HS301 - Philosophy

HS301 - Philosophy


Ranjan Panda


Autumn ‘20

Course Difficulty

Course is not tough, reading material given by the prof. is enough for getting a good grade.

Time Commitment Required

Max 1.5-2 hrs weekly apart from class

Grading Policy and Statistics

Good number of AAs

Attendance Policy

Online sem, attendance was compulsory only for a weekly doubt session.


No Prerequisites, interest in philosophy would be great though.

Evaluation Scheme

10 assignment
10 quiz
30 midsem
50 endsem

Topics Covered in the Course

Aristotle, Intro to Indian Philosophy, Bacon, Decarte, John Locke


Easy assignments, understanding of philosophy has to be shown, lenient grading.

Feedback on Exams

Midsem was objective based and endsem had both objective and subjective questions. Both would be easy if given material is read.

How strongly would I recommend this course?

It is an easy course and does not require much effort.

References Used

A history of western philosophy- Frank Thilly, A critical survey of Indian philosophy- Chandradhar Sharma

HS 301 Review By: Gerard Tony Thomas