PHL 360: Mind,Meditation&Phenomenology

Prerequisite: Semester course in Philosophy or permission of instructor

General Education requirement: Cultural & Artistic Literacy

Study of the intentional structures of meditative states and experiences. The course aims to familiarize students with phenomenological theories of intentionality. A variety of meditative traditions are surveyed in terms of both techniques and outcomes. The debate between constructivists, who believe meditative experiences are always mediated by culture, concepts, and expectations, and perennialists, who deny that all meditative experiences are mediated, is examined.

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3.00 credits
Section 01: Undergraduate Lecture
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Class: #8253

Tue, Jan 19, 2021 - Wed, Apr 28, 2021

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