Windward Community College Logo

 
 

PHIL 102: Introduction to Asian Philosophy: Asian Traditions (3 credits)

Course Description

Introductory course in selected schools of Asian thought. Universal issues/problems examined from Asian perspective. Focus will be on Indian, Chinese, and Japanese traditions. (3 hours lecture)


Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • Compare, contrast, and evaluate Indian, Chinese, Japanese, and European thought in terms of their respective views of (a) human nature, (b) the nature of goodness, (c) the good life.
  • Identify and discuss contributions of schools of Asian philosophy and the influence of each on the other through a historical perspective.
  • Discuss terms and concepts like "satori", "anatta", "jen" and evaluate their relevance (significance) for the West.
  • Analyze Indian, Chinese, and Japanese thought in terms of (a) methodology, metaphysics, and ethics in order to better understand Asian concerns.

Degrees and Certificates

For transfer information within the UH system, visit the System Transfer page


Resources


Classes Offered

  • Fall 2012 - TR, 8:30am to 9:45am, Hale Pālanakila 102, Ronald Loo - CRN: 61104
  • Fall 2011 - TR, 9:30am to 10:45am, Hale Pālanakila 102, Ronald Loo - CRN: 63114 - view syllabus
  • Fall 2010 - TR, 9:45am to 11:00am, Hale Pālanakila 102, Ronald Loo - CRN: 60126 - view syllabus
  • Fall 2009 - TR, 9:45am to 11:00am, Hale Pālanakila 102, Ronald Loo - CRN: 62143 - view syllabus
  • Fall 2008 - TR, 9:45am to 11:00am, Hale Pālanakila 102, Ronald Loo - CRN: 64160
  • Fall 2007 - TR, 9:45am to 11:00am, Hale Pālanakila 213, Ronald Loo - CRN: 61196
  • Spring 2006 - MW, 1:30pm to 2:45pm, Hale Pālanakila 213, Ronald Loo - CRN: 61249
  • Fall 2006 - TR, 9:45am to 11:00am, Hale Pālanakila 213, Ronald Loo - CRN: 63262
  • Spring 2004 - TR, 9:45am to 11:00am, Hale Pālanakila 213, Ronald Loo - CRN: 63173
  • Fall 2002 - TR, 9:45am to 11:00am, Hale Pālanakila 213, Ronald Loo - CRN: 2141

 

page last updated: August 13, 2012

Log in