Rajasthan Board Philosophy Syllabus for Class 11

Rajasthan Board Syllabus for Class 11 Philosophy

Time : 3.15 Hours

Total marks : 100


Unit1: Methods of Natural and Social Sciences

Value of Science. Nature and aim of Scientific Methods: Difference between

Scientific induction, and Induction by simple enumeration. Difference between methods

of Natural Sciences and Social Sciences

Unit 2: Observation and Experiment

Their Differences; fallacies of observation

Unit 3: Science and Hypothesis

The place of hypothesis in scientific method, Formulation of relevant hypothesis.

Formal conditions is valid hypothesis. Hypothesis and crucial experiments.


Unit 4: Mill’s methods of Experimental Inquiry

The method of agreement;

The Method of difference;

The joint method of agreement and difference;

The method of concomitant variation;

The method of residue

Unit 5: Nyaya Theory of Knowledge

General Survey – Prama, Pramanya, Pratyaksa, Anumana, Upamana, Sabda



Unit 6: The nature and scope of logic

What is Logic? Use and application of Logic. Difference between Truth and


Unit 7: Terms and Propositions

Definition of Term; Denotations and Connotation of Terms. Deefinition of Propo

sition and traditional classification of Propositions. Distribution of Terms.

Relation between Propositions

Traditional Square of Propositions

Unit 8 : Categorical Syllogism

Its definition square of Propositions

Unit 9: Elements of Symbolic Logic

Value of using symbols in Lofic

Basic Truth – Tables

Unit 10 : Buddhist Formal Logic : Theory of Anuman



Suggested reference :



1. Bhola Nath Roy- Text-book of inductive Logic and Text – book of Deductive Logic

2. I.M. Copi- Introduction to Logic

3. S.C. Chatterjee-Nyaya Theory of Knowledge

4.S.R. Bhatt and Anu Melhotra- Buddhist Epistemology

5. Chatterjee and Dutta- Indian Philosophy


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