Jahnabi Deka

Jahnabi Deka

Assistant Professor

MA (Gauhati) PhD (Gauhati)

Logic, Analytic Philosophy

Department of Philosophy
Gauhati University, Guwahati, 781014
Email:- jahnabideka@gauhati.ac.in


B. A. (Major in Philosophy) from Cotton College under Gauhati University in 2002.

M. A. in Philosophy from Gauhati University in 2004.

P.hD. from Gauhati University in 2013.



Dept. of Philosophy, Gauhati University, Jalukbari, Guwahati-781014

E-mail: jahnabideka@gauhati.ac.in, jahnabideka@gmail.com

Contact no. (M) 9954748853



1. Served as a lecturer in the Dept. of Philosophy, M. C. College, Barpeta against lien vacancy under Faculty Improvement Programme (19.07.2005-31.01.2007)

2. Served as an Assistant professor in the Dept. of Philosophy, B. Borooah College, Guwahati as a permanent faculty ( 27.11.2007 to 03.10.2016)

3. Presently serving as an Assistant Professor in the Dept. of Philosophy, Gauhati University, Guwahati ( 04.10.2016 - till date)


1. Theory of Reality        - Western

2. Theory of Knowledge  -Western

3. Practical Ethics 


1. Analytic Philosophy

2. Applied Philosophy

3. Logic



1. Participated in the 104th four- week  Orientation Programme organized by UGC-ASC, Jamia Milia Islamia, New Delhi (09.04.2013-08.05.2013)

2. Participated in the three-week refresher course in Philosophy organized by UGC-ASC, Gauhati University, Guwahati (29.11.2010-19.12.2010)

3. Particiapted in the three-week refresher course in E-Resources and ICT in Teaching and Research (ID) organized by UGC-HRDC, Guru Nank Dev      University, Amritsar (23.11.2017-13.12.2017)


1. Life Member of Indian Council of Philosophical Research.

2. Life member of All India Oriental Conference.

3. Member of College Website Committe in B. Borooah College.

4. Member of Personality Development Cell in B. Borooah College.

5. Member of CCS (UG) in the Dept. of Philosophy G. U. 


" Reconstruction of language: Bertrand Russell", Gauhati UniversityJournal of Philosophy (GUJP), vol 2, December     2017, ISSN-            pp 

" Bertrand Russell as a Philosopher: Alan Wood's Point of View", DELVE,  vol V, Nowgong College, October 2016, ISSN 2278-7402 pp  

" Russell-Strawson Controversy on "On Denoting", Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (JSSH), Vol II, B.Borooah College, March 2016, ISSN 2348-7011, pp 

" Bertrand Russell on Analysis", PHILOSOPHICA, vol IV, Bongaigaon College, September 2014, ISSN-  2249-5053, pp. 137-142

"Russell's Theory of Definite Descriptions: A Method of Analysis", Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (JSSH), Vol I, B. Borooah College, March 2014, ISSN- 2348-7011, pp. 50-59.

"Commensurability of Human Lives and Environmental Values: A Study With Special Reference to Assam", PHILOSOPHICA, Vol III, Bongaigaon College, September, 2013, ISSN-2249-5053, pp. 81-86.

"Implication of Gandhian Philosophy of Religion: An Appraisal", Dristibhangi: The Perspective, Marigaon College, September 2012, ISSN- 2278-5892, pp. 53-61. 

" Man Versus Environement", PHILOSOPHICA, vol II, Bongaigaon College, September  2012, ISSN- 2249-5053, pp. 61-65. 

" The Concept of Purusartha in Classical Indian Philosophy and Its Relevance", PHILOSOPHICA, Vol I, Bongaigaon College, September 2011, ISSN-2249-5053, pp. 1-6.

"The Role of Logic in Philosophy: An Appraisal of Bertrand Russell's Standpoint", Philosophy Pathways, Issue 136, June, 2008, ISSN-2043-0728.




 1. Participated in National Course on Human Values and Ethics conducted under the Technical Education Quality Improvement     Programme sponsored by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India at IITG (21.01.2015 to 23.01.2015)

2. Participitated in a Training Course on Gender Issues sponsored by Govt. of Assam at Assam Administrative Staff College (20.06.2016-22.06.2016)

3. Attended one day Teacher Training Workshop on E-learning: Challenges and Opportunities organized by British Council at Regional Governemnt Film and TV Institute, Assam (03.05.2017)

 Book (Co-authored):

 A Text Book of Logic, Aank-Baak Publication, Guwahati, 2012., ISBN-978-93-82726-21-0


Chapters in Books:

"Bertrand Russell: A Look at the Fragments of His Literary Fervour", SWARNASMRITI, A Souvenir of Golden Jubilee Celebration of the dept. of MIL and Literary Studies, Gauhati University, 2017, pp. 813-824.

"Bertrand Russell: The Militant Philosopher Par Excellence", RESONANCE, Alumnae Association, M.N.C. Balika Mahavidyalaya, Nalbari, 2016, ISSN-978-81-932297-1-2, pp. 45-50

"Sankardeva Cintaar Prasangikata", Satra-Santara, Celebration Committee of 49th Biennial Majuli Conference of Asom Satra Mahasabha, 2013, ISSN- 978-81-923168-4-0, pp. 358-367.