Profile of Dr. Md. Abdul Muhit

... Name Dr. Md. Abdul Muhit
Designation Professor
Last Degree Ph.D. in Philosophy from University of Western Ontario, Canada.
   

 

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