Eastern Philosophy

LPHL-382
Credits: 
3
Prerequisites: 
LENG-111
Electable by: 
All
Required of: 
None
Semesters Offered: 
Spring Only
Location: 
Boston Campus
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In this course, students explore the ideas and traditions of the philosophical thinking and spiritual experience of the East, with special emphasis on Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, and Zen. Students examine such concepts as yoga, atman, brahman, nirvana, karma, dharma, avatar, bodhisattva, satori, jen, wen, li, tao, and yin yang. Students will also explore concepts of incarnation and reincarnation and relate these ideas to the world in which we live. As students explore the philosophers of the past and present, they will develop a critical attitude towards the world today and relate philosophical insights to the world in which we live.

Department: 
LART
Course chair: 
Simone Pilon
Taught By