Courses: Global Wisdom (PHILH104A01)

Fall 2008

A critical exploration of classic texts from diverse philosophical traditions in a global context. This course seeks to cultivate a global perspective in philosophy and brings classical texts from diverse philosophical worlds into global dialogue. One aim is to help students to appreciate global patterns in rationality across traditions and to gain a critical understanding of common ground and significant differences in diverse wisdom traditions. Readings include Bhagavad-Gita, Dhamapada, Plato's Phaedo, and Descartes's Meditations.

Fulfills: HU III


Philosophy (Web site)

Taught By

Ashok Gangadean (Profile)


Haverford, Gest 101

Meeting Times

TTh 2:30-4:00