Confucianism

Course Type: 
REL
Code: 
5460
Level: 
Graduate
Credit Hours: 
3
Schedule Type: 
Lecture
Description: 

A survey of Confucianism in Chinese history beginning with various classical expressions of Confucian thought such as: Confucius' Analects, Mencius, and Xunzi. Focus on two influential Neo-Confucian thinkers: Zhu Xi and Wang Yangming. Consideration of the modern fate of Confucianism in Chinese society and culture. Important topics include: heaven, human nature and self-cultivation, conceptions of the sage, and Confucian political philosophy.

Restrictions: 
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.