Areas of focus include Neo Confucianism, Chinese communism, the turn towards the market economy, and human rights in China. Discussion topics include self-cultivation and praxis, socialist and capitalist visions of justice, and the relation between individual rights and social goods.
Ethical Reasoning, Writing
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|Course Format: Lecture/Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Prerequisites: [PHIL205 or EAST261]
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CEAS-MN)(CEAS)(CEAS-Phil/Reli)(PHIL)(PHIL-Philosophy)(PHIL-Social Jus)(SISP-Phil Ethic)(SISP-Phil Mind)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Readings will all be in translation.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Four papers will be required: two shorter expositions of a position or argument and two longer, critical discussions.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Some prior knowledge of China and philosophy is assumed. Students who have not met the prerequisite should contact the instructor for a prerequisite override form. Careful reading of each day's assignments and participation and performance in these areas affect grade.
|Instructor(s): Baldine,Joanne Times: ...W.F. 11:00AM-12:20PM; Location: RUSSNEUM; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 20||SR major: 3||JR major: 2|| || |
|Seats Available: 15||GRAD: 0||SR non-major: 5||JR non-major: 5||SO: 3||FR: 2|
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