ENLIGHTENMENT TO ERFECTION
Department of Philosophy

Dr. Ngaleknao Ramthing

Dr. Ngaleknao Ramthing


B.A. (NEHU), M.A.(NEHU), Ph.D. (NEHU)

Asistant Professor


Contact Addresses:

Contact No.
+91- 8967286857
Address(office)
Department of Philosphy, University of North Bengal, P.O.-NBU, Dist. Darjeeling, West Bengal, Pin-734013, India.
e-Mail
ngaleknaonbu15@gmail.com

Subject Specialization: Applied Ethics, Epistemology, Peace and Conflict Studies

Areas of Research Interest: Peace and Conflict Studies and Human Rights

No. of Ph.D. students:    (a) Supervised: Nil       (b) Ongoing: 03

No. of M.Phil. students: (a) Supervised: 01       (b) Ongoing: 02 .

No. of Publications:        (a) Journal(s) : 05        (b) Books Edited: 02        (c) Books Co-Edited: 01

Professional Experiences:

  • 14 years, (six years in college under nehu shillong and eight years running in unversity)
  • Member of Editorial Boards: Philosophical Papers Journal of the Department of Philosophy.
  • Member, Under Graduate Board of Studies in Philosophy, University of North Bengal
  • Member, Board of Research Studies in Philosophy, University of North Bengal
  • Member, P. G.Board of Studies in Philosophy, University of North Bengal
  • Member, M. Phil Committee in Philosophy, University of North Bengal
  • Member, UGC-SEP DRS-III Advisory Committee

Administrative Experiences:

  1. M.A. – 2nd & 4th Semester, Examination in Philosophy, July 2010
  2. M.A. – 2nd & 4th Semester, Examination in Philosophy, July 2011

Innovations/Contributions to Teaching:

  1. Introduced Peace and Conflict Studies as an optional paper in Fourth Semester.
  2. Guiding students for NET and SLET in Philosophy as per as the direction of UGC in the Net Coaching Centre, NBU from 2008 onwards.
  3. Associated with Distance Education Programme at NBU, participating in paper-setting, script and assignment examining, Scrutinizing and taking classes in the PCP for P.G. and Bridge Course students, from 2009 onwards.
  4. Guiding students for Remedial Coaching in Philosophy as per as the direction of UGC’s Remedial Coaching Centre, NBU, from 2009 onwards.

Participation in Refresher Course/ Workshop:

  1. Ethical Issues in Capital Punishment, presented in the Orientation Course, Human Resource Development, University of North Bengal
  2. Forms of Structural Violence, presented in Women’s Workshop, Women’s Studies, March 2016, University of North Bengal
  3. UGC-Sponsored Refresher Course, UGC-ASC, NEHU, Shillong, 18th August 2008 to 8th September 2008.
  4. UGC-Sponsored Orientation Course, UGC-ASC, NEHU, Shillong, 2nd May 2010 to 29th May, 2011.

Details Seminars Coordinated with funding agency:

  • Coordinated jointly UGC Sponsored one day Seminar on ‘Secpticism’  in the Dept. of Philosophy, University of North Bengal on 5th February, 2010
  • Coordinated jointly UGC Sponsoered one day National Seminar on One day Seminar on “Contemporary Issues in Ethics” in the Department of Philosophy, NBU on 20th August, 2010
  • Coordinated jointly sponsored UGC-SAP (DRS-II) two days National Seminar on  “the Postmodern Paradigm in Philosophy” in the Dept. of Philosophy, University of North Bengal from 13th to 14th February, 2014,
  • Coordinated jointly One-Day National Seminar on “Epistemology: Limits and Transcendence” in the Department of Philosophy, University of North Bengal on the 12th December 2014
  • Coordinated jointly UGC Sponsored Two-Day National Seminar on “Theory of Meaning: Eastern & Western Perspectives” in the Department of Philosophy, University of North Bengal on 9th-10th of February, 2016.

Selective List of Publications:

Books Edited:

  1. Searle on “Meaning and Communication” in Language and Thought (2012), edited Koushik Joardar, Northern Book Centre, Delhi. (ISBN:81-7211-298-x)
  2. Business and Social Responsibility, in Language, Culture and Value (2012), edited by Kanti Lal Das & Nirmal Kumar Roy, Northern Book Centre, Delhi. (ISBN: 81-7211-294-7)
  3. Co-editing a volume entitled: Contemporary Indian Thought with Dr. Anirban Mukherjee, (In Process)

Papers in Journals:

  1. Can Business Be Ethical, Journal of Philosophy, Dept. of Philosophy, University of North Bengal, Vol-VI, March, 2010. (ISSN: 0976 – 4496)
  2. Teleological Approach to Ethics, Journal of Philosophy, Dept. of Philosophy, University of North Bengal, Vol-IX, March-2012. (ISSN: 0976-4496)
  3. Conflicts of Interests in Business, Journal of Philosophy, Dept. of Philosophy, University of North Bengal, Vol-X, March-2013. (ISSN: 0976-4496)
  4. A Brief Cursory of Virtue Ethics, Vol-XI, Journal of Philosophy, Dept. of Philosophy, University of North Bengal,  (ISSN: 0976-4496)
  5. The Contractarian Approach to Ethics, to be published in Philosophical Paper.

 Details Presentations:

  • Kantian Morality presented on 25th April 2007 in the Departmental Seminar, Department of Philosophy, North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong, Meghalaya.
  • Social Responsibility and Business Corporation presented in the Departmental of Philosophy, North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong Meghalaya.
  • Do Businesses Owe Any Social Responsibilities to Society? Presented in the One day Seminar on Contemporary Issues in Ethics held on 20th August 2010 at Department of Philosophy, North Bengal University.