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Term Subject Catalog # Title Credits / Units
Summer 2020 PHIL 035 Asian Philosophy 4 cr.
Class Session Time Syllabus
1 5-week summer Mon - Fri PHIL-035-5


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.