Course Description

Course CodeCourse NameCreditsHours
1410108 The History of Chinese Philosophy 2.0 2
Description This course deals mainly with the essence of Chinese traditional thought, trying to sovle the riddles lying behind the msytery of Asian philosophy. Through lectures and class discussion, students are expected to have a better command of the significant stream of thinking development for the Chinese people and look into the future cultural development. As for the course planning, this course consists of the following five topics: Pre-Chin philosophers, Taoism in Wei and Jin Dynasties, Buddism in Sui and Tang dynasties, Confucianism in Song and Ming Dynasties and modern philosophy. The course will be presented with simple approaches and lots of class discussions in the hope that students will realize the wisdom explored by important philosophers throughout Chinese history, which will in returen provide students with much more promising and enrihed way of life.