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PHL 210

Introduction to Indian Philosophy

This course provides an introduction to Indian philosophy, its history, major figures, schools, and development from Antiquity to the late classical period. These may include: Speculative Thought in the Vedic Corpus; Carvaka Materialism; Early Buddhist Thought; Jain thought; Samkhya-Yoga Philosophy; the Nyaya and Vaisesika Schools; Brahmanical Social Philosophy; Mahayana Buddhist Philosophy; and Classical Vedanta. Issues may include selfhood, suffering, the good life, metaphysics, and theory of knowledge.

Weekly Contact: Lecture:3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1
Liberal Studies: LL

Prerequisites

None

Antirequisites

None

Co-Requisites

None

Custom Requisites

None

Philosophy