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Instructor: Minji Jang. This course meets TR 8:00 – 9:15 a.m. in SC 209.

In this course, we will study some of the major traditions in classical Chinese philosophy. In particular, we will discuss how insights and lessons from these traditions interact with classical ‘Western’ philosophical theories and contemporary debates in ethics and moral psychology. Potential discussion questions include: How should we live? How could we cultivate ourselves to become virtuous? What is the role of feelings in our moral development?

*This is an introductory course which does not presume any background in philosophy or familiarity with the Chinese language.