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Comparative Philosophy

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A comparison of western and non-western philosophies, paying particular attention to the traditions of India, China, Africa, Latin America, and Native America. These traditions will be studied along with the Analytic (Anglo-American) tradition and the Continental (European) tradition. Upon completion, students will be able to describe the major differences and similarities between and among these regional philosophical traditions. Furthermore, students will be able to apply their understanding of these differences and similarities to contemporary intercultural interactions.