Chinese Philosophy

PHIL 263

The major schools of classical Chinese philosophy: Confucianism, Moism, and Taoism. Confucianism on the ideals of harmonious human life; Moism's charge that Confucianism encourages an unjustified partiality toward the family; Taoism's claim that no logically consistent set of doctrines can articulate the 'Truth.' Debates and mutual influences among these philosophies. Comparisons between Chinese and Western cultures with respect to philosophical issues and solutions.
Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • EI
  • CZ
Cross-Listed As
  • AMES 275
Typically Offered