Undergraduate Module Descriptor
PHL1010: Introduction to Asian Philosophy
This module descriptor refers to the 2021/2 academic year.
|Term(s) and duration|
This module ran during term 1 (11 weeks)
Professor Giovanna Colombetti (Convenor)
|Available via distance learning|
This module introduces you to some of the most important philosophical traditions of Asia: Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, and Taoism. It analyzes and discusses ancient classical texts in these traditions, and looks at different conceptions of reality, selfhood, consciousness, meditation, virtue and self-cultivation. The module also introduces you to meditation techniques associated with different philosophical traditions, and will include some elements of meditation practice.