COURSE OUTLINE/ Syllabus of “Philosophy of Mysticism”

COURSE OUTLINE: Philosophy of Mysticism


College ICAS
Degree M.A.
Course Title Philosophy of Mysticism
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Level Postgraduate
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WEEKLY PLANNER, TOPICS AND READINGS

Week Topics Description of the Topics Recommended Readings
1 Introduction: Philosophy of Mysticism
2 Mystical Experience
3

The Need for Verification

4
5

Epistemology of Mysticism

6
7

Ontology of Mysticism

8
9 Psychology of Mysticism
10

Phylosophy of God

11
12 Mystical Language

REFERENCES

  1. Mysticism and Language, Steven T. Katz
  2. Mysticism and Philosophy, W.T Stace
  3. Mysticism; a Study in the Nature and Development of Man’s Spiritual Conciousness, Evelyn Underhill
  4. The Varieties of Religious Experiences, William James
  5. Mysticism in the World’s Religion, Geoffrey Parrinder
  6. Mysticism East and West, Rudolf Otto
  7. Mysticism and Religious Traditions, Steven T. Katz

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