CRC19: Courses

PHIL 304 Introduction to Asian Philosophy

Units: 3

Hours: 54 hours LEC

Prerequisite: None.

Transferable: CSU; UC

This course provides an introduction to the philosophical traditions of Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism and Confucianism focusing on metaphysics, epistemology, and ethics.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

Identify important questions and conceptions within a range of traditional subfields of Philosophy (Epistemology, Metaphysics, Logic, Ethics, and Aesthetics) as they are addressed within a range of classical Asian philosophical traditions (Hindu, Confucian, Taoist, Buddhist), distinguish from among divergent interpretations those that are better supported and those that are less well supported, construct well supported interpretations of diverse viewpoints and reason well about written and oral discourse (SLO1, PSLO1).