Fall Semester 2013
Fall Office Hours: T TH 11:15 am- 12:15, 2:00-3:15 pm, and by appointment
45.340.201 (D, E) Mysticism: East and West T TH 12.30-1:45 pm
An exploration of different varieties of mystical experience and philosophy (erotic, ascetic, meditative, apophatic-skeptical) in Asian (Hindu, Buddhist, Daoist) and Western/Middle Eastern (Platonic, Christian, Jewish, Sufi Islamic) contexts.
45.371.202 (D, E) Buddhist and Zen Philosophy T TH 3.30- 4:45 pm
An exploration of Buddhist philosophy from ancient India to the modern world.
45.491.203 Directed Studies
Sample Courses from Previous Semesters
45.201 Introduction to Philosophy
45.206 Introduction to Political Philosophy
45.203 Introduction to Ethics
45.323 Philosophy Classics: Nietzsche
45.327 Environmental Philosophy
45.336 Early Modern Philosophy: Descartes to Kant
45.342 Critical Theory and Society: Hegel, Marx, and the Frankfurt School
45.348 Eastern Philosophy and Religion
45.352 Existence and Anxiety / Existentialism
45.359 Nineteenth-Century Philosophy: Kant to Nietzsche
45.371 Buddhist and Zen Philosophy
45.372 Chinese Philosophy
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