University of Notre Dame

Think Like a Chinese: Introduction to Confucianism, Daoism, and Buddhism

Course Number: HIST 13184-1
Instructor: Liang Cai

This course explores the roots of Chinese thinking. We examine how Confucianism, Daoism, Buddhism, and Art of War shape contemporary Chinese thinking and behaviors. The focus is on both original sources in translation and perspectives that stem from the traditions as they bear on contemporary global issues.