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PHILOSOPHY

PHIL-413
Studies in Asian Philosophy (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic. Regularly recurring topics include Buddhist, Indian, and comparative philosophy. Meets with PHIL-613. Usually offered every spring. Prerequisite: one introductory course in philosophy.

PHIL-413
001
PHILOSOPHY
FALL 2015

Course Level: Undergraduate

Studies in Asian Philosophy (3)

Philosophy and Modernity in East Asia

What would it be like to think about philosophy in the tradition in which the genre philosophy itself does not exist? The course explores philosophy at the dawn of the modern time in East Asia. In three sections, the course discusses: (1) meaning of the genre, philosophy, religion, and comparative philosophy; (2) gender and narrative identity; (3) philosophy and its social responsibility. Meets with PHIL-613 001.