ASIAN 358 - The Art of War: Military Ethics in Ancient China
Section: 001
Term: FA 2018
Subject: Asian Studies (ASIAN)
Department: LSA Asian Languages & Cultures
Requirements & Distribution:
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Advisory Prerequisites:
At least one Asian studies course.
May not be repeated for credit.
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This course will introduce students to an ancient Chinese military classic The Art of War. Aside from examining different interpretations of the text, it will also contextualize it against the background of historical developments and philosophical concerns of the classical period of China. A related aim is to bring ancient Chinese military theories to bear upon contemporary discussions on military ethics.

Course Requirements:

Class participation (10%), Two In-Class Quizzes (%35), Two Take-Home Assignments (45%), Group Presentation (10%)

Intended Audience:

Any student with an interest in ancient Chinese philosophy/culture, military history and military literature, and military ethics.

Class Format:

Two 90-minute meetings weekly

ASIAN 358 - The Art of War: Military Ethics in Ancient China
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001 (LEC)
MW 4:00PM - 5:30PM
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