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Fall 2018-2019
* EAS 415 / HIS 415 (EM)   na, npdf

Intellectual History of China to the Fifth Century

Willard J. Peterson

Critical consideration of a selection of monumental contributions to early Chinese thought, and the uses to which they were put by later Chinese thinkers. Readings will be from English translations such as: [Analects],[ Lao-tzu], [Chuang-tzu], [Mencius],[ I-ching] and secondary works. All assignments are available on reserve.

Sample reading list:
Confucius, Analects
Lao-tzu, Tao-te ching
Fingarette, Secular as Sacred
Graham, Disputers of the Way
Chuang Tzu, Inner Chapters

Reading/Writing assignments:
Three short papers, 5-6 pages; one final paper, 15-20 pages. Weekly reading assignment: 100-200 pages.

Paper in lieu of Final - 33%
Papers - 34%
Class/Precept Participation - 33%

Other Requirements:
Not Open to First Year Undergraduates.

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
A prior course in EAS is desirable but not required..

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
20125 S01 01:30:00 pm - 04:20:00 pm Th   Jones Hall   203   Enrolled:9 Limit:16