Fall 2015 not offered
We will critically examine Chinese philosophical discourse from the late 19th century to the present, including liberalism, Marxism, and New Confucianism. Topics will include interaction with the West, human rights, the roles of traditions and traditional values, and the modern relevance of the ideal of sagehood.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CEAS-MN)(CEAS)(CEAS-Phil/Reli)(PHIL)(PHIL-Philosophy)(PHIL-Social Jus)(SISP-Phil Ethic)(SISP-Phil Mind)
Most readings will be primary texts, in translation, covering liberal, Marxist, and New Confucian voices.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Three essays plus regular short writing assignments.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Familiarity with modern Chinese history is helpful but not required.
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