課程資訊
課程名稱
西洋文明史資料選讀
Readings in the History of Western Civilization 
開課學期
104-2 
授課對象
文學院  歷史學研究所  
授課教師
王世宗 
課號
Hist7172 
課程識別碼
123 M6620 
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學分
全/半年
半年 
必/選修
選修 
上課時間
星期三3,4,5(10:20~13:10) 
上課地點
博雅303 
備註
限碩士班以上
總人數上限:25人 
Ceiba 課程網頁
http://ceiba.ntu.edu.tw/1042Hist7172_wcsm 
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課程概述

本課程為歷史研究所碩士班開設,並開放博士班學生修習,研討西洋文明史上重要的文獻資料。全程一學期十八週,每週三小時(三學分),除了第一週的導論與最後一週的結論外,每週閱讀一篇英文資料並進行討論。選讀資料將於開學時印發。選課學生須具良好的英文閱讀能力,並熟悉西方文化史發展大況,且於課前對於各主題人物思想的基本背景加以瞭解,方能配合課上的討論。每位選課學生必須選擇二至三篇文章(視選課人數而定)作為其上課時所負責的重點報告與概念說明之課題,但所有學生均應閱讀全部的指定資料並參與討論。修習者須於期末繳交一份研究報告,其主題必須出自本課程的閱讀範圍,相關規定將於課上說明。本課程另有期末測驗。 

課程目標
成績評量
1. 上課報告與討論表現20
2. 學期研究報告40
3. 期末測驗40
*缺課以校規論處
 
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參考書目
1. P. M. Rogers ed., Aspects of Western Civilization: Problems and Sources in History, Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Prentice Hall, 1997.
2. Milton Viorst ed., The Great Documents of Western Civilization, Philadelphia: Chilton Book Co., 1967.
3. L. F. Schaefer et al. eds., Problems in Western Civilization, New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1968.
4. Patrick Gardiner ed., Theories of History, New York: The Free Press, 1959.
5. D. V. Ghent and J. S. Brown eds., Continental Literature: An Anthology, 2 vols., Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1968.
6. Maynard Mack et al. eds., The Norton Anthology of World Masterpieces, New York:W. W. Norton, 1997.
7. Robert Warnock and G. K. Anderson eds., The World in Literature, Glenview, Ill.: Scott, Foresman, & Co., 1967
8. Brian Wilkie and James Hurt eds., Literature of the Western World, 2 vols., Upper Saddle River, N. J.: Prentice-Hall, 2001.
9. L. H. Nelson ed., A Global Perspective: Source Readings from World Civilizations, 2 vols., San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1989.
10. Walter Kaufmann et al. eds., Philosophic Classics: From Plato to Nietzsche, Englewood Cliffs, N. J.: Prentice-Hall, 1994.
11. F. L. Baumer ed., Main Currents Western Thought: Readings in Western European Intellectual History form the Middle Ages to the Present, New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1978.
12. J. L. Beatty and O. A. Johnson eds., Heritage of Western Civilization: Selected Readings, Englewood Cliffs, N. J.: Prentice-Hall, 1971.
13. S. M. A. Cahn ed., Exploring Philosophy: An Introductory Anthology, New York: Oxford University Press, 2000.
14. J. L. Cantazaro ed., Readings in the Western Intellectual Tradition, Berkeley, Calif.: McCutchan, 1968.
15. D. S. Gochberg et al. eds., World Literature and Thought, 3 vols., Fort Worth, T. X.: Harcourt, 1997-2001.
16. D. R. Kelly, The Descent of Ideas: The History of Intellectual History, Burlington, V. T.: Ashgate, 2002.
17. 王世宗,《古代文明的開展——文化絕對價值的尋求》,台北:三民書局,2004年。
18. 王世宗,《現代世界的形成——文明終極意義的探求》,台北:三民書局,2008年。
 
指定閱讀
每週課題與選讀文章
1. 導論:人類文明的歷程及其意義
2. 上古西方文明的呈現(i. The Epic of Gilgamesh; ii. The Code of Hammurabi; iii. The Book of the Dead)
3. 古典文明精神(i. Thucydides, The Funeral Oration of Pericles; ii. Plato, The Trial of Socrates; iii. Plato, Allegory of the Cave)
4. 基督教信仰(i. Jesus’ Teachings; ii. The Work of Paul; iii. Tertullian, A Christian Defense)
5. 拜占庭的文化政策(i. Eusebius, The Threat of Arianism; ii. Eusebius, The Nicene Creed; iii. The Second Council of Nicaea)
6. 中古的人生觀(i. The Rule of St. Benedict; ii. John of Salisbury, The Responsibilities of Kinship; iii. Niccolò Machiavelli, Precepts of Power)
7. 文藝復興的人文主義(i. Petrarch, The Labours of a Humanist; ii. Leonardo Bruni, A Humanist Education; iii. P. D. Mirandola, Oration on the Dignity of Man)
8. 宗教改革的主張(i. Martin Luther, Salvation through Faith Alone; ii. Martin Luther, The Ninety-Five Theses; iii. Martin Luther, On Christian Liberty; iv. John Calvin, Institutes of the Christian Religion)
9. 科學革命的理念(i. Francis Bacon, Novum Organum; ii. Francis Bacon, The Advancement of Learning; iii. René Descartes, Discourse on Method)
10. 啟蒙運動的思想(i. John Locke, An Essay concerning Human Understanding; ii. Montesquieu, The Spirit of the Laws; iii. Immanuel Kant, What is Enlightenment)
11. 啟蒙運動與現代化(i. Condorcet, The Progress of the Human Mind; ii. Cesare Beccaria, On Crimes and Punishment; iii. Adam Smith, The Wealth of Nations)
12. 法國大革命的追求(i. John Locke, Second Treatise of Civil Government; ii. J. J. Rousseau, The Social Contract; iii. The Declaration of the Rights of Man)
13. 革命的挑戰與反省(i. Edmund Burke, Reflections on the Revolution in France; ii. J. S. Mill, On Liberty)
14. 社會主義的方案(i. K. Marx & F. Engels, The Communist Manifesto; ii. Eduard Bernstein, Evolutionary Socialism; iii. V. I. Lenin, Transition from Capitalism to Communism)
15. 進化論與西方文明的推展(i. A. R. Wallace, On the Tendency of Varieties to Depart Indefinitely from the Original Type; ii. Charles Darwin, Natural Selection as Affecting Civilized Nations; iii. Herbert Spencer, Poor Laws)
16. 現代文明的困境(i. Sigmund Freud, Civilization and Its Discontents; ii. Max Planck, Where is Science Going?)
17. 歷史的終結與終極的歷史(Immanuel Kant, Idea of a Universal History from a Cosmopolitan Point of View)
18. 結論:西方文化與世界文明的出路

 
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