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Chinese and Comparative Philosophy 中國哲學與比較哲學

Wuhan University International MA Program in Philosophy

Wuhan University is proud to announce its new international MA program in Philosophy taught in English.

ABOUT US

Located in Wuhan, a major center for technology, the arts, education, and industry in China’s scenic Yangtze Valley, Wuhan University is an international research university, with one of the top five philosophy departments in China. The School of Philosophy has around 500 undergraduate students, and 500 graduate students, and our large, international faculty is engaged in all areas of philosophical research, with divisions dedicated to traditional Chinese philosophy, contemporary western philosophy, ethics, aesthetics, philosophy of religion, and Marxist philosophy.

Please check out our website at www.whu.edu.cn/phi/

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

This is a two-year MA program, intended to provide an excellent training in philosophy.  Outstanding applicants will be provided a full scholarship that covers tuition and a stipend. To apply for admission and a scholarship go to http://admission.whu.edu.cn. The application deadline for Chinese Government Scholarships is March 31, 2017.

Our faculty have received training from some of the top philosophy programs in the world, including:

  • Thomas Besch (PhD, Oxford)
  • Lian Chen (PhD, Rice)
  • Xiaoxu Chen (PhD, Cambridge)
  • Yong Cheng (PhD, National University of Singapore)
  • Ben Cross (PhD, Sydney)
  • Changchi Hao (PhD, Fordham)
  • Zhiqian Jin (PhD, Bergische University of Wuppertal)
  • Jianjun Li (PhD, University of Munich)
  • Yong Li (PhD, Saint Louis University)
  • Leheng Liu (PhD, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
  • Matt Lutz (PhD, University of South California)
  • Bradly Monton (PhD, Princeton)
  • Bryan W. Van Norden (PhD, Stanford)
  • Ming Xu (PhD, Pittsburg)
  • Ru Ye (PhD, Cornell)
  • Zemian Zheng (PhD, Chinese University of Hong Kong)

Wuhan University has a strong tradition of research on Chinese Philosophy and Comparative Philosophy with leading scholars, such as Qiyong Guo, Genyou Wu and Bryan W. Van Norden.  The Journal of Comparative Philosophy and Comparative Culture is edited by our department.  Our Comparative Philosophy Institute is one of the leading research centers in China.  We are also one of China’s leading centers for research in New Confucianism, Ming and Qing Philosophy, German Idealism, and Medieval Western Philosophy.

ABOUT THE CURRICULUM

All courses offered for the MA are taught in English. In addition to required coursework, students are expected to write a thesis in order to earn the degree.  Students can also take courses outside this program.  The School of Philosophy offers a doctoral degree in philosophy (many of the courses for which are taught in Chinese).  The following are the courses that are offered in the MA program.         

Course Types

Course Titles

Credits

Course Hours

 

 

 

 

 

 

Required Courses

Introduction to Chinese Language

4

72

Introduction to Chinese Society

3

36

Proseminar

2

36

Issues in Ancient Chinese Philosophy

2

36

Issues in Comparative Philosophy

2

36

Philosophical Ethics

2

36

Issues in Political Philosophy

2

36

 

 

 

 

Elective Courses

Issues in Song, Ming and Qing Philosophy

2

36

Issues in Epistemology

2

36

Issues in Philosophy of Religion

2

36

Issues in Philosophy of Science

2

36

Issues in Contemporary Chinese Philosophy

2

36

Issues in Comparative Political Philosophy

2

36

 

March 19th, 2017 Posted by | China, Chinese philosophy - 中國哲學 - 中国哲学, Comparative philosophy, Graduate study | no comments

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