Classical Chinese Philosophy|
CEAS 261, RELI 228|
|Certificates: International Relations|
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.
||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: 75% - 89%
|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.
Students with advanced knowledge of Chinese may also be interested in CHIN 351, "Classical Chinese Philosophy: Chinese Lab," an optional 0.5-credit course that is open to students enrolled in PHIL 205.
|Instructor(s): Angle,Stephen Times: .M.W... 01:20PM-02:40PM; Location: TBA|
|Total Enrollment Limit: 40||SR major: 5||JR major: 5|| || |
|Seats Available: 10||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 5||JR non-major: 5||SO: 10||FR: 10|