September 23

Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Breakout – Sec 01 in Russell, Sec 02 in Downey, Sec 03 and 04 together online

Mengzian Moral Psychology and the "Good Nature"

Mengzi’s argument that we should understand our nature to be “good” is foundational to his moral psychology, but also easy to misunderstand. In this class we’ll closely examine the key passages from Mengzi relating to human nature and moral psychology, aiming to understand how his views of psychology, morality, and cultivation fit together.

Before Class

After Class