Units of Study

ASNS2613 - Chinese Thought

Semester 2, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Adrian Vickers
Phone: +61 2 9351 2878
Email: adrian.vickers@sydney.edu.au


This unit offers students the opportunity to explore China's major traditions of philosophy and practice through English translations of key texts as well as authoritative secondary studies. The main foci of the unit include the following major areas: diversity and polemics in early Chinese thought, developments in Daoism, Buddhist thought and influence, and Neo-Confucian (Daoxue) thought.


1x1250wd mid semester draft (25%), 1x500wd oral presentation (10%), 1x1750wd research essay (35%), 1x1000wd mid semester test (20%), tutorial participation (10%)


1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week


12 credit points from subject areas listed in Table A in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Handbook



Please Note: This timetable is a draft timetable and subject to change.


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