SemesterSpring Semester, 2020
DepartmentMA Program of Philosophy, First Year PhD Program of Philosophy, First Year MA Program of Philosophy, Second Year PhD Program of Philosophy, Second Year
Course NameGerman Idealism : From Schelling to Schopenhauer
InstructorTSE CHIU-YUI-PLATO
Credit3.0
Course TypeElective
Prerequisite
Course Objective
Course Description
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週次



Week



課程主題



Topic



課程內容與指定閱讀



Content and Reading Assignment



教學活動與作業



Teaching Activities and Homework



學習投入時間



Student workload expectation



課堂講授



In-class Hours



課程前後



Outside-of-class Hours



1



Introduction, Romanticism



Ch. 6, German Philosophy 1760–1860, Terry Pinkard



Lecture



3



3



2



Holiday



N/A



N/A



N/A



N/A



3



Romanticism



Ch. 6, German Philosophy 1760–1860, Terry Pinkard



Lecture



3



3



4



Schelling



Ch. 7, German Philosophy 1760–1860, Terry Pinkard



Lecture



3



3



5



Jacob Friedrich Fries



Ch. 8, German Philosophy 1760–1860, Terry Pinkard



Lecture



3



3



6



Hegel



Part III Intro & Ch. 9, German Philosophy 1760–1860, Terry Pinkard



Lecture



3



3



7



Holiday



N/A



N/A



N/A



N/A



8



Hegel



Ch. 10, German Philosophy 1760–1860, Terry Pinkard



Lecture



3



3



9



Mid-term



N/A



N/A



N/A



N/A



10



Hegel



Ch. 11, German Philosophy 1760–1860, Terry Pinkard



Lecture



3



3



11



Schelling



Ch. 12, German Philosophy 1760–1860, Terry Pinkard



Lecture



3



3



12



Schopenhauer



Ch. 13, German Philosophy 1760–1860, Terry Pinkard



Lecture



3



3



13



Kierkegaard



Ch. 13, German Philosophy 1760–1860, Terry Pinkard



Lecture



3



3



14



Schleiermacher



First Speech, On Religion



Presentation & Discussion



3



4.5



15



Schelling



Introduction, Ideas for a Philosophy of Nature



Presentation & Discussion



3



4.5



16



Hegel



Ch. 4, Phenomenology of Spirit



Presentation & Discussion



3



4.5



17



Schopenhauer



The World as Will and Representation, vol. 1, § 18-25



Presentation & Discussion



3



4.5



18



Final



N/A



N/A



N/A



N/A



Teaching Methods
Teaching Assistant
Requirement/Grading

In-class Presentation & Discussion: 40%



Final Essay: 60%



 



Assessment Criteria



90-100: The student is familiar with the thinkers’ positions and elaborates on the arguments that support the positions. The student proves his/her independent thinking and understanding by critically examining the arguments and defending them against possible counter-arguments.



80-89: The student knows the thinkers’ positions to a certain extent and shows an approximate understanding of the arguments. The student tries to develop his/her own critique or his/her own response to a possible critique, but the attempt is not effective.



70-79: The student conveys the central ideas in the texts/ of the positions correctly, but does not present the arguments in an organized, systematic manner. Nor does he/she consider any critique or possible answers to objections.



60-69: The student fails to explain the thinkers’ positions or arguments and shows a seriously incomplete understanding.



Below 60: The student shows the problems mentioned above and fails to complete the assignment.


Textbook & Reference

Hegel, G. W. F. (1807/2018), The Phenomenology of Spirit, trans. and ed. by Terry Pinkard, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.



Schelling, F. W. J. (1791/ 1988), Ideas for a Philosophy of Nature, trans. by Error E. Harris and Peter Heath with an introduction by Robert Stern, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.



Schleiermacher, Friedrich (1799/1988), On Religion: Speeches to its Cultured Despisers, ed. and trans. by Richard Crouter, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.



Schopenhauer, Arthur (1844/2010), The World as Will and Representation, ed. and trans. by Judith Norman, Alistair Welchman, and Christopher Janaway, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.



Pinkard, Terry (2002), German Philosophy 1760-1860: the Legacy of Idealism, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.


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