PHIL 290 Indian and Buddhist Philosophies

This course is an introduction to Classical Indian and Buddhist traditions of philosophy. Students will explore philosophical issues such as the nature and structure of reality, questions of knowledge and truth, the nature of the self and its relations, and issues of value, ethics, and action. Readings will be drawn from a variety of sources and texts integral to the development of the central Indian philosophical traditions. This course will expose students to a variety of new philosophical terms and detailed conceptual structures. Students will examine and discuss these alternative philosophical conceptions and their implications; and will reflect on differences and similarities between these philosophical projects and perspectives, and between these and various Western philosophical projects and perspectives.




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