Hansraj College

University of Delhi

NAAC Grade A+ with CGPA 3.62

Dr Satyendra Kumar Shirvastava

Assistant Professor | Department of Philosophy
Contact (Off.): 9711442957

Email Address : satyendrasrivas[at]gmail[dot]com

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Ethics, Philosophy of Religion, Existentialism (Jean- Paul Sartre), Philosophy of Swami Vivekananda, Gandhian Philosophy 

  • Ph. D , 2013 , University of Delhi
  • M Phil , 2000 , University of Delhi
  • M A , 1998 , DDU University of Gorakhpur

I have been teaching in the department of Philosophy, Hansraj College, University of Delhi since 2007

Logic, Formal Logic, Ethics in Public Domain, Business Ethics, Philosophy of Religion, Social and Political Philosophy,  Greek Philosophy, 

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Bad Faith and Its Moral Implications in Jean-Paul Sartre's Philosophy 

Translated the book 'Existentialism' from English to Hindi. This book is in the process of getting published. 

  

A. Research papers-

1.  Research paper titled ‘Rashtriya Shiksha Niti 2020 aur Mulya-parak Shiksha : Swami Vivekananda ke Vishesh Sandarbh mein’ has been published in the journal ‘Bhasha’  pp. 76-82,  ISSN 0523-1418, March-April 2021. This journal is published by Publication Division, Ministry of Education, Government of India, New Delhi, 2021. 

2.    Research paper titled ‘Consciousness and Existentialistic Freedom : A Critical Reflection of Jean-Paul Sartre’s Thought’ has been published in the journal ‘Sandhan’ pp. 41-71, ISSN 0972-3609, Vol. XVIII, January-December 2018, Centre for Studies in Civilizations, New Delhi, 2018.

3.   Research  paper titled ‘Gandhi’s Ideas on the need of Value based Education : An Ethical Reflection’ has been published in the ‘Aligarh Journal of Philosophy’ (A peer reviewed Academic journal) pp. 73-93, January-December 2018, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, 2018.

  4. Research paper, titled – 'Gandhian Philosophy of  Non-violence and Its Significance For Global Peace and Harmony in Present Violence-centric World : A Critical Analysis' has been published in GITAM Journal of Gandhian Studies, pp. 182-202, ISSN 2249-2240, Vol 6, January-December 2017, GITAM University Press, Visakhapatnam, 2017.   

  5. Research paper, titled ‘The Spiritualistic Humanism of Swami Vivekananda and The Existentialistic Humanism of Jean-Paul Sartre : A Comparative Analysis’ has been published in Indian Philosophical Quarterly (IPQ), pp. 235-57, ISSN 0376 – 415x,Vol, 44, No.1-2, January-June 2017, Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune, 2017.

 6. Research paper titled ‘Vaishwik Shanti aur Samajik Samrasata : Mahatma Gandhi ke Sandarbh Mein’ has been published in the journal ‘Darshnik-Traimasik’ pp. 73-87, ISSN : 0974-8849, Patna, April-June 2016.

7. Research paper – 'Sartre ke Darshan mei Manav Swtantrata aur Uttardayitya’ has been published in bi-lingual journal Madhya Bharti, pp.76-90, ISSN 0974-0066, H S Gaur Central University, Sagaur. M P, 2015.

 

Area of Specialization

  

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Philosophy of Swami Vivekananda, Existentialism, Gandhian Philosophy,  Ethics & Philosophy of Religion.

 

Introduction to Philosophy, Logic, Formal Logic, Business Ethics, Ethics in Public Domain, Philosophy of Religion.

 

 

 

 

 

Publications:

   A. Research papers-

1.  Research paper titled ‘Rashtriya Shiksha Niti 2020 aur Mulya-parak Shiksha : Swami Vivekananda ke Vishesh Sandarbh mein’ has been published in the journal ‘Bhasha’  pp. 76-82,  ISSN 0523-1418, March-April 2021. This journal is published by Publication Division, Ministry of Education, Government of India, New Delhi, 2021. 

2.    Research paper titled ‘Consciousness and Existentialistic Freedom : A Critical Reflection of Jean-Paul Sartre’s Thought’ has been published in the journal ‘Sandhan’ pp. 41-71, ISSN 0972-3609, Vol. XVIII, January-December 2018, Centre for Studies in Civilizations, New Delhi, 2018.

3.   Research  paper titled ‘Gandhi’s Ideas on the need of Value based Education : An Ethical Reflection’ has been published in the ‘Aligarh Journal of Philosophy’ (A peer reviewed Academic journal) pp. 73-93, January-December 2018, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, 2018.

  4. Research paper, titled – 'Gandhian Philosophy of  Non-violence and Its Significance For Global Peace and Harmony in Present Violence-centric World : A Critical Analysis' has been published in GITAM Journal of Gandhian Studies, pp. 182-202, ISSN 2249-2240, Vol 6, January-December 2017, GITAM University Press, Visakhapatnam, 2017.   

  5. Research paper, titled ‘The Spiritualistic Humanism of Swami Vivekananda and The Existentialistic Humanism of Jean-Paul Sartre : A Comparative Analysis’ has been published in Indian Philosophical Quarterly (IPQ), pp. 235-57, ISSN 0376 – 415x,Vol, 44, No.1-2, January-June 2017, Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune, 2017.

 6. Research paper titled ‘Vaishwik Shanti aur Samajik Samrasata : Mahatma Gandhi ke Sandarbh Mein’ has been published in the journal ‘Darshnik-Traimasik’ pp. 73-87, ISSN : 0974-8849, Patna, April-June 2016.

7. Research paper – 'Sartre ke Darshan mei Manav Swtantrata aur Uttardayitya’ has been published in bi-lingual journal Madhya Bharti, pp.76-90, ISSN 0974-0066, H S Gaur Central University, Sagaur. M P, 2015.

 

   B. Chapters in Books :

  1. A Chapter titled ‘Woman Emancipation : A Contemporary Reflection of Swami Vivekananda’s Thought’ has been published in a book titled ‘Adhunik evam Samkalin Bhartiya Darshnik Chintan’ (editor Dr. Nandini Singh) pp. 266-274, Neeraj Book Centre, New Delhi 2020.

2.   A chapter, titled- ‘Mahatma Gandhi ka Ahimsavadi Darshan : Ek Samikshatmaka Vishleshna”  has been published in a book titled ‘Vartamana Paridrishya aur Gandhi’ (Eds. Dr. Rama, Dr. Vijay and Sri Mahendra), pp. 125-42, ISBN- 978-93-84280-28-4, Samvad Media, New Delhi 2017.

3.   A chapter titled 'Sartre ke Astittvavadi Darshan mein Durastha ki Avdharna : Ek Vivechan’ has been published in I.P.C. Anthology, Contemporary Philosophy, Vol.- 4 (Editor  U S Bist), pp. 5–23, ISBN-978-93-83754-35-9, Satyam Publishing House, New Delhi, 2015.

  B. Popular Articles –

             1.  Article – ‘Naitikata aur Baudhikata’ has been published in National Daily Hindustan on 31  July  2021, New Delhi.

            2.   Article – ‘Nastik wah hai jo Svaym mein Vishwas nahi karta’ has been published in National Daily Hindustan on 12 January 2021, New Delhi.

             3.  Article – ‘Namwar Singh hone ke Mayne’ has been published in fortnightly magazine Yathawat (ed. Sri R B Rai) p.4, ISSN 2350-0409, Delhi 16-31st August 2015.

            4.   Article- 'Responsibility of Teacher and Students'  has been published in National daily- Rashtriya Sahara, Delhi, 05th September 2012.

            5.   Article- 'Swami Vivekananda on Spiritualism versus Materialism'  has been published in National Daily, Rashtriya Sahara, Hastkshep, Delhi, 14th January 2012.

            6.   Article- 'Jean– Paul Sartre and J. Krishnamurti's Concept of Freedom', in monthly magazine Kadimbini, Delhi, pp. 62-63, February 2012.

            7.   Article- ‘Mahatma Gandhi's Concept of Non-violence and Global Justice’ in National daily, Rashtriya Sahara, Hastkshep, 01st October 2011.

    C. Book reviews –

              1.  ‘The South African Gandhi’ (By  Ashwin Desai and Goolam Vahed, Stanford University Press ) in GITAM Journal of Gandhian Studies, pp. 478-487, ISSN 2249-2240, Visakhapatnam, 2016.  

               2.   ‘Mitty ke Log’ ( By S R Harnot)  in weekly magazine India Today (Hindi) p.60, New Delhi February 2011.              

 

          

          

      

     International :

  1. Presented a research paper titled ‘Guru Gorakhnath ke Sandeshon ka Darshnik evam  Samajik Nihitarth’ in a three day International conference organized by Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur during 20-22 March 2021.
  2.  Presented a research paper titled ‘Swami Vivekananda aur Vaishwik Mulya Drishti’  in a two day International Conference at Vijyan Bhawan, New Delhi, organized by Hansraj College, University of Delhi during 10-11 January 2021.
  3.  Presented a research paper titled ‘Gandhi & Mandela, The Two Pioneers of Mass Movement : A Comparative Study’ in a two day International Conference at Gandhi Bhawan,  University of Delhi during 18-19 July 2019.
  4. Presented a research paper titled, “Freedom, Bad Faith and the Possibility of Ethics in Sartre’s Existentialism” in the 24th World Congress of Philosophy during 13-20 August 2018 held at the China National Convention Center, Beijing.
  5. Presented a research paper titled, ‘Spiritualism or Materialism : A Philosophical Reflection of Swami Vivekananda’s Thought ‘ in The Asian Conference on Ethics, Religion & Philosophy (ACERP 2018) during 22-24th March 2018 held at The Art Center Kobe, Japan.  This paper has been published in the Official Conference proceedings, pp. 203-14, ISSN 2187 - 476x, IAFOR, Nagoya, Japan, 2018.
  6. Presented a research paper titled, - ‘Religious Tolerance versus Religious Acceptance : An Analysis of Vivekananda’s views’ in an International Conference held at Chennai during 22-23rd December 2016. This paper is in the process of publication.
  7.   Presented a research paper, titled – 'Gandhian Philosophy of  Non-violence and Its Significance For Global Peace and Harmony in Present Violence-centric World : A Critical Evaluation'  in  2nd Asian  Philosophy Congress  held at  GITAM Centre of Gandhian Studies,Vishakhapattnam during 19-21st January 2016.

  National :

  1. Presented a research paper titled ‘Swami Vivekananda : The Common Man’s Philosopher’ in the 94th Session of the Indian Philosophical Congress held at North-Eastern Hill University (NEHU), Shillong during 9-11 March 2020.
  2. Presented a research paper titled ‘Gandhi’s ideas on the Need of Value based Education : An Ethical Reflection’ in a two day National Seminar organized by department of Philosophy, University of Mysore, Mysore during 20-21 February 2019.
  3. Presented a research paper titled, ‘Women Emancipation : A Philosophical Reflection of Swami Vivekananda’s Thought’  in the 92nd session of Indian Philosophical Congress, during 5th – 7th January 2018, held at Holistic Science Research Centre, Surat.
  4. Presented a research paper, titled – ‘Multiculturalism : A Philosophical Reflection’ in the 61st session of Akhil Bhartiya Darshan Parishad held at Patna University, Bihar during 10-12th September 2016.
  5. Presented a research paper, titled-  ‘Swami Vivekananda’s ideas on the need of Value based Education’   in an I C P R sponsored National Seminar, held at Vikram University Ujjain during 12-13th April 2016.
  6.  Presented a Research paper, titled- ‘ Vaishwik Shanti aur Samajik Samrasata : Gandhi ke Sandarbh mein ’ in the 60th session of the Akhil Bharitya Darshan Parishad, held at Sri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra, Jammu during 3-5th June 2015. This paper has been nominated as best paper in Ethics section.
  7.  Presented a paper titled ‘The Spiritualistic Humanism of Swami Vivekananda and The Existentialistic Humanism of Sartre in a three day National Seminar during 25-27 March 2015 held at Sanchi University of Buddhist-Indic Studies, Raisen MP.

        Talks as an invited speaker/ Resource Person :

  1. Delivered a lecture as a resource person on ‘Research Methodology in Social Science’ organized by department of Philosophy, DDU Gorakhpur University during 03–09 July 2021.
  2.  Delivered a talk as an invited speaker on ‘Rashtrabhakt Vivekananda’ organized by Delhi Public Library, Delhi on 12 January 2021.
  3. Delivered a talk as an invited speaker on ‘Swami Vivekananda’s Teachings’ organized by Amity University, Noida on 12 January 2021.
  4.  Delivered a lecture as an invited speaker on ‘Adhunik Bharatiya Darshnik Chintakon ka Avdan’ organized by ICPR, Academic Centre Lucknow on 30 December 2020.
  5. Delivered a lecture as an invited speaker on ‘Gandhi as a role Model for Social Service’ at Vivekananda College, University of Delhi , Delhi on 31st January 2020.
  6. Delivered a lecture as an invited speaker on ‘Writing Indian Philosophy in Modern Perspective’ organized by Sanchi University of Buddhist-Indic Studies, Raisen during 25-29 September 2018.
  7. Delivered a talk as a resource person on ‘Bhartiya Darshnik Chintan aur Sant Parampara’ in a UGC sponsored National Seminar held at Dept. of Philosophy, SNPG College, Khandwa, M.P. during  5-6th  February 2014.
  8. Delivered a talk as a resource person on ‘Integrating Mind Body and Heart’ at Gandhi Bhawan, Delhi University on 31st October 2013.
  9. Delivered a talk on ‘Existentialism’ in Hindi Dept, Delhi University on 21st February 2013.

 

     Radio Talks :

  1.  Delivered a talk on the topic- ‘The Relevance of Vivekananda’s Teachings in Present times’ which was broadcasted on the Rajdhani Channel, Delhi, All India Radio, 12th January 2017 at 7 AM.
  2. Delivered a talk on the topic- ‘ Gandhi and Philosophy of Gita’ which was broadcasted on the Rajdhani Channel, Delhi, All India Radio, 02nd October 2016 at 7 AM.
  3. Participated in a panel discussion on “The Need of Communal Harmony” at DUCR, FM 90.4 MHz, Delhi University on 24th November 2014.

      Refresher Course/ Workshop/Faculty Development attended :

  1. Contributed as a panelist in a 5 day  National Faculty Development Program on ‘Roadmap to Building New India with New Education Policy 2020’ organized by Hansraj College, University of Delhi during 21-25 July 2021.
  2.  Participated in a one week Faculty Development Program on ‘Hind Swaraj’ organized by Gandhi Bhawan, University of Delhi in collaboration with Mahatma Hansraj Faculty Development Centre, Hansraj College, Delhi during 23-30 January 2021.
  3. Participated in a two week Faculty Development Program on ‘Hindi Bhasha, Sahitya aur Bhartiya Darshan’ organized by department of Philosophy, Hansraj College, University of Delhi under PMMMNMTT  during 24-27 November 2018.
  4. Participated in one week UGC sponsored workshop on “Academic and Creative Writing”   held at CPDHE, Delhi University, during 20-26th September 2016.
  5.  Participated in a 21 day Refresher Course on ‘Logic and Language : Eastern and Western’ conducted by ICPR and Department of Philosophy, Delhi University during March 30 to April 19 2009.

  

 

  1. As an external examiner interviewed M Phil and Ph D students on 12th July 2019 at  Sanchi University of Buddhist-Indic Studies, Raisen for the academic year 2019-20.
  2. Worked as a convener of  the Gandhi Study Circle, Hansraj College, Delhi for the academic year 2018-19.
  3. Worked as a member of the syllabus formation committee at Under Graduate level for the Philosophy course in Delhi University in the academic years 2011-12, 2013-14 and 2015-16.
  4. Worked as a member of the syllabus formation committee for IMBH course headed by Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Delhi University during academic year 2012-13.   
  5.   Participated as Judge in different debate competitions held at various colleges of Delhi University.

       6.  Worked as a member of the Library Committee during academic years 2011-12 & 2016-17 and Debating Society for the academic year 2016-17 of Hans Raj College, Delhi University.

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