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The Bull in the China Shop: The Oxen at the Intersection of Nature, Society, & Religion

Course Level-Format:   undergraduate
Instructor: Mark Unno
Institution: Oregon University

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Course Year: 2010


A 2010 course by Mark Unno at the University of Oregon “examines three East Asian views of how human, animals, society, and nature are related within their respective worldviews . . . as it is found in key passages in the texts of three classical Chinese and Japanese figures: Mencius the Confucian . . . Zhuangzi the Daoist . . . and Shinran the Pure Land Buddhist.” The work of Temple Grandin is also analyzed.