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Viewing: EALL 3814W : Religion and Philosophy in East Asia

Last approved: Fri, 02 Jun 2017 08:01:57 GMT

Last edit: Fri, 19 May 2017 15:35:43 GMT

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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
East Asian Languages and Literatures (EALL)
Religion and Philosophy in East Asia
Religion&Philosophy/East Asia
Fall 2017
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EALL 3814 - Religion and Philosophy in East Asia
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General introduction to the religions and philosophical tradition of China, Japan, and Korea.
As a result of completing this course, students will learn to: 1. Obtain a basic knowledge of major religious and philosophical traditions in the history of East Asia. 2. Be able to think, discuss and write analytically the development and interactions of different traditions. 3. Be able to develop oral communication skills through presenting their critical understanding of the texts and contexts and to engage their classroom peers. 4. Be able to understand, interpret and contextualize the primary sources and secondary scholarship in the history and contemporary cultures of East Asia. 5. Be able to make critical and cross-cultural analysis of the definitions of “religion” and “philosophy” in light of the East Asia context.
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Course Attribute
GWSB-Foreign Cultures Option
Gen Ed: Humanities
CCAS - GCR: Foreign Cultures
ESIA-Asia GCR (Pre2010)
ESIA-Asia Conc (2010)
ESIA-Asia Conc (Pre 2010)
ESIA-Humanities Courses
SEAS - Humanities Electives

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