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180073 SE Logic in Ancient China (2020W)

5.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 18 - Philosophie
Continuous assessment of course work



max. 25 participants
Language: German


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

All information on dates and design form are subject to possible changes, which on the basis of corona related regulations and arrangements could be made.

The course will be held in a hybrid form. If the number of participants exceeds 15 half of the students are present in the lecture hall in weekly alternation . For those who are absent, a sound recording of the meeting will be uploaded to Moodle.
After the end of the registration period. you will be informed via Moodle (email) which of the two groups you belong to.

Wednesday 14.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Wednesday 21.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Wednesday 28.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Wednesday 04.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Wednesday 11.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Wednesday 18.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Wednesday 25.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Wednesday 02.12. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Wednesday 09.12. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Wednesday 16.12. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Wednesday 13.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Wednesday 20.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Wednesday 27.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

Texts from the subject areas listed below are presented in Chinese and in German or English translation:
Logic of Forecast (Book of Changes)
Logic of analogy (Confucius)
Construction of the general (Moti)
Construction of the general (Hsünzi)
Critique of logic (dialecticians)
Overcoming logic (Taoism)

Assessment and permitted materials

Marks on the basis of the lecture. Lectures in written form are possible.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Important parts of the texts will be reported and commented.Knowledge of the Chinese language is not necessary.

Examination topics

Lectures of the participants dealing with the texts. Discussion of the lectures

Reading list

The texts will be selected from the internet site:
https://ctext.org (Chinese Text Project)

Bauer Wolfgang: Geschichte der chinesichen Philosophie. Beck'sche Reihe 1700

Association in the course directory

Last modified: Tu 03.11.2020 14:29