Intellectual History of China from the Ninth to the 19th Century (HA)

Subject associations
EAS 416
Spring 2023
Yingtian He
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This seminar offers a unique perspective in understanding Chinese history through the lens of intellectual movements and scholarly debates. Students will be familiar with the key ideas, historical dynamics, and cultural significance of major intellectual trends before China's modernization. Special attention will be given to the manifestation of thought in a wide range of interconnected realms, such as natural studies, art practice, self-cultivation, family management, and statecraft.