This class has a twofold aim. [1.] It introduces the main authors, scriptures, commentaries, and exegetical works describing the practices and theories of systems of Tantric yoga.
Teacher: Patrick Stanley Dannis, MCCARTNEY
Course Code: JK09003
This course takes a transcultural approach to explore the Humanities and ways of understanding our worlds and our places in them.Continue reading “A transcultural introduction to knowledge, belief, and religion”
This course introduces students to bioethics as an interdisciplinary field of study that looks into ethical, legal, and social implications of life sciences and health care.Continue reading “An Introduction to Bioethics”
This class has a twofold aim. [1.] It introduces the main authors, scriptures, commentaries, and exegetical works describing the practices and theories of systems of Tantric yoga.Continue reading “An Introduction to Esoteric Yoga”
This course is designed for the study foci “Knowledge, Belief and Religion” (KBR) and “Visual, Media and Material Cultures” (VMC) and consists of the following three parts:
I. Silk Road in and between Asia and Europe;
II. Buddhist Art as Cultural Entanglement;
III. Manuscript Cultures as Transformative Creativity.
This course explores various aspects of contemporary Japanese philosophy (Post-World War II Japanese philosophy) by reading Japanese primary sources in English translation, and discussing them in English.
Continue reading “Contemporary Japanese Philosophy in a Global Context”
Note: Not offered in fall term 2022 due to sabbatical.
The focus of this interactive seminar lies on theoretical concepts and analytical techniques useful to study transcultural phenomena such as nation-branding from a perspective of cultural ordering and power relations.Continue reading “Decisions, Orderings, and the Nation: Japan at Play”