3.1 Indigenous Philosophy
How are the terms mythos and logos used to classify bodies of thought?
What are some of the challenges of studying Indigenous philosophy?
How did the study of African thought as a philosophy begin?
What are some of the shared metaphysical ideas between African and Native American philosophies?
How did Maya rulers use the metaphysical beliefs of their society to establish political legitimacy?
3.2 Classical Indian Philosophy
What are some similarities between classical Greek and Indian philosophies?
What cosmological ideas emerged from the Rigveda?
What metaphysical approach is advanced by the Samkhya school of philosophy?
What is the principal epistemological tool found in the Nyaya school of philosophy?
3.3 Classical Chinese Philosophy
Why is Confucianism considered a conservative philosophy?
What are the five constant virtues in Confucianism?
What is the relational and communal character of Confucian ethics?
What are the legacies of Confucianism and Mohism, and what factors might explain this?
What is the most central doctrine of Mohism, and how does it contrast to Confucian ethics?
In what way can Daoism be seen as a rejection of Confucianism?
What are unifying themes within Daoism?