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philosophy self study(hindi medium)

i am planning to change my optional from geography to philosophy after mains result(failed 2nd time) . i want to go for self study.
please guide how to start.?
books in hindi medium.? how many months will it take. is it possible at all to study philosophy for upsc without coaching.?


  • Without coaching it is not possible specially if you do not have any back ground. But non of the coachings are doing well.
  • it is difficult but not impossible.. I myself doing self study for philosophy
  • Just start ur preparation with Indian philosophy... 1 month is sufficient for indian philosophy
  • naveen_87 said:

    it is difficult but not impossible.. I myself doing self study for philosophy

    can you please guide me how to approach?
    booklist in hindi medium
  • Harendra prasad sinha - Bhartiya darshan ki ruprekha
    Y Masih - Pashchatya darshan
    For second paper - printed notes of Patanjali and internet is sufficient
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