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Intermediate Level
Approx. 23 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

MODULE 00: A Critical Cultural History of China - Introduction

3 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 48 min), 3 readings, 3 quizzes
3 videos
M00.2 Paradigm Shift15m
M00.3 A Four-Part Course16m
3 readings
Course Overview10m
Course Editorial Conventions5m
Suggested Textbooks5m
3 practice exercises
M00.1 Definitions30m
M00.2 Paradigm Shift30m
M00.3 A Four-Part Course30m
Week
2

Week 2

5 hours to complete

MODULE 01: Attack on Shamanism

5 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 108 min), 4 readings, 6 quizzes
6 videos
M01.1.2 Background 213m
M01.2.1 Functions of the wu18m
M01.2.2 The Early Chinese Pantheon31m
M01.2.3 Arguments Against Shamans: The Role of Intellectuals19m
M01.2.4 The Parallel Attack on Diviners12m
4 readings
Readings for M01.1.210m
Readings for M01.2.210m
Readings for M01.2.310m
Readings for M01.2.410m
6 practice exercises
M01.1.1 Background 130m
M01.1.2 Background 230m
M01.2.1 Functions of the wu30m
M01.2.2 The Early Chinese Pantheon30m
M01.2.3 Arguments Against Shamans: The Role of Intellectuals30m
M01.2.4 The Parallel Attack on Diviners30m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

MODULE 02: The Emergence of Self-Cultivation Practice

4 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 77 min)
5 videos
M02.2 Ethics and Cosmology13m
M02.3.1 The Dao12m
M02.3.2 The heart23m
M02.3.3 Qi, or vital energy, and the Real Person11m
5 practice exercises
M02.1Confucian Self-Cultivation30m
M02.2 Ethics and Cosmology30m
M02.3.1 The Dao30m
M02.3.2 The heart30m
M02.3.3 Qi, or vital energy, and the Real Person30m
Week
4

Week 4

5 hours to complete

MODULE 03: The Philosophical Preparation of Political Unity

5 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 87 min), 1 reading, 6 quizzes
6 videos
M03.1.2 The Dao11m
M03.1.3 Transcendence14m
M03.2 The Center13m
M03.3 Confucianism: Ritual and History12m
M03.4 Early Chinese Dualities21m
1 reading
Readings for Module 310m
6 practice exercises
M03.1.1 The Zhou Sacrifice to Heaven30m
M03.1.2 The Dao30m
M03.1.3 Transcendence30m
M03.2 The Center30m
M03.3 Confucianism: Ritual and History30m
M03.4 Early Chinese Dualities30m

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