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ASIA 371 002 (Lecture)

Foundations of Chinese Thought

Chinese thought from its beginnings until the Han dynasty (206 BCE to 220 CE) in its historical and cultural contexts. Includes, among others: Confucius; Mo Zi; the Legalists/Authoritarians; Zhuang Zi; the Lao Zi book.

This course is eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. To determine whether you can take this course for Credit/D/Fail grading, visit the Credit/D/Fail website. You must register in the course before you can select the Credit/D/Fail grading option.

Credits: 3

Location: Vancouver

Term 1 (Sep 03, 2019 to Nov 29, 2019)

Cr/D/F Grading Change Dates

Last day to change between Credit/D/Fail and percentage grading (grading options cannot be changed after this date): September 17, 2019


Withdrawal Dates
Last day to withdraw without a W standing : September 17, 2019
Last day to withdraw with a W standing
(course cannot be dropped after this date) :
October 11, 2019

TermDay Start TimeEnd TimeBuildingRoom
1 Mon Wed Fri14:0015:00BuchananD219
Instructor: SLINGERLAND, EDWARD


Seat Summary
Total Seats Remaining:7
Currently Registered:28
General Seats Remaining:7
Restricted Seats Remaining*:0
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Book Summary :
Title Reqd/Opt/Rel Author ISB
Readings in Classical Chinese Philosophy 2/E Required IVANHOE (ED) 9780872207806
Trying Not to Try Required SLINGERLAND 9780770437633