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PLRL 306 Chinese Thought (CORE—Non-Western Civilization)

Prerequisite: Completion of the Philosophical Inquiry section of the Core. (Second semester/3 credits) 

An introduction to the religious and philosophical traditions of China from the Shang dynasty to the modern era. Special emphasis is given to the role of ancestor veneration, divination, the development of Confucian and Daoist traditions, the Chinese adoption of Buddhism and the interaction of these traditions and practices throughout Chinese history.