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Undergraduate Course Details
Number PHL 310N
Title Philosophy and Religion of the Eastern World
Credits 3.0
Distribution DI/V


A study of the classical literature of Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism, Taoisim, Confucuanism and Shinto. Traditional problems of the nature of human beings, such as reincarnation and the problem of evil, will be discussed in the context of the social/cultural matrix of the East. The objective of this course is to help students acquire a better understanding of the philosophy of the Eastern world and to determine how Eastern philosophy may complement that of the West. Three lecture hors per week. Not open to students who have received credit for PHL310.