FACULTY OF ARTS > Philosophy :
The Department of Philosophy is one of the oldest departments with which the Lucknow University-earlier known as Canning College - came into being. Both the departments of Education and Psychology have emerged out of this Department. The department has had the privilege of being served by Prof. Cameron who also became the Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. N.N. Sengupta, Prof. Surna Dasgupta, The great author and Philosopher Prof. N.K. Devraj, Prof. Raj Narayan, Prof. H.S. Asthana, Prof. R.R. Verma, Prof. Sri Chandra and Prof. B.K. Agarwal. The department has been visited by some of the world's great living philosophers like Prof. W.V.O. Quine, Prof. Peter Strawson, Derek Parfit, Richard Brandt, Donald Davidson, Bernard Williams, Troy Organ, Hazimura, Diana Ackerman, Martha Nussbaum and J.N. Mohanty to name a few.