Contemporary Continental Philosophy
(Existentialism, Phenomenology, Hermeneutics, Post-Structuralism):
Schopenhauer, Nietzsche, Husserl, Heidegger, Sartre, Beauvoir, Merleau-Ponty, Levinas, Gadamer, Foucault, Deleuze, Guattari, Kristeva, Irigaray, Habermas or some contemporary European movement, such as Structuralism, the Frankfurt School, etc.
(Indian and Upanishadic Philosophy)
Texts from the six orthodox schools of Indian philosophy, especially Vedanta, Early Indian Buddhist traditions, especially Madhyamika schools and Yogacara Buddhism, Bhakti traditions and Gandhi.
Comparison of Eastern and Western traditions with respect to problems of being, knowledge, person, values and philosophical method.