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Philosophy Books for IAS

We have compiled for you a list of IAS books for Philosophy to help you in your prepration for the IAS and other services under the UPSC. so it helps to know the best reference books for the ias exam.

Books on Philosophy as Optional subject for IAS Exam are as Follows:

Paper I - Section- A - Problem of Philosophy

  1. Dr. C.D. Sharma (Indian Philosophy)
  2. Dr. Deo Raj (Indian Philosophy)
  3. Dr. Y.Masiaha (Western Philosophy)
  4. Dr. Daya Krishna (Western Philosophy)
  5. Dr. Franckena Thilly (Western Philosophy)
  6. Dr. B.K. Lal (Contemporary Western Philosophy)
Section- B Logic
  1. Dr. Irvin M. Copi
  2. Ashok Verma (Symbolic logic)
Section- C Ethics
  1. Dr. Divakar Pathak (Indian Ethic)
  2. Dr. V.P. Verma (Western Ethic)
  3. Dr. B.N. Singh (Ethics)
  4. Lilly (Ethics)

Paper II

Section- A - Western Philosophy
  1. By Franckena Thilly
  2. Dr. C.D. Sharma
  3. Dr. Dayakrishna
  4. Dr. Y.Masiaha
  5. Dr. B.K. Lal
  6. Dr. Lakshmi Saxena
  7. D.M.Dutt
Section- B - Indian Philosophy
  1. Dr. C.D. Sharma
  2. Dr. Deo Raj
  3. Dr. Hiriyanna
  4. Dr. Radha Krishnan
  5. D.M.Dutt
Section- C - Socio Political Philosophy
  1. Dr. J.P. Sood Vol IV
  2. Dr. Shiv Bhanu Singh
  3. Dr. O.P.Gauba
  4. NCERT Books
Sec. D- Philosophy of Religion
  1. Dr. Y.Masiaha
  2. John Hick
  3. Dr. V.P. Verma
Specific Books on Philosophy — Six ways of knowing by D.M. Datta.