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180367 VO-L Non-European Philosophy (2010W)

5.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 18 - Philosophie

Montag, alle im HS 3 C jeweils 9-13 Uhr
1.11. no lessons


Language: English

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Aims, contents and method of the course

Fundamental Concepts of Classical Chinese Philosophy (Seminars)

Classical Chinese philosophy has various schools. For the time is limited I will focus on the following three chapters: 1) The Concept of Ren (?, Charity) of Confucianism; 2) The Concept of Tao (?, Way) of Taoism; and 3) The Concepts of Qi, Yin-Yang and Five Phases of Chinese Natural Philosophy.

Assessment and permitted materials

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Examination topics

Reading list

Students are recommended to read the following reference books:

1)Kaptchuk, Ted J. Das große Buch der chinesischen Medizin [M]. Frankfurt am Main: Fischer Taschenbuch V Verlag,2006.

2)Unschuld, Paul U. Huang Di Nei Jing Su Wen: Nature, Knowledge, Imagery in an Ancient Medical Text [M]. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003.

3) Wallner, Schmidsberger, Wimmer (eds.) Intercultural Philosophy: New Aspects and Methods [C]. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2010.

4) Wallner, Lan Fengli, Jandl (eds.) The Way of Thinking: Theory, Methodology and Structure of Chinese Medicine [C]. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2010.

5) Wallner, Lan Fengli, Jandl (eds.) Chinese Medicine and Intercultural Philosophy: Theory, Methodology and Structure of Chinese Medicine [C]. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2010.

Association in the course directory

BA M 8.2, § 4.1.7, § 2.5

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