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PHIL 5507 Ancient Philosophy East and West (Fall: 3 )

Course Description

This course is organized around a comparative focus on ancient China and India and classical Greece, and, to a lesser extent, ancient Rome. It will explore the meaning of the affinities and differences between the notions of self-cultivation, on the one side, and care of the soul, on the other, in Confucius, Mencius, Chuang-tzu, the Buddha, Plato, Epicurus, and the Stoics.

Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): David W. Johnson

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17