The department of philosophy in Goveli College came into existence in 2004. Dr. M. S. Kurhade an eminent scholar, research guide,dean of Arts faculty Mumbai University and Principal D.T.S.S Malad College , Malad is credited for laying the foundation and inaugurating this Department . Prof. Walimbe as a founder member of the department contributed a lot for the subject and department .
In one general sense, philosophy is associated with wisdom, intellectual culture and a search for knowledge.Literal meaning of Philosophy is “love for wisdom”. The word philosophy is a combination of two words ‘philo’ and ‘sophia’ ,’philo’ in the sense ‘love’ and ‘sophia’ means Knowledge. Thus philosophy means love for knowledge. Philosophy is also known as mother of all sciences . Philosophy is an intellectual enterprise. It is analytical and investigative in nature . It is exclamatory.