University of Guelph

1996-97 Undergraduate Calendar


Course Description

74-292 Chinese Philosophy W(3-0)

An analysis of selected primary sources of Chinese philosophy, in translation, from the I Ching to Mao Tse-tung. Emphasis will be on the foundational works of Confucianism, Taoism, Ch'an (or Zen) Buddhism, and Neo-Confucianism, concerning such issues as the ultimate nature of being, non-being and human destiny, proper government of the self, the family and society, and the principles and practice of enlightenment.

1996-97 Undergraduate Calendar
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