Chinese Thought (ASNS2613)

UNIT OF STUDY

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.

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Classes

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

Assessment

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

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

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

Prohibitions

CHNS3641

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