ASIAN 500 - Seminar in Asian Studies
Fall 2018, Section 001 - Order in Classical Confucianism
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Asian Studies (ASIAN)
Department: LSA Asian Languages & Cultures
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Details

Credits:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Advisory Prerequisites:
Graduate standing.
Repeatability:
May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credit(s).
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Description

In this course we will examine variant selections from what are later considered to be foundational works of Confucianism, such as the Book of Rites and Analects. We will focus on issues of cosmic and social order, and inquire about the relationship between the natural and divine forces as sources for order. Aside from the received texts, we will also be looking into excavated texts from the Shanghai museum collection to examine the religiosity of classical Confucianism and question the validity of the evolutionary model of classical Chinese thought that suggests a linear movement from religious to secular and human-centered view of the world.

Schedule

ASIAN 500 - Seminar in Asian Studies
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
 In Person
29288
Open
7
 
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MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
002 (SEM)
 In Person
34223
Open
2
 
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TuTh 8:30AM - 10:00AM

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