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.
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 consists of two different, but mutually intersecting sessions.Continue reading “Comparative Development Studies: Situating Sustainability within Development”
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”
Digital games are widely recognized as a global culture. However, the term global remains vague in most discussions, to say the least.
The search for a sustainable life is a pressing issue in Japan, especially after the Fukushima disaster.Continue reading “Ecocinema: From Plastic Garbage to Art”