Undergraduate Catalog 2015-2016

PHIL 4660 Buddhism, Daoism & Myth Mediat

Pre-requisite: PHIL 2010. This course will explore the authentic meanings of Buddhism and Daoism as well as their significance for modern life. We will study some most representative treatises on and translations of Buddhist and Daoist classics. The aim of the course is to familiarize students with historical and practical significations about these schools of thinking and to help student to develop an in depth understanding of selected texts from each of these schools. at the same time, the course aims to prepare students for the skills of critical thinking in the encountering of different cultural and religious systems.