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Dr. MD. ABDUL MUHIT

Professor of Philosophy

University of Dhaka, Dhaka- 1000

E-mail: mamuhit@hotmail.com; Phone: 01715-522171

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EDUCATION:

  • PhD. Philosophy. University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada. 1997. Thesis topic: “The Regulative Ideal of Systematicity in Kant’s Critical Philosophy.”
  • M.A. Philosophy. University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, 1987.
  • Masters of Library and Information Science (MLIS). Faculty of Information and Media Studies, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, 2001.
  • M.A. Philosophy, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh.1977. First Class 1st.
  • B.A. (Hons.) Philosophy, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, 1976. First Class 1st.
  • H.S.C. Examination, Govt. M.C. College, Sylhet, 1973. First Division (16th position).
  • S.S.C. Examination, Govt. High School, Moulvibazar, 1971. First Division.

 

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Immanuel Kant, History of Western Philosophy, Wittgenstein, and Analytic Philosophy

 

PUBLISHED BOOK (In Bangla):

 

 Muhit, Md. Abdul. Bhasha Darshan (Philosophy of Language), Dhaka: Abasor, 2012

 

PUBLISHED ARTICLES:

Muhit, Md. Abdul. “On Kant’s Distinction between Phenomena and Noumena”, Copula (Journal of the Dept. of Philosophy, Jahangirnagar University) 6 (1989): 47-67

---. “Wittgenstein’s Theory of Meaning as Use.” Copula 7 (1990): 1-15

---. “On Strawson’s Refutation of the Other-Minds Skeptic”, The Jahangirnagar Review 4 (1990): 43-57

---. “On Descartes’ Theory of ‘Simple natures’”, Copula 9 (1992): 1-15.

---. “On the Nature of Logical Constants: Russell and Wittgenstein”, Copula 11 (1994): 1-14.

---. “Some Remarks on Dilthey’s Philosophy of Life”, Philosophy and Progress 20-21 (June-December 1996): 47-64.

---. “On J.L. Mackie’s Refutation of Moral Realism.” Philosophy and Progress 24-25 (June-December 1998): 143-153.

---. “Kant’s Ideal of Systematicity and Reflective Judgment”, Philosophy and Progress 28 (December 2000): 131-156.

---. “Organisms and Teleology in Kant’s Critique of Judgment”, Copula 25 (2008): 9-40

---. “Direct Realist Theory of Perception: Searle & Dretske.” The Jahangirnagar Review 19 (2007-2008): 169-183

---. “Intuitionistic Moral Realism: An Overview”, Philosophy and Progress, December 2008.

---. “Phenomenalistic Analysis of Perception: Berkeley, Mill and Ayer”, Prajna (Journal of the Department of Philosophy, Chittagong University), vol. VIII, June 2009: 22-36

---. “Davidson’s Psychophysical Anomalism and the Autonomy of the Mental.” Copula 26, (2009): 5-13

---. “Schelling’s Philosophy of Nature (Naturphilosophie): Some Observations”, The Journal of Social Studies, 123 (July – Sept. 2009): 100-113

---. “Kant’s Account of Happiness in Ethics”, The Journal of Social Studies, 124 (Oct. – Dec. 2009): 75-86.

---. “On Frege’s Distinction Between Concepts and Objects”, The Jahangirnagar Review, XX & XXI (2008-2009 & 2009-2010): 345-355

---. “The Role of Theoretical Reason in Kant’s First Critique”, Dhaka University Studies; Vol. 66, n. 2, December 2009: 83-104

---. “Naturalistic Moral Realism: Some Reflections”, Philosophy and Progress; Vols. XLVII-XLVIII, January-June, July-December, 2010: 9-40

---. “Leibniz On Necessary and Contingent Truths”, Arts Faculty Journal (University of Dhaka); July 2010 – June 2011; 117-135

---. “On the Concept of ‘Freedom’ in Kant’s Moral Philosophy”, Philosophy and Progress, Vols. XLIX-L, January-June, July-December, 2011

---. “Confucius and Kant on Human Respect”, [in Bangla] Darshan O Pragati, 28, January-June, July-December, 2011

---. ‘Notion of “experience” in John Dewey’s philosophy’, Philosophy and Progress, Vols. LIII-LIV, January-June, July-December, 2013

---. ‘Concept of “Willing” in Wittgenstein’s Philosophical Investigations’, Vols. LVII-LVIII, Philosophy and Progress, January-June, July-December, 2015