Magic Medicine and Metaphysics in Daoism (RLST 230.3)

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A survey of the Daoist tradition in its various dimensions: mystical (meditation, inner alchemy, sexuality and immortality), metaphysics (the philosophy of the Way), and magical (the magical and medicinal powers of the Daoist priesthood). All these aspects will be studied in their own terms and related to the overall cultural heritage of China.


3 credit units RLST or 18 credit units at the university level.

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