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Eastern Thought


EP380 - Eastern Thought

Course Description


Course Summary

The names tell you this course is something different.  In seeking understanding of the Eastern way, you will explore primary sources such as the I Ching, The Tibetan Book of the Dead, The Analects, the Bhagavadgita, the Tao Te Ching, and the Code of the Samurai.  We will study the philosophical significance of the ideas, images, symbolism, and methods of understanding in Hinduism, Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism as a means to self-knowledge.  Attention to C.G. Jung's conception of archetypes of the collective unconscious and to his commentaries on some of these classics may move us from the unconscious to the conscious.  We will practice the basic method of divination used in the I Ching (what does the future hold?) as well as analyze its philosophical importance.








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Created at 2/15/2012 3:57 PM by Tereska, Shelly T CIV US USA USMA
Last modified at 2/16/2012 11:29 AM by Tereska, Shelly T CIV US USA USMA