This course offers an in-depth exploration of the formative years of Korean culture and thought, shedding light on the origins of Korean identity and the influences that shaped it. Through a comprehensive study of Korean language, religion, and early written and spoken forms, participants will gain a profound understanding of the multifaceted nature of Korea's linguistic-cultural continuum.
Uncover the harmonious coexistence of Confucianism and Buddhism in Korea and their profound impact on the development of Korean philosophy. From the early indigenous thoughts to the introduction of these foreign cultures, participants will gain valuable insights into the unique evolution of Korean spirituality and intellectual landscape.
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This course comprises six modules that offer a comprehensive exploration of the formative years of Korean culture and thought. Participants will delve into the origins of Korean identity, language, and the coexistence of Confucianism and Buddhism in Korea, gaining valuable insights into the multifaceted nature of Korean philosophy.
Delve into the origins of Korean identity and explore the multifaceted nature of Korea's linguistic-cultural continuum.
Explore the evolution of Korean identity through the names attributed by others, shedding light on the changes in meaning and the united identity of different kingdoms.
Gain a deeper understanding of Korean language and thought, exploring the diachronic continuity of linguistic-cultural identity and the diverse spoken Korean from the past to the present.
Uncover the indigenous thoughts before the influence of foreign cultures, exploring the Dangun legend, Samguk Sagi, and the ethnic traditions that existed before the introduction of Confucianism and Buddhism.
Explore the introduction of Confucianism and Buddhism into Korea, examining their influence on the intellectual landscape and spirituality. Gain insights into the political and educational aspects of Confucianism and the impact of Buddhism in Korea.
Delve into the coexistence of Confucianism and Buddhism in Korean spirituality, gaining insights into the changes in the intellectual landscape and the influence of these foreign cultures on indigenous traditions.
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