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Course Title:
Eastern and Western Thought Section KB
Course Code:
eaweouac
MA NCES Code:
04065
Discipline:
Social Studies
Grade Level:
10, 11, 12
Level:
Honors
Offering:
Fall Only (Fall: 25 Seats; )
Duration:
15 weeks
Prerequisites:
None
Additional Requirements:
Accredited by:
Certified by NCAA for initial-eligibility (VHS School Code: 221356); Middle States Commission on Secondary Schools; Northwest Accreditation Commission
Course Requires a Media Kit to be Shipped to Students:
No
Course Requires a Media Kit to be Purchased by Course Sponsor
(see additional details below):

No
Description:
Students will examine great thinkers of the East and the West, from ancient to modern times. Students will read selections from works such as the Bhagavad Gita and the I Ching as well as read excerpts by philosophers such as Buddha, Lao-Tse, Muhammed, Gandhi, Socrates, Locke, Rousseau, deBeauvoir, and Marx. All reading will be "on-line." Students will also use the Internet for discussion and course work, including research and other activities. A key theme of the course will be to examine the similarities and differences between Eastern and Western thinkers. Students will conclude the course with individual research and preparation of a project about a "thinker" of their choice.


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