence of Commonsense; Refutation of Idealism; Logical Atomism; Logical Constructions; Incomplete Symbols; Picture Theory of Meaning; Saying and Showing.|
|7. Logical Positivism: Verification Theory of Meaning; Rejection of Metaphysics; Linguistic Theory of Necessary Propositions.|
|8. Later Wittgenstein: Meaning and Use; Language-games; Critique of Private Language.|
|9. Phenomenology (Husserl): Method; Theory of Essences; Avoidance of Psychologism.|
|10. Existentialism (Kierkegaard, Sartre, Heidegger): Existence and Essence; Choice, Responsibility and Authentic Existence; Being-in-the –world and Temporality.|
|11. Quine and Strawson: Critique of Empiricism; Theory of Basic Particulars and Persons.|
|Test 5||06-08-2023||Socio Political Philosophy:|
|1. Social and Political Ideals: Equality, Justice, Liberty.|
|2. Sovereignty: Austin, Bodin, Laski, Kautilya.|
|3. Individual and State: Rights; Duties and Accountability|
|4. Forms of Government: Monarchy; Theocracy and Democracy.|
|5. Political Ideologies: Anarchism; Marxism and Socialism|
|6. Humanism; Secularism; Multiculturalism.|
|7. Crime and Punishment: Corruption, Mass Violence, Genocide, Capital Punishment.|
|8. Development and Social Progress.|
|9. Gender Discrimination: Female Foeticide, Land and Property Rights; Empowerment.|
|10. Caste Discrimination: Gandhi and Ambedkar|
|Test 6||20-08-2023||Philosophy of Religion|
|1. Notions of God: Attributes; Relation to Man and the World. (Indian and Western).|
|2. Proofs for the Existence of God and their Critique (Indian and Western).|
|3. Problem of Evil.|
|4. Soul: Immortality; Rebirth and Liberation.|
|5. Reason, Revelation and Faith.|
|6. Religious Experience: Nature and Object (Indian and Western).|
|7. Religion without God.|
|8. Religion and Morality.|
|9. Religious Pluralism and the Problem of Absolute Truth.|
|10. Nature of Religious Language: Analogical and Symbolic; Cognitivist and Non- cognitive.|
|27-08-2023||Complete Paper 1 Syllabus + Complete Paper 2 Syllabus|
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