PHIL 520 (01) - Introduction to Eastern Philosophy

Intro to Eastern Philosophy

Durham   Liberal Arts > Philosophy
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2019 - Full Term (08/26/2019 - 12/09/2019)
Class Size:   35  
CRN: 12960
Major Eastern traditions of philosophy. Concentration on Indian, Chinese, and Japanese systems may vary from semester to semester.
Attributes: World Cultures(Discovery)
Instructors: Timm Triplett

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/26/2019 12/9/2019 MWF 1:10pm - 2:00pm HS 201

Booklist

Book Details
WHAT THE BUDDHA TAUGHT (REV 74)
by RAHULA
Required
ISBN
9780802130310
PUBLISHER
INGRAM PUB
ANALECTS OF CONFUCIUS (97)
by CONFUCIUS
Required
ISBN
9780393316995
PUBLISHER
NORTON
ZEN FLESH,ZEN BONES (57)
by REPS
Required
ISBN
9780804831864
PUBLISHER
INGRAM PUB
INDIAN PHILOSOPHY:VERY SHORT INTRO. (01)
by HAMILTON
Required
ISBN
9780192853745
PUBLISHER
OXF
DAODEJING OF LAOZI (02)
by IVANHOE
Required
ISBN
9780872207011
PUBLISHER
HACKETT

Five books are required. All are inexpensive paperbacks. Please note that there are many different translations of works like Confucius' Analects and the Daodejing (Tao Te Ching). Students should take care to assure that they have the proper editions and translations, specified below. Digital versions are not acceptable as they do not have pagination corresponding to hard copies. Books will be available at the UNH Bookstore and at the Durham Book Exchange. 1) Indian Philosophy: A Very Short Introduction, by Sue Hamilton, Oxford University Press, 2001, 0-19-285374-0. 2) What the Buddha Taught, by Walpola Rahula, Grove Press, 2nd edition, 1974, 978-0-8021-3031-0. 3) The Daodejing of Laozi, translation and commentary by Philip J. Ivanhoe, Hackett Publishing Co., 2001, 978-0-87220-701-1. 4) Zen Flesh Zen Bones, compiled by Paul Reps and Nyogen Senzaki, Tuttle Publishing, 1985, 978-0-8048-3186-4. 5) The Analects of Confucius, translation and notes by Simon Leys, W.W. Norton & Co., 1997, 978-0-393-31699-8.

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