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Ancient Chinese Philosophy for a Better Life

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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 12
Teacher: Elizabeth Pyjov

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What you'll learn in this philosophy class:

What can we do to live in a fuller and more inspiring way? Ancient Chinese Philosophy provides some inspiring answers.

This one-of-a-kind course introduces important Chinese thinkers and explores what we can use from Ancient Chinese Philosophy in our everyday lives to achieve greater awareness, flourishing, and connection to ourselves and others. Together in class we will meditate and do a close reading of Classical Chinese thinkers in translation, delving into Confucius, Mencius, Laozi, and Zhuangzi. 

We will discuss how these philosophers are relevant to our experience today, perhaps now more than ever. This class will help you to start (or nourish) a mindfulness practice, as well as to engage with some of the greatest ideas of all time. No previous background in philosophy or previous experience with meditation are necessary. Let’s reflect on old ideas to build a better world!


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