Asian Philosophy

Asian Philosophy is a course designed to acquaint students with the diversity of Asian philosophy and thought. It will include the many variant and competing philosophies within Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, and Taoism. The purpose of this course will be to acquire an appreciation for the richness and depth of Asian thought, both historically and conceptually. Furthermore, conceptual comparisons will be made with Western philosophy to include points of historical interface between the two.