Comparative Philosophy: Classical Indian and European Anglo-American Philosophy
This course is a graduate level introduction to comparative philosophy, which aims to train students on how to research, develop, present, and write scholarly papers in the area of comparative philosophy. Comparative philosophy is a large area of research. In this course the primary scope of comparison will be between Hindu, Jain, Buddhist philosophy and European and Anglo-American Philosophy. The main topics will fall in the areas of metaphysics, logic, and epistemology. Readings will come from Ancient, Medieval, Modern, and Contemporary sources of both traditions. Readings will include both primary source classical works and contemporary articles on Indian philosophy and comparative philosophy.