This unit is being phased out, no new enrolments are being taken.
This unit is intended as an introduction into a select group of central topics in Indian philosophy. Questions of a very general kind, such as: What is reality? How do we know what we know? Can we trust our judgement of reality? How should we behave in private versus public realms? will allow us to engage with the specific way these questions have been addressed in Indian philosophy. It will also enhance students'ability to draw interesting comparisons with approaches from other traditions. The lectures will engage critically with the philosophical material from two traditions within Indian Philosophy itself, namely the orthodox school (Nyaya-Vaisesika, Samkhya-Yoga, Mimamsaka and Vedanta) and heterodox school (Jainism, Carvaka).
|Unit name||Indian Philosophy|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
|Discipline||Philosophy and Gender Studies|
Dr Sonam Thakchoe
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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|Band||Field of Education|
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25 points at introductory level in any discipline in any faculty
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
2 hrs lectures weekly, 1-hr tutorial fortnightly (13 wks)
Tutorial participation (15%); weekly MyLO quizzes (15%); 1500-word essay (35%), 1500-word take-home exam (35%)
MyLO discussion participation (15%); weekly MyLO quizzes (15%); 1500-word essay (35%), 1500-word take-home exam (35%)
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