Govt. of West Bengal
Bethune College
Bethune College


Dr. Sudeshna Mitra

General Information
Department Philosophy
Designation Associate Professor in Philosophy, WBES
Qualification B.A. Honours in Philosophy, 1st Class 1st, University of Calcutta, 1988.
M.A. in Philosophy, 1st Class 2nd, University of Calcutta, 1990.
PhD from University of North Bengal in 2005 in Analytic Philosophy; Topic: "Russell's Theory of Descriptions: A Statement & Evaluation".
Specialization Logic & Analytic Philosophy

Teaching Experience

15 years of teaching experience in Government Colleges.

Colleges Served

  • Darjeeling Govt. College from 1st April 2002 to 7th March 2006
  • Chandernagore Govt. College from 13th March 2006 to 8th January 2013.
  • Bethune College from 9th January 2013 onwards.


  1. Awarded Junior Research Fellowship in 1994 by the Indian Council of Philosophical Research.
  2. Jubilee Post Graduate ( Merit) Prize, University of Calcutta, for obtaining First position in Philosophy at the B.A. Part II, 3 year Hons. Exam, 1988.
  3. National Scholarship Scheme Award, 1988


  • Research Projects
    • Completed UGC - Sponsored Minor Research Project, 2014-2016 .Topic: Religion & Morality as Social Phenomenon
  • Paper Presentations
    • Entitled "Meinong's Theory of Objects" at 80th Session of Indian Philosophical Congress, University of North Bengal, 2005
    • Entitled "Kishorder oporadh-porayonota, Samaj o Paribarer Bhumika" at 3rd West Bengal Social Science Congress, University of North Bengal, 2004


Articles in Journal

  • Entitled "The Travels of Chitrangada and Tagore's Philosophy" in Heritage , Volume II , Peer Reviewed Journal of Bethune College , ISSN No 2349-9583 , 2015
  • Entitled"Names & Descriptions" in Heritage, Volume I , Peer reviewed Journal of Bethune College, ISSN No 2349-9583 , 2014
  • Entitled "Juvenile Delinquency: Causes & Prevention" in Endeavour, Academic Journal of Chandernagore Govt. College, 2006
  • Entitled "Meinong's Theory of Objects : An Exposition" in Beekshon, Philosophical Journal of J.B.College, Jorhat, Dibrugarh University, 2005.
  • Entitled "Problem of Reference" in Indian Philosophical Quarterly, Vol. XXIX No. 4 ,University of Poona, ISSN NO 0376-415, 2002

Book / Journals Edited

  • Heritage , Volume II , Peer Reviewed Journal of Bethune College , ISSN No 2349-9583 , 2015
  • Heritage , Volume I , Peer Reviewed Journal of Bethune College , ISSN No 2349-9583 , 2014
  • Ethics in Theory and Practice, UGC sponsored Seminar Volume, Chandernagore Govt. College, 2009.

Academic Membership

  • Life Member of Indian Philosophical Congress since 2014