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CSS Examination Syllabus - Philosophy


Philosophy ( Total Marks - 200 )

PAPER - I (Marks - 100)

LOGIC

  1. The modern state system-history, basic features, evolving forms.
  2. International Relations as a field of study, Basic Approaches- Power, Balance of Power, Imperialism, Nationalism.
  3. Interaction between states-diplomacy, International Law, international economic and trade linkages-pressures in world politics.

PAPER - II (Marks -100)

PHILOSOPHY - WESTERN AND ISLAMIC

  • Idealism, Pragmatism, Vitalism Logical Positivism, Existentialism and Dialectical Materialism: The main arguments of these Philosophical theories and their impact on life and morals.
  • Muslim Rationalists and Social Thinkers-Al-Farabi, Ibn-i-Sina, Ibn-i-Rushd, and Ibn-i-Khaldun: their main doctrines.
  • Schools of Muslim Theology - Mutazilism, Ash' arism, Sufism Al-Ghazali (his Ethics and Criticism of Muslim Rationalists)
  • Muslim thought in South Asia with special reference to Shah Wali Ullah. Sayyid hmad Khan and Iqbal and Post-Iqbalian Thought.

Suggested Readings

    • Title
    • Author
    • 1
    • A Modern Introduction to Metaphysics
    • Drenon D.A.
    • 2
    • A History of Philosophical Systems
    • Firm, Vergilius
    • 3
    • Aqliyyat-e-Ibn-e-Taimya (Urdu)
    • Maulana Muhammad Hanif Nadvi
    • 4
    • A Modern Introduction to Logic
    • Stebbing, L.S.
    • 5
    • Critical Thinking
    • Blank, Max
    • 6
    • History of Muslim Philosophy Vol. I & II
    • Sharif, M.M
    • 7
    • History of Modern Philosophy
    • Wright, W.K.
    • 8
    • Human Knowledge, Its Scope and Limits
    • Russel, B.
    • 9
    • History of Islamic Philosophy
    • Fakhri, Majid
    • 10
    • Introduction to Philosophy
    • Patrick G.T.W.
    • 11
    • Iqbal and Post-Kantian Voluntarism
    • Dar, B.A.
    • 12
    • Introduction to Logic
    • Copi, I.M.
    • 13
    • Logic Postivism
    • Qadir, C.A.
    • 14
    • Philosophical Analysis
    • Urmson, J.O.
    • 15
    • Reconstructon of Religious Thought in Islam
    • Iqbal, M.
    • 16
    • Types and Problems of Pholosophy
    • Mead, H.
    • 17
    • Types of Philosophy
    • Mocking, W.E.

Check other Subjects and Syllabus below:

Compulsory Subjects

General Knowledge

Optional Subjects:

(subjects carrying a total of 600 marks to be selected)

Group A

Subjects carrying not more than 200 marks can be opted.
Note: Business Administration cannot be opted in combination with Public Administration

Group B

Subject/s carrying not more than 200 marks can be opted.

Group C

Subjects carrying not more than 200 marks can be opted.

Group D (Science Subjects )

Subject/s carrying not more than 200 marks can be opted.

Group E (History Subjects )

Subjects carrying not more than 200 marks can be opted.

Group F

Subject/s carrying not more than 200 marks can be opted.
Note: International Law CANNOT BE opted in combination with International Relations.

Group G

Subjects carrying not more than 200 marks can be opted.

Group H (Regional Languages )

Subject/s carrying not more than 200 marks can be opted.
Regional Languages: Not more than one of the 4 subjects can be opted.

Group I (National and Foreign Languages )

Subjects carrying not more than 200 marks can be opted.
National/Foreign/Classical Languages: Not more than one of 4 subjects can be opted. Note: Urdu can not be combined with Regional Languages.


 
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