“Essential Philosophy for Global Leaders” will begin on April 10. This class is designed as one of the Doctoral Program Liberal Arts for “Minor Course of Science and Technology for Global Leaders”. The class is open to all master’s & doctoral students who want to be active in the international community no matter which major/minor course they belong to. The lecture will be conducted in English.
Theme & Objective
– Human inquiry, scientific inquiry, and the PhD (Philosophiae Doctor)
– Self critique and social critique
– Existence vs. living
– Virtuality vs. reality
– Philosophic rigor and public role
– To recognize philosophy as scientifically meaningful and socially useful
– To counterbalance the old and new in our understanding of philosophy
– To reflect on the general and technical roles of philosophy
– To integrate philosophy in your discipline
– To educe personal philosophy and leadership
– (optional) To meet a philosopher
Message to Students
Welcome to Essential PHILOSOPHY!
This course is a millennias-of-philosophy thumbnail designed to equip students with skills that are essential to intellectual thought. Non-philosophical audiences, from fishermen to astrophysicists, struggle with cruxes that philosophers in a particular canonical field work on. Philosophic insights are inseparable from human existence and its applications are numerous, wheather in design, programming, communications, toxicology, policy etc.
Classes will consist of short and clear lectures combined with interactive activities and lively debates.
This course will be conducted in the simplest possible English.
|Essential Philosophy for Global Leaders [18S1013]|
|Number of Credits|
|RAVENOR-YAMAMOTO, Roxanna (Project Lecturer of Ochanomizu University)|
Undergraduate students can also attend.
|Graduate School of Humanities & Sciences Building R408|
|Date & Time|
|Tuesday, Period 5-6 (13:20-14:50)
April 10, 17, 24
May 8, 15, 22, 29
June 5, 12, 19, 26
July 3, 10, 17, 24
|Students willing to fulfill the optional objective are encouraged to dedicate as little/much time they wish to search for a philosopher that they can meet before the end of the last course.|
Plato. (any edition). The Republic
Schopenhauer, A. 1966. The World as Will and Representation
Registration Period: Mon., April 9 through Sat., April 21
If you cannot register during above period, please contact Academic Affairs Office in Student Affairs Building.
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