Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (Master's Course) Division of Humanities and Social Sciences Humanities Program
Lecture Code WMBD5102 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 西洋哲学史特別演習B
Subject Name
(Katakana)
セイヨウテツガクシトクベツエンシュウB
Subject Name in
English
Special Seminar on the History of Western Philosophy B
Instructor GOTOU HIROSHI
Instructor
(Katakana)
ゴトウ ヒロシ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  4Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (4T) Fri1-2,Fri5-6:Faculty Office
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
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Reading of the relevant Texts and Discussion 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction O : Others
Course Level 6 : Graduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 23 : Arts and Humanities
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Philosophy
Eligible Students 1Year and 2Year
Keywords Contemporary German Philosophy, Phenomenology, Neokantianism, Philosophical Anthropology 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Program
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
 
Criterion referenced
Evaluation
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Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Students taking this course will master the methods and skills in Philosophical Aproach to the Themes in Phenomenology, Neokantianism and Philosophical Anthropology in the following two ways:
1. Reading of Original Texts in the contemporary german philosophy
2.  Critical Reconsideration of secondary materials about selected Topics.

Beginning with the guidance about Phenomenology, Neokantianism and Philosophical Anthropology as well as the explanation of the texts students acquire through elaborate reading of elementary texts knowledge about relevant concepts and problems. By making a practice of reading elementary and secondary texts students learn systematically the research methods of History of Western Philosophy. 
Class Schedule lesson1 Guidance
lesson2 Background of Texts
lesson3 F. Brentano, Psychologie vom empirischen Standpunkt.
lesson4 E. Husserl, Philosophie als strenge Wissenschaft.
lesson5 E. Husserl, Ideen zu einer reinen Phänomenologie und phänomenologischen Philosophie. Zweites Buch.
lesson6 E. Husserl, Die Krisis der europäischen Wissenschaften und die transzendentale Phänomenologie.
lesson7 M. Scheler, Vom Ewigen im Menschen.
lesson8 M. Scheler, Die Wissensformen und die Gesellschaft.
lesson9 M. Scheler, Die Stellung des Menschen im Kosmos.
lesson10 H. Plessner, Die Stufen des Organischen und der Mensch. Einleitung in die philosophische Anthropologie.
lesson11 A. Gehlen, Der Mensch, seine Natur und seine Stellung in der Welt.
lesson12 Presentation and Discussion (1)
lesson13 Presentation and Discussion (2)
lesson14 Presentation and Discussion (3)
lesson15 Summary 
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
Relevant Texts in the Contempolary German Philosophy for example in Phenomenology, Neokantianism and Philosophycal Anthropology 
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
 
(More Details) PC, Powerpoint 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
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. 
Requirements  
Grading Method Presentation (50%) and Report (50%) 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message  
Other   
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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