Religious Studies
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

RELI 317: Daoism

RELI 317-001: Daoism
(Fall 2017)

01:30 PM to 02:45 PM MW

Robinson B202

Section Information for Fall 2017

The course will study the philosophical, religious and spiritual dimensions of Daoism. The Daoist idea of "nature" and its implications to the ecological issues and the Daoist concept of "non-doing" in relationship to the contemporary socio-political and economic ideas will be discussed. It will also explore the popular aspects of the Daoist tradition including the Daoists practice of meditation, and their attempts to seek longevity and immortality.

 

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Explores philosophical ideas, spiritual orientation, religious practice, and social and political values in Daoist tradition reading classic Daoist texts including Dao De Jing, Chuang-tzu, and other sources. Discusses Daoism in light of comparative and cross-cultural studies for global understanding of issues on concepts of nature, human nature, and good and evil. May not be repeated for credit.
Schedule Type: Lecture

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