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Study type: Online

Starts: Anytime

Price: Free

Overview

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.

When would you like to start?

Start straight away and learn at your own pace. If the course hasn’t started yet you’ll see the future date listed below.

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Who is the course for?

This course is designed for anyone interested in philosophy or Korean culture.

It will be of particular interest to teachers and students of Korean studies.

Who developed the course?

Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU)

Sungkyunkwan University, founded in 1398 as the highest national educational institute in the early years of the Joseon Dynasty in Korea, has fostered leaders of Korean society for over 600 years.