Universität Wien FIND

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, changes to courses and exams may be necessary at short notice (e.g. cancellation of on-site teaching and conversion to online exams). Register for courses/exams via u:space, find out about the current status on u:find and on the moodle learning platform. NOTE: Courses where at least one unit is on-site are currently marked "on-site" in u:find.

Further information about on-site teaching and access tests can be found at https://studieren.univie.ac.at/en/info.

Warning! The directory is not yet complete and will be amended until the beginning of the term.

180202 KU Zhuangzi. The unknown third (2019W)

The chinese philosophy of Zhuangzi and his profound ethics.

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

Registration/Deregistration

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

Details

max. 30 participants
Language: German

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Tuesday 08.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 3C, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. II/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Tuesday 15.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 3C, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. II/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Tuesday 22.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 3C, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. II/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Tuesday 29.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 3C, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. II/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Tuesday 05.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 3C, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. II/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Tuesday 12.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 3C, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. II/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Tuesday 19.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 3C, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. II/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Tuesday 26.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 3C, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. II/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Tuesday 03.12. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 3C, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. II/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Tuesday 10.12. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 3C, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. II/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Tuesday 17.12. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 3C, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. II/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Tuesday 07.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 3C, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. II/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Tuesday 14.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 3C, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. II/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Tuesday 21.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 3C, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. II/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Tuesday 28.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 3C, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. II/3. Stock, 1010 Wien

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

In addition to Confucius and Lao-tse, Zhuangzi is one of the most influential Chinese philosophers. But he is very little known beyond sinologically educated circles: Zhuangzi is the unknown third in the history of Chinese philosophy.
In the course two topics from the Zhuangzi are to be treated particularly: Ethical questions and the question of openness and unity of human thinking and acting.

Course is held in German!

Assessment and permitted materials

- Active participation in the seminar, cooperationand reading of the given texts
- Participation in the discussion of the texts and contents
- Reading Reflection
- Presentation (in German)
- Seminar thesis paper
All works must be written in German.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Minimum requirements for a positive assessment: over 50% of the overall performance

Examination topics

Examination-immanent course, therefore the seminar contents mentioned above (see: Mindestanforderungen und Beurteilungsmaßstab / Minimum requirements and assessment standard)

Reading list

Billeter, Jean-Francois: Ding, der Koch, zerlegt ein Stück Rind. Eine grundsätzliche Annahme über den Ausgangspunkt philosophischen Denkens in China. In: Asiatische Studien. 36, 2, 1982, S. 85–101.
Gan, Shaoping: Die chinesische Philosophie. Darmstadt: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 1997.
Graham, Angus Charles: Chuang-tzŭ : the inner chapters / Zhuangzi. - Reprinted. - Indianapolis : Hackett Pub. Co. 2001.
Jullien, François: Der Weise hängt an keiner Idee. Das Andere der Philosophie. München: Fink 2001
Jullien, François: Vom Sein zum Leben. Euro-chinesisches Lexikon des Denkens. Aus dem Französischen von Erwin Landrichter. Matthes & Seitz, Berlin 2018
Kongfuzi: Gespräche. Essen: Phaidon-Verlag 1995
Møllgaard, Eske: An Introduction to Daoist Thought: Action, Language, and Ethics in Zhuangzi. London: Routledge 2007.
Needham, Joseph: Wissenschaft und Zivilisation in China. Band 1 der von Colin A. Ronan bearbeiteten Ausgabe. Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp 1988.
Pregadio, Fabrizio: The Encyclopedia of Taoism. 2 vols. London and New York: Routledge 2008.
Robinet, Isabelle: Geschichte des Taoismus. München 1995.
Yearley, Lee H.: “Freud and Zhuangzi: Resonances and Contrasts in Their Pursuit of the Self and Other Fugitive Notions.” In Tao Jiang, P. J. Ivanhoe, eds., China and Freud. New York: Routledge, 2012, pp. 404-474.
Zhuangzi; Victor H. Mair (Hg.): Zhunangzi. Frankfurt am Main: Wolfgang Krüger Verlag 1998.

Association in the course directory

Last modified: Mo 07.09.2020 15:21