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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