Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School School of Letters
Lecture Code BA507001 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 西洋近世哲学演習 D
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Seminar in Modern Philosophy D
ゴトウ ヒロシ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 4th-Year,  First Semester,  1Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1T) Mon7-8:LET B102, (1T) Fri7-8:EDU K217
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
(More Details)
Reading of the relevant Texts and Discussion 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction O : Others
Course Level 4 : Undergraduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 23 : Arts and Humanities
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Philosophy
Eligible Students 4Year
Keywords Kant, Epistemology   
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Philosophy and Thought
(Abilities and Skills)
・Acquisition of research abilities concerning Philosophy and Thoughts
・Acquisition of research methods of Philosophy and Thoughts 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Students taking this course will master the methods and skills in Philosophical Thinking
in the following two ways
1. Reading of Original Texts
2.  Critical Reconsideration of secondary materials about selected Topics and lexicon 
Class Schedule lesson1 Guidance
lesson2 Mapping the Philosophy of Kant
lesson3 History of Philosophy before Kant
lesson4 Reading of "Critique of Pure Reason" (1)
lesson5 Reading of "Critique of Pure Reason" (2)
lesson6 Reading of "Critique of Pure Reason" (3)
lesson7 Reading of "Critique of Pure Reason" (4)
lesson8 Reading of "Critique of Pure Reason" (5)
lesson9 Reading of "Critique of Pure Reason" (6)
lesson10 Reading of "Critique of Pure Reason" (7)
lesson11 Reading of "Critique of Pure Reason" (8)
lesson12 Reading of "Critique of Pure Reason" (9)
lesson13 Reading of "Critique of Pure Reason" (10)
lesson14 Reading of "Critique of Pure Reason" (11)
lesson15 Aummary 
basic secondary materials including representative japanese translations 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) PC, Powerpoint 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Lesson 1: Understand how the class will be conducted and train yourself on how to use the materials learned in class.
Lesson 2-14: To prepare for each discussion by finding your own interpretation through interactive use of primary and secondary literature.
Lesson 15: Review the material research and reading methods so that you can apply what you have learned in the class.
3. to prepare for discussion  
Grading Method Presentation and Discussion 
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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