Course Schedule - Fall 17

     

ASIA 339 001 (CRN: 16800)

CONSCIOUSNESS, INDIA, SCIENCE

Long Title: CONSCIOUSNESS FROM INDIAN TRADITIONS TO MODERN SCIENCE
Department: Asian Studies
Instructor: Donaldson, Brianne G.
Meeting: 1:00PM - 2:15PM TR TBA TBA (21-AUG-2017 - 1-DEC-2017) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Distribution Group: Distribution Group I
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Section Max Enrollment: 19
Section Enrolled: 18
Enrollment data as of: 27-MAY-2017 10:04PM
 
Fees: None
 
Final Exam: Scheduled Final Exam-OTR Room
 
Description: This course explores consciousness from ancient Indian philosophies (Jain, Buddhist, and Samkhya-Yoga), alongside western concepts of consciousness from Pythagoras to modern neuroscience and animal consciousness, touching briefly upon Judeo-Christian and Taoist concepts. 2-3 guest speakers will aid our investigation.