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Department of Philosophy
Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Pakistan

Established: 2003
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Philosophy as a discipline deals with the intellectual growth of human society as an essential process working behind the development of human understanding and its problems-metaphysical, metaphoric, religion-political as well as cultural. This nature of the discipline integrates philosophy with the other disciplines trying to resolve the problems of society and expands the scope of philosophy to all walks of life. The major question for world of knowledge today is how to create a balance between the traditional approaches to knowledge and new challenges emerging out of fast growing world of scientific and Globalized knowledge. The question has made philosophy an essential for all methodologies, approaches and mechanisms developed for the growth of human knowledge.

The history of mankind reveals that there was an immense growth of philosophical thoughts actually working behind the rise and fall of every human civilization on the mother earth. Department of Philosophy, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan has been department has a commitment to develop and promote a culture of problems not only of the region, but of the globe. The department has developed an innovative scheme of studies encompassing multiple studies with the problems of society. For the department has developed a concern with understanding of regional thought patterns as well as the placement of these thought in the history of world philosophy.