Asian 225A: An Introduction to Indian Philosophical Literature, Autumn 2019

Savery 168

Weekly Schedule (revised 10/19)

 

Monday

Wednesday

Week 1

 

 

Sep 25:  

Introduction,

What is “Indian Philosophy”?

The Vedic Context

Week 2

Sep 30:   

Selections from the Ṛg Veda

Oct 2:     

Selections from the Ṛg & Atharva Vedas

Week 3

Oct 7:

Selections from the Atharva Veda

Intro. to the Upaniṣads

Oct 9:

Class Cancelled

Week 4

Oct 14:

Class Cancelled

Oct 16:

Class Cancelled

Week 5

Oct 21:

Upaniṣads: Bṛhadāraṇyaka 3 & 4

Oct 23:

Upaniṣads: Chāndogya 6, Kaṭha

Week 6

Oct 28:

Diwali: No Class

Oct 30:

Upaniṣads: Muṇḍaka, Māṇḍūkya, Īśāvāsya

Week 7

Nov 4:

Yogasūtras: Introduction

Nov 6:

Yogasūtras: Chs. 1, 2

Week 8

Nov 11:

Veterans Day: No Class

Nov 13:

Yogasūtras: Chs. 2, 3

Week 9

Nov 18:

Yogasūtras: Chs. 3, 4

Nov 20:

YS Summation, Bhagavad Gītā: Intro.

Week 10

Nov 25:

Bhagavad Gītā: Chs. 1-6

Nov 27:

Bhagavad Gītā: Chs. 7-12

Week 11

Dec 2:

Bhagavad Gītā: Chs. 13-18

Dec 4:

« Presentations

Finals Week

Dec 9:

« Final Paper Due 2:00pm
In class:: 2:30-4:20pm,

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