In Praise of Sage-Kings

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This Lecture: Focus now on China and the ideas of its first philosopher, Confucius. What was life like during the "age of Confucius"? What are the key ideas and lessons to take away from the Analects, which collect his various sayings? How does Confucianism work for a society? A family? An individual? The Course: Discover an often-overlooked, but equally important, side of human philosophy with Great Minds of the Eastern Intellectual Tradition - a comprehensive survey of the East's most influential thinkers. In 36 lectures, award-winning Professor Grant Hardy introduces you to the people responsible for molding Asian philosophy and for giving birth to a wide variety of spiritual and ideological systems. All Lectures: 1. Life's Great Questions - Asian Perspectives 2. The Vedas and Upanishads - The Beginning 3. Mahavira and Jainism - Extreme Nonviolence 4. The Buddha - The Middle Way 5. The Bhagavad Gita - The Way of Action 6. Confucius - In Praise of Sage-Kings 7. Laozi and Daoism - The Way of Nature 8. The Hundred Schools of Pre-imperial China 9. Mencius and Xunzi - Confucius's Successors 10. Sunzi and Han Feizi - Strategy and Legalism 11. Zarathustra and Mani - Dualistic Religion 12. Kautilya and Ashoka - Buddhism and Empire 13. Ishvarakrishna and Patanjali - Yoga 14. Nagarjuna and Vasubandhu - Buddhist Theories 15. Sima Qian and Ban Zhao - History and Women 16. Dong Zhongshu and Ge Hong - Eclecticism 17. Xuanzang and Chinese Buddhism 18. Prince Shotoku, Lady Murasaki, Sei Shonagon 19. Saicho to Nichiren - Japanese Buddhism 20. Shankara, Ramanuja, Madhva - Hindu Vedanta 21. Al-Biruni - Islam in India 22. Nanak and Sirhindi - Sikhism and Sufism 23. Han Yu to Zhu Xi - Neo-Confucianism 24. Wang Yangming - The Study of Heart-Mind 25. Dogen and Hakuin - Zen Buddhism 26. Zeami and Sen no Rikyu - Japanese Aesthetics 27. Wonhyo to King Sejong - Korean Philosophy 28. Padmasambhava to Tsongkhapa - Tibetan Ideas 29. Science and Technology in Premodern Asia 30. Muhammad Iqbal and Rabindranath Tagore 31. Mohandas Gandhi - Satyagraha, or Soul-Force 32. Fukuzawa Yukichi and Han Yongun 33. Kang Youwei and Hu Shi 34. Sun Yat-sen and Mao Zedong 35. Modern Legacies 36. East and West
Publisher: [United States] : The Great Courses, 2011.
Edition: Unabridged.
Branch Call Number: eAudiobook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (30 min.)) : digital.
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Additional Contributors: Hardy, Grant
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