KSCA019 History of Chinese thought II

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 2 credit(s) (plus 2 credits for an exam). Recommended Type of Completion: zk (examination). Other types of completion: z (credit).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. et Mgr. Dušan Vávra, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. Lucie Olivová, MA, Ph.D., DSc. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. Lucie Olivová, MA, Ph.D., DSc.
Department of Chinese Studies - Asia Studies Centre - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. et Mgr. Dušan Vávra, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Chinese Studies - Asia Studies Centre - Faculty of Arts
Prerequisites (in Czech)
! NOW ( KSCA022 History of Chinese Thought )
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
At the end of the course students should be able to:

understand the development of Chinese thought in its historical and social context;
understand essential concepts of Chinese thought;
interpret a short Chinese philosophical text in translation
Syllabus
  • 1) introduction
  • 2) Chinese thought during Wei and Jin dynasties I
  • 3) Chinese thought during Wei and Jin dynasties II
  • 4) Buddhism I
  • 5) Buddhism II
  • 6) Buddhism III
  • 7) Neo-Confucianism I
  • 8) Neo-Confucianism II
  • 9) Neo-Confucianism III
  • 10) the 19th and 20th c.: Chinese thought and the West I
  • 11) the 19th and 20th c.: Chinese thought and the West II
  • 12) the 19th and 20th c.: Chinese thought and the West III
  • 13) final discussion
Literature
    required literature
  • CHENG, Anne. Dějiny čínského myšlení. Translated by Helena Beguivinová - Olga Lomová - David Sehnal - Dušan Vávra. 1. vyd. Praha: DrahmaGaia, 2006. xv, 688. ISBN 8086685527. info
  • HUINENG. Tribunová sútra Šestého patriarchy. Translated by Oldřich Král. Vyd. 3. upr., (Ve Vyšehradu. Praha: Vyšehrad, 1999. 123 s. ISBN 8070213450. info
Teaching methods
lectures
Assessment methods
Written test consisting of ca 20 multiple-choice questions, minimum pass level 70 %.
Oral examination aimed at testing the student’s insight into the main facts, theories, concepts and methodologies of the discipline, and at checking the student’s ability to connect relevant facts into logical relations.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further Comments
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2021.
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