Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School School of Letters
Lecture Code BA606001 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 西洋近現代哲学特別演習C
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Special Seminar in Modern and Contemporary Philosophy C
ゴトウ ヒロシ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 4th-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Mon7-8,Fri7-8:Faculty Office
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
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Presentation 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 researching the basic literatures in modern and contemporary western philosophy  
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 methods of Philosophy and Thoughts
・Acquisition of abilities to logically analyze and consider problems related to Philosophy and Thoughts 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Students taking this course will
1. master the methods and skills in Philosophical Thinking through reading of  the basic literatures in modern and contemporary western philosophy and
2. prepare for graduation thesis. 
Class Schedule lesson1 Guidance
lesson2 Presentation and Discussion (1)
lesson3 Presentation and Discussion (2)
lesson4 Reading (1)
lesson5 Reading (2)
lesson6 Reading (3)
lesson7 Presentation and Discussion (3)
lesson8 Presentation and Discussion (4)
lesson9 Reading (4)
lesson10 Reading (5)
lesson11 Reading (6)
lesson12 Presentation and Discussion (5)
lesson13 Presentation and Discussion (6)
lesson14 Reading (7)
lesson15 Summary 
Secondary Materials on the selected topics 
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. 
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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