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PHL 290

PHL 290

Special Topics: Philisophies of the Self: East and West

This is a special seminar in which both students and faculty participate. Course examines the nature of the self from several perspectives in the Western philosophical tradition, and the Eastern philosophical tradition, including Advaita Vedanta, and Samkhya schools of thought in Hinduism and the Madhyamika tradition of Mahayana Buddhism. Special focus will be paid to ethical considerations in the construction of the self, and how this impacts notions of peace and justice.

PHL 290 not being offered this summer.

Academic Program

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September 7
Labor Day holiday. College closed.

September 20
Last day to withdraw from 16-week courses and have course dropped from record.

September 21
Last day to change to audit for 16-week courses.

October 4
Incomplete (I) grades from summer 2015 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

October 9
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

October 25
Last day to withdraw with a "W" from 16-week courses; Students will receive a grade in all courses in which they are enrolled after October 25.

November 11
Veterans Day holiday. College closed.

November 18
Registration opens for spring 2016 semester.

November 26, 27
Thanksgiving Recess. College closed.

November 28, 29
Thanksgiving Recess. No classes, College open. (Most offices closed.)

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