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Term Subject Catalog # Title Credits / Units
Summer 2018 PHIL 035 Asian Philosophy 4 cr.
Class Session Day Time Classroom Enroll Limit Syllabus
1 4-week summer Mon - Fri 10:20 - 12:00 RM 208-C, #1 Teaching Building 50 PHIL-035-4-A
2 6-week summer Mon - Fri 10:20 - 12:00 RM 208-C, #1 Teaching Building 50 PHIL-035-6-A

Description

This course studies Asian philosophies including Buddhism, Hinduism, Taoism, Confucianism, and Japanese Philosophies. Topics like ethics, death, reality, self, and knowledge will be covered. A strong emphasis will be placed on different worldviews, conceptions of human nature and meanings of a good life from these philosophical perspectives. Comparisons with Western philosophies, religions and values will also be discussed.

Prerequisite(s)

None.