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Campus Only Senior Thesis

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Bachelor of Arts


Philosophy and Public Affairs

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Prof Jay Martin

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It becomes evident that psychoanalysis of a large group is meaningful and necessary when persistent conflicts cannot be resolved, and the Volkan Tree Model opens the door for meaningful dialogue if both parties are engaged.

This report studies two major religions and their varieties as these are manifested in two Asian countries helps us to understand the specific cultures of China and Japan, and also shows the limits of their compatibilities with Western Philosophy. In this examination, the philosophical-psychological analysis of two major groups is central to the argument and its conclusions.

This thesis is restricted to the Claremont Colleges current faculty, students, and staff.