ANS 372 • Yoga and Nyaya - W
3:30 PM-6:30 PM
A close reading of portions of the YOGA-SUTRA and of the NYAYA-SUTRA along with classical commentaries.
The course fulfills the University's requirements for a substantial writing component: there will be two short papers, a class presentation, and a final paper (preceded by an outline or abstract), plus a couple of tests on glossary items.
Books: 1. Mohanty, CLASSICAL INDIAN PHILOSOPHY (Rowman, paper, 0-8476-8933-6), required 2. Chakrabarti, CLASSICAL INDIAN PHILOSOPHY OF MIND (SUNY paper, 0-7914-4172-5), required 3. Woods, THE YOGA SUTRAS OF PATANJALI (Dover paper 0486422009), required 4. Iyengar, LIGHT ON THE YOGASUTRAS OF PATANJALI, recommended