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在近代以前,歷史學是培養各種領袖與人才的必備教育,因為它能夠使人對過去「稽其興壞成敗之理」(《史記‧太史公自序》)。「中國古代歷史與人物」這門課程希望回到歷史學的原點,藉由具體的事例,來探索「讀歷史到底有什麼用?」。 從東周到秦漢是中國歷史上承先啟後的鉅變時期,更是一個英雄輩出、波瀾壯闊的大時代。而秦始皇正是主導這個時代,且令後世爭議不絕的歷史關鍵人物之一。本課程將利用現代歷史學的各種取徑,以原典史料為中心,結合考古成果、古代文物等,對歷史人物進行多角度的剖析,探索秦始皇及其統治集團成功和失敗的祕密究竟何在,並希望使同學藉此明瞭歷史學的功用與價值。...
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前言 Introduction

這門課的原始動機,就是希望打破歷史思維有「標準答案」這種想法,希望同學在上這門課後,都能打破思想的框框,解放各位的思辨能力。在這門課裡,會藉由歷史案例,來向各位示範學習歷史可以如何思維;但希望同學壹定要記得,不要把老師的答案當成是「標準答案」。人文學的本質是思辨,思辨有「好」和「更好」的答案,但根本沒有「標準答案」。...
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10 videos (Total 89 min), 1 reading
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你活在一個什麼樣的時代_上? What is the Era You Live In Part I 9m
你活在一個什麼樣的時代_下? What is the Era You Live In Part II 7m
讀歷史有什麼用? Why Study History?7m
什麼是有用的歷史教育? What Is A Useful Education in History? 7m
經典閱讀示例上 Examples of Readings in Classics Part I 9m
經典閱讀示例中 Examples of Readings in Classics Part II 10m
經典閱讀示例下 Examples of Readings in Classics Part III 10m
經典閱讀示例末 Examples of Readings in Classics Part IV 10m
各講簡介 Course Overview 7m
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NTU MOOC 課程問題詢問與回報機制1m
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孔林與始皇陵 The Cemetery of Confucius and Emperor Qin

在本模塊中,我們將介紹中國歷史上的兩個重要人物孔子和秦始皇留下的遺產——孔林與秦始皇陵。從孔林與秦始皇陵出發,圍繞這兩個人物探討什麼是成功,什麼是失敗這一主題。在本模塊結束之前,你將要完成一份有趣的同伴互評作業。...
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6 videos (Total 58 min), 1 quiz
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世界第八大奇跡?The Eighth Wonder of the World 10m
秦軍怎麼會有這麼多勇士?How Come Qin Army Has So Many Warriors? 7m
誰是天下第一強兵?Who Is the Strongest Army in the World? 9m
秦軍百戰百勝的秘密 The Secret Behind the Success of the Qin Army10m
什麼才是「成功」?What is "Success"? 10m
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秦始皇的一生,歷史文獻中的秦始皇(一)The Life of Qin Shi Huang, and Qin Shi Huang in Historical Texts Part I

《史記 秦始皇本紀》是目前我們所知古文獻裏面對秦始皇一生描寫最全面也是最詳細的一篇文章,也是所有秦始皇傳記的基礎。在本模塊中,我們將通過學習這一歷史文獻來了解秦始皇的一生,並進一步了解秦軍百戰百勝的歷史條件和秘密。...
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9 videos (Total 94 min)
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鉅變的象徵 The Symbol of Great Changes 12m
秦之「大事」Great Events During Emperor Qin's Reign 11m
成功的要訣 The Key to Success 12m
尉繚之計 Wei Liao's Military Strategies 10m
秦王為人 Emperor Qin's Way of Being 9m
成功後的第一件事 First Thing After Success 12m
秦朝的立國精神 The Essence of Qin Dynasty5m
天下無異意,則安寧之術也 The Way to Peace is Having No Dissent Throughout The Land 10m
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秦始皇的一生,歷史文獻中的秦始皇(二)The Life of Qin Shi Huang, and Qin Shi Huang in Historical Texts Part II

本模塊將繼續學習秦始皇的後半生,在他一統天下後的幾年裏,他的施政方針以及自我評價。最後,我們將探尋秦始皇的失敗究竟從何而來,秦國終究走向了滅亡的原因。...
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9 videos (Total 95 min)
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始皇的選擇?Emperor Qin's Choice 12m
三代之事,何足法也?The Previous Three Dynasties Are Hardly Worth Taking As Examples 13m
慾壑難填 Insatiable Needs 6m
人為什麼會被騙?Why Are People Gullible? 11m
始皇為人 Emperor Qin's Way of Being 11m
誰還敢說真話?Who Dare to Speak the Truth?12m
始皇的最後 The Last Days of Emperor Qin12m
始皇怎會讓自己落得這樣的結局?Reasons for Emperor Qin's Decline 7m

Instructor

呂世浩

助理教授 (Assistant Professor)
歷史系(Department of History)

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