Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (Master's Course) Division of Humanities and Social Sciences Humanities Program
Lecture Code WMBF1101 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 倫理学基礎演習B
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Introductory Seminar on Ethics B
Instructor GOTOU YUUTA
ゴトウ ユウタ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  First Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1st) Weds5-6:Faculty Office
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Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 5 : Graduate Basic
Course Area(Area) 23 : Arts and Humanities
Course Area(Discipline) 02 : Ethics
Eligible Students
Keywords Ethics, Nietzsche, Affirmation of Life 
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within Educational
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Class Objectives
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Reading “Thus Spoke Zarathustra”, Nietzsche’s main work, paying attention to his thought of “Affirmation of Life” which begun to appear from this period, and considering modernistic significance of it. Moreover, considering technique of Japanese expression, through comparing many Japanese translations. 
Class Schedule lesson1: Guidance: Overview of the later thought of Nietzsche and Text
lesson2: Reading of “Thus Spoke Zarathustra” (1)
lesson3: Reading of “Thus Spoke Zarathustra” (2)
lesson4: Reading of “Thus Spoke Zarathustra” (3)
lesson5: Reading of “Thus Spoke Zarathustra” (4)
lesson6: Reading of “Thus Spoke Zarathustra” (5)
lesson7: Reading of “Thus Spoke Zarathustra” (6)
lesson8: Reading of “Thus Spoke Zarathustra” (7)
lesson9: Reading of “Thus Spoke Zarathustra” (8)
lesson10: Reading of “Thus Spoke Zarathustra” (9)
lesson11: Reading of “Thus Spoke Zarathustra” (10)
lesson12: Reading of “Thus Spoke Zarathustra” (11)
lesson13: Reading of “Thus Spoke Zarathustra” (12)
lesson14: Reading of “Thus Spoke Zarathustra” (13)
lesson15: Summary 
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Preparation and
Preparation: Provided handout are expected to be read by the class.
Review: Read all handout. Moreover, try to read reference books to which are referred in the class. 
Grading Method Report(50%)
Attitude toward the class(50%) 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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