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Get to grips with Korean philosophy as you dive into Korean history and culture with Sungkyunkwan University in South Korea.
Discover the key philosophical ideas in the intellectual history of Korea
Despite the growing interest in Korean culture, there are few courses which explore the fascinating topic of Korean philosophy.
On this course, you’ll be introduced to concepts in Korean philosophy through an exploration of the Korean language, culture and perspective.
The Korean cultural, social, and political environment has informed and transformed the intellectual assets of China and the West. You’ll explore the creative tensions that Koreans have experienced, and broaden your worldview as you discover a new philosophical approach.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Explore the field of Korean philosophy and its development through its continued innovation.
Compare Korean philosophy with both Chinese philosophy as well as Western philosophy.
Discuss the key ideas in Korean philosophical debates, such as the concepts of moral emotions and everyday feelings.
Reflect on the perennial questions with a new worldview through concepts in Korean philosophy.