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180128 SE Reading Chinese Philosophy: Laozi, Daodejing (2016S)

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

The main goal of the seminar is it to show that the philosophical Taoism gives an original contribution to the philosophical discussion. There is nothing comparable in other philosophical traditions.

Registration/Deregistration

Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).

Details

max. 45 participants
Language: German

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Wednesday 09.03. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 3F NIG 3.Stock
Wednesday 16.03. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 3F NIG 3.Stock
Wednesday 06.04. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 3F NIG 3.Stock
Wednesday 13.04. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 3F NIG 3.Stock
Wednesday 20.04. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 3F NIG 3.Stock
Wednesday 27.04. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 3F NIG 3.Stock
Wednesday 04.05. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 3F NIG 3.Stock
Wednesday 11.05. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 3F NIG 3.Stock
Wednesday 18.05. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 3F NIG 3.Stock
Wednesday 25.05. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 3F NIG 3.Stock
Wednesday 01.06. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 3F NIG 3.Stock
Wednesday 08.06. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 3F NIG 3.Stock
Wednesday 15.06. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 3F NIG 3.Stock
Wednesday 22.06. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 3F NIG 3.Stock
Wednesday 29.06. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 3F NIG 3.Stock

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Important chapters of the Daodejing will be analyzed and discussed thoroughly. Special attention is directed to the strict rational method of thought. In this way the usual "poetical" access to the text can be rejected.

Assessment and permitted materials

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

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Important chapters of the Daodejing in German translation.will be reported and commented. These chapters then will be compared with the Chinese text. In this way the text will become more clearly. Knowledge of the Chinese language however is not necessary

Examination topics

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

Reading list

Reading and interpretation is based on the Chinese-English text from the Chinese Text Project which can be downloaded via http://ctext.org/dao-de-jing
Furthermore: Kalinke Viktor, Laozi Daodejing. Eine Wiedergabe seines Deutungsspektrums. Chinese-German. Leipziger Literaturverlag 2009
Tao te king von Laotse. Das Buch des alten Meisters vom Sinn und Leben. Übersetzung: Wilhelm, Richard . In German. Anaconda 2014


Association in the course directory

BA M 8.2

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