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Introduction to Korean Philosophy

Sungkyunkwan University via FutureLearn


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.

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.

Taught by

Daun Kim


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    Max Chau completed this course, spending 1 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.

    This course is very effective to give learners a brief understanding to the Korean culture and philosophy. It talks about the Korean unique way of thinking through videos. The ideas are also easy to understand and follow.

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