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as of 2/18/2020

RELIGION AND PHILOSOPHY IN ASIA
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Japan - International Christian University - 'International Christian Univ.', 'International Christian Univ. with Internship'
UC Course SubjectPhilosophy
Religious Studies
Number & Suffix: 125
Full UC Title: RELIGION AND PHILOSOPHY IN ASIA 
Transcript Title: RELIGION& PHIL ASIA 
UC QTR Units - Division: 4.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This is an investigation of religious, philosophical, and spiritual traditions in East Asian history (Confucianism, Daoism, Shinto, and Buddhism) with attention to the relation between human and non-human worlds. The course draws on both historical and contemporary texts, and consider sways in which East Asian religious and philosophical traditions have been interpreted and adapted to inform contemporary conceptions of humans and nature. Assessment: written essays and on class participation. Students should be prepared to write both short reading response papers and 1-2 longer essays. Quizzes/tests may be used to ensure mastery of key terms and concepts. Readings include a mix of classical sources (e.g., excerpts from the Analects of Confucius, Mencius, and Zhuangzi), along with contemporary interpretations and applications of Buddhist, Shinto, Confucian, and Daoist ideas. All readings are available electronically through the course web site or distributed in class. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: BUDDHA, NATURE, DAO 
Partner University Department: Philosophy and Religion 
Partner University Course Number: PHR251E