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EAST 552 The Yijing (Book of Changes) (3 credits)

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Offered by: East Asian Studies (Faculty of Arts)


Asian Language & Literature : In-depth examination of the Yijing, known in the West as the Book of Changes. The course will combine a close reading of this pivotal text and its numerous commentaries with a social and cultural analysis of the diverse functions it fulfilled through Chinese history - philosophical, political, religious, aesthetic and cosmological.

Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • Prerequisite: Any 300-level or above EAST course or permission of instructor.

  • Note: No prior knowledge of Chinese required.