SALEM STATE COLLEGE
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.
Touchtone voice response (978) 542-8100 or call (978) 542-6334
Instructor: Dr. Krishna Mallick (e-mail- firstname.lastname@example.org), (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