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2021-2022 Catalog
REL 3175: Ethics East and West

Course Description for Ethics East and West

REL3175: Ethics East and West

Description: This course explores ethical theory and some contemporary ethical problems from a comparative perspective. The focus will be on Asian approaches to ethics, and how differing views of nature and human nature alter the quest for what is good and for the good life. We will discuss the Hindu, Confucian, Taoist and Buddhist traditions, as well as contemporary Japanese theory.