Julien Farland

IEW-FarlandAs a member of the first year team to attend the East-West Center’s Asian Studies Development Program’s (ASDP) Infusing Asian Studies into the Curriculum Summer Institute, Professor of Philosophy Julien Farland discusses the importance of ASDP and how it has influenced his work at Middlesex.

Suggested readings in Asian philosophy are below.  These readings provide an introduction for assignments in philosophy, literature, history, and others.  To understand Asia, students must first understand the philosophy the culture is grounded in.  These readings help supply that grounding.

Analects of Confucius

Introduction to Daodejing

Asian Texts – Asian Contexts

Yuan Dao: Tracing Dao to its Source

In the Beginning…

The First Group

Reasons for Globalizing