This reading class aims to stimulate students' interest in Western philosophers and as a reseacher of the Faculty of Policy Studies, students are required to find their own research theme in relation with Policy Studies and Culture, and express their opinions by using the ideas of Western philosophers studied in class.
|授業の概要||This couse (1b) aims to improve your reading skill. In this class you will read the textbook on the history of Western philosophy. In each class you will read the text, and exchange opinions on the content of the textbook. Toward the end of the term, you are supposed to find your own research topic, and give presentation on the theme.
|授業計画||Week 1 Revie of the first semester
Week 2 Edmund Husserl
Week 3 John Dewey
Week 4 Ludwig Wittgenstein
Week 5 Jean-Paul Sartre and SImone de Beauvoir
Week 6 Philosophy Today
Week 7 Schools of Philosophy (1)The Idealists
Week 8 Schools of Philosophy (2) The Materialists
Week 9 Schools of Philosophy (3) The Scholoastics
Week 10 Schools of Philosophy(4) The Rationalists
Week 11 Schools of Philosophy(5) The Empiricists
Week 12 Schools of Philosophy(6) The Pragmatists
Week 13 Schools of Philosophy(7) The Existentialists
Week 14 Presentation
・Class Performance 30% ・ Assignments 20%
・Final Presentation 50%
Note: Students who are absent four times or more during the semester will receive the grade ‘F’.
|テキスト・参考文献等||The same as the first semester.
Students are required to spend at least an hour per week studying textbooks, class materials, or handouts in order to prepare for the next class and also to review material studied in previous classes. Also they are required to find their own research theme in relation with what they have learnt in class.