SALEM STATE COLLEGE

 

 

SUMMER INSTITUTE

 

 

PHILOSOPHY & RELIGION OF

OF THE EASTERN WORLD

 

 

Monday thru Friday, June 9-13, 2003

9:00 a.m. 4:30 p.m.

 

PHL 310N (touchtone # 1258) Undergraduate & PHL 711 (touchtone# 2164 ) Graduate

 

A study of the classical literature of Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism and Shinto with readings, guestspeaker/s, field trip and videos.  Traditional problems of the nature of human beings, such as reincarnation and the problem of evil, will be discussed in the context of the social/cultural matrix of the East.

 

For those who wish:

        To broaden knowledge about Eastern philosophical views

        To understand how Eastern views are different from western views

        To explore the question of whether the West has anything to learn from the East

        To apply some of the Eastern concepts to life in the West

 

For undergraduate students, this course fulfills Division I Humanities requirement or free elective requirement.  It also fulfills the requirement for graduate students.

 

Register now:

Touchtone voice response (978) 542-8100  or call (978) 542-6334

 

Instructor:  Dr. Krishna Mallick  (e-mail- kmallick@salemstate.edu), (978) 542-6298

Chairperson & Associate Professor, Philosophy Department, Salem State University

 

This institute is of particular interest to educators and those who are interested in finding out about eastern cultures and philosophy/religion