Classical Chinese Philosophy|
Topics in this critical examination of issues debated by the early Confucian, Daoist, and Mohist philosophers will include the nature of normative authority and value, the importance of ritual, and the relation between personal and social goods. Students with background in Chinese may consider simultaneous enrollment in CHIN351 Classical Chinese Philosophy: Chinese Lab.
||Gen Ed Area Dept:
|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Student Option|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CEAS-MN)(CEAS)(CEAS-Phil/Reli)(CIR)(EDST-MN)(PHIL)(PHIL-Philosophy)(PHIL-Social Jus)(RELI-MN)(RELI)(SISP-Phil Mind)
||Past Enrollment Probability: 50% - 74%
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
ANALECTS, MOZI, MENCIUS, DAO DE JING, ZHUANGZI, and XUNZI, all in translation.
|Examination and Assignments: |
Two papers, three graded mini-papers, and numerous short writing assignments. Participation, in-class and/or on-line, is required and will form part of the final grade.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
No prior knowledge of China or philosophy is assumed. Careful reading of each day's assignments and participation and performance in these areas will affect grades.
This course fulfills the "Historical Traditions" requirement for the Religion Department major.
|Instructor(s): Angle,Stephen Times: .M.W... 01:10PM-02:30PM; Location: FISK210; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 40||SR major: 6||JR major: 6|| || |
|Seats Available: 0||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 4||JR non-major: 4||SO: 10||FR: 10|
|Drop/Add Enrollment Requests|
|Total Submitted Requests: 3||1st Ranked: 1||2nd Ranked: 0||3rd Ranked: 0||4th Ranked: 0||Unranked: 2|