EAS338H1: Classical Daoism

Hours: 
48L/24P

This course examines major issues of classical Daoist thought, such as Dao and cosmos, body and self, human nature, language and knowledge, and political visions. Based on both textual and ideological analysis of Daoist works such as the Laozi, the Zhuangzi, and Huanglao Daoist texts, to be updated with recently unearthed texts in silk and bamboo slips.

Prerequisite: 
Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Thought, Belief and Behaviour (2)