Chinese Philosophies

Philosophy (PHL)
Course Designator
Academic Dean
Assistant Vice President of Academic Services, Dean of Arts & Sciences
Last Offered
Official Course Description

This course surveys three branches of traditional Chinese philosophy (Confucianism, Daoism, and Buddhism) and includes comparisons with Western thought. Readings include translations of founding thinkers plus later commentaries. Emphasis will be on the relevance of these philosophies for thinking about how we should live. Prerequisites: One philosophy course recommended, but not required.

Upcoming Offerings

Below is a list of the planned PHL.250 course sections for this semester and near future. The seat availability shown below is not updated in real time and may be out of date. Please keep in mind that course sections may be cancelled, changed, or otherwise altered before the course section start date.