East/West World View
East/West Worldviews examines worldviews and their underlying assumptions. Worldviews are sometimes rooted in philosophy, religion and myth, each characterized by its rituals and symbols. The course focuses on the religions originating in India (Hinduism and Buddhism); in East Asia (Confucianism, Taoism, Shintoism, Zen Buddhism); and in the Middle East (Judaism, Christianity, Islam). Also includes Western rationalism and the scientific view of the cosmos. It studies the ways in which philosophy and/or religion affects the concepts of nature, self, society and ultimate reality.
Grading Basis
Course Attributes
This course satisfies LAT Req
Humanities/Fine Arts
PHILOS 20809263
Academic Group
College Parallel
Academic Organization
School of Arts & Sciences
Enrollment Requirements
(NexGenRead 261+ or ACCP Read 80+ or ACT Read 19+ or Coll Read Strat #10808101 or Intro Coll Read #10838105) and (NexGenWrite 260+ or ACCP Write 5+ and ACCP Sent 86+ or ACT Eng 17+ or ICW #10831103); or Eng 1 #20801201. Coursework requires a C or higher.
Typically Offered
Fall, Spring