Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021

PHL 245 Introduction to Asian Traditions(RLA)

(Also EAS 245). 4 hours; 4 credits. Introduction to the philosophical texts and ideas found in the traditions of China, Japan and India. The focus is on Confucian, Daoist, Buddhist, Shinto and Samurai thought. Themes addressed include: the nature of reality and human nature, the self, knowledge, how to live well, and the good society. Where possible, comparisons will be made with classical Greek and European Enlightenment thinkers.Prerequisites: A 100-level philosophy course in philosophy or sophomore standing; ENG 111, COR 100. NOTE: This course may be used to satisfy the East Asian Studies Minor. 



Cross Listed Courses

EAS 245