Feb 05, 2023  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog

PHI 195-01 - Introductory Special Topic: Introduction to Asian Philosophy

4 credits (Spring)
This survey course covers philosophical traditions stemming from China, Japan, and India. Our goal is to gain a basic understanding of Confucian, Taoist, Chan/Zen Buddhist and Advaita Vedanta philosophies with some insight into their historical context and philosophical opponents. We will read writings by Confucius, Mencius, Hsun-tzu, Lao-tzu, Chuang-tzu, Hui-neng, Linji, Dogen, and Sankara.

Prerequisite: None.
Instructor: Nyden