|College||University of Trinity College, Faculty of Divinity|
|Instructor(s)||Khan, Abrahim H.|
|Location||Toronto (St George Campus)|
An examination of the idea of self in Hinduism and Islam through representative contemporary thinkers Rabindranath Tagore and Muhammad Iqbal respectively. How is self understood? What is its relation to the ideas of person and personal identity? What are the philosophical and theological presuppositions of the idea of self? Answers are supplemented by classical and other contemporary writings of the religious tradition in question, thereby accessing the worldview associated with that tradition. Introductory lecture, weekly student presentations and discussions or assigned readings.
|Pre-Requisites||A course in theology or philosophy of religion.|
|Hours Per Week||2|
Additional Evaluation: report/critique, midterm class test, essay.
<p>Location: Larking Building, room 341</p>
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|Previously Offered||Fall 2015|
|Currently Offered||Fall 2016|