GPHD6415: Death and the Afterlife: Comparative Epistemologies

Credits 3
This course uses multi-media to consider diverse worldviews, cultural perspectives, beliefs, and ways of engaging reality surround death and the afterlife. Grief practices will be considered as both personal and social actions. The work builds on Terror Management Theory, human transformation, and transpersonal psychology. It weaves together experiential practices, video, lectures, readings, writing, and thematic analysis. Students will be expected to consider their own worldview and its implications