HISTORY OF CHINESE PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIONS 2

Academic year
2017/2018 Syllabus of previous years
Official course title
STORIA DELLA FILOSOFIA E DELLE RELIGIONI DELLA CINA 2
Course code
LT0480 (AF:225397 AR:120882)
Modality
On campus classes
ECTS credits
6
Subdivision
Degree level
Bachelor's Degree Programme
Educational sector code
L-OR/20
Period
2nd Semester
Course year
2
Where
VENEZIA
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At the end of the course you will have gained knowledge and understanding of the Chinese religious world and the relationship between religion and society from the medieval period until late imperial times.
You must have completed the course History of Chinese philosophy and Religions 1 [LT0470] and successfully passed the examination. You must also possess a good background knowledge of Chinese imperial history.
The Chinese religious world from the medieval period to late imperial times. Buddhism, Taoism and Neoconfucianism in theory and practice. In particular, we will study the relationship between religion, power and society.
Cheng, A., Il pensiero cinese, Torino, Einaudi, 1997.
[tutto il vol. II (capp. XVII-XXII)]

Francesca Tarocco, Livia Kohn, Paolo Santangelo e John McRae, Buddhismo, Daoismo e Neoconfucianesimo in La Cina. L'eta' imperiale dai Tre Regni ai Qing a cura di Mario Sabattini e Maurizio Scarpari, Einaudi, 2010: 429-689.

More materials will be made available on the website of the course in Moodle.
written
A short (500-700 words) essay on a topic selected by the candidate that references and cites the texts we have studied. The topic must refer to keywords on the e-learning platform of the course. Students are encouraged to work on the paper beforehand but shall not be allowed to use their notes during the exam.
Lectures-style class and in-class discussions supplemented by a dedicated a e-learning platform for the course available at moodle.unive.it
Italian
  • Course with sustainable contents
  • University credits of sustainability: 6
  • Lecture notes, material for reference or for self-assessment available online or as e-book
  • E-learning, moodle platforms
  • Use of open-source software
Last update of the programme: 20/02/2018