Program :

Baccalaureate in Philosophy

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Teacher :

Dr Joseph Mathew Angadiyil


Philosophy of Cosmology investigates the origin and evolution of Universe from scientific as well as philosophical perspectives. The issues on the theory of Big Bang and other related theories are discussed in detail to the In the Scientific aspects of Cosmology, the students are given the opportunity to learn the lessons of The Big Bang Theory, Origin and Evolution of Stars, Supernova, Black Holes, Origin of Solar System, Fundamental Constants of nature and the Four Basic forces. Moreover, it deals with the contemporary cosmology consisting of Higgs Bosons, Grand unified theory and the principles of cosmology that focus on Quantity, Change, Space and Time.


  1. Albert Einstein, Ideas and Opinion, Sona Bargmann, trns., Bonanza, New York, 1954.
  2. Einstein, A., Relativity: The Special and the General Theory, New York, 1961.
  3.   McWilliams, Cosmology, New York, 1935
  4. Rabbitte, E., Cosmology for All, Ireland, 1963.
  5. Stephen W. Hawking, A Brief History of Time, Bantam, 1988.
  6. Carl Sagan, Cosmos, Random House, 1980.
  7. Joseph Mathew, In Search of Cosmic Origins, the Great Saga of the Universe, ATC, Bangalore, 2014
  8. John D. Barrow, The Origin of the Universe (New York: Basic Books, 1994.
  9. Mathew Chandrankunnel, Cosmosophy: Physics & Philosophy of the Cosmos, Dharmaram publications, Banglore, 2014.
  10. Richard, Sorabji, Time, Creation and the Continuum: Theories in Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages, Duchworth, London, 1983.
  11. Benjamin Morison, On Location: Aristotle’s Concept of Place, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 2002.
  12. Berham N. Kursunoglu, (ed.), Quantum Gravity. Generalized Theory of Gravitation, and Superstring Theory-Based Unification, Kluwer Academic Publishers, New York, 2000,
  13. Brian R. Greene, The Fabric of the Cosmos, 2003.
  14. Paul Davies, About Time: Einstein’s Unfinished Revolution, Simon and Schuster Paperback, New York, 2005