Lecture on cultural and liberal education (No.286)
Lecture: The Analysis of the Seal of Virtue Complete of Chuang Tzu——Morality and Beauty
Lecture| June 15, 2017 (Thursday) 7:00 pm| 1st floor of library in Panyu campus
Speaker: Chen Yi, the 2nd Class Professor of Southeast University
Sponsor: The cultural and liberal education office of Publicity Department of Party Committee
ABOUT CHEN YI
Chen Yi is the 2nd class professor of Southeast University. She got her bachelor degree in power distribution industry from Huazhong College of Technology (now it’s called as Huazhong University of Science and Technology) in 1967 and master degree in 1982 from Department of power of Nanjing Institute of Technology (now it’s called as Southeast University) where she stayed as a teacher after graduation. She went to Missouri - Lola University as a visiting scholar in 1987. He served as deputy director of Department of Electrical Engineering, director of the Office of Academic Affairs, director of higher education in Southeast University. At the same time, she serves as the editor of Chinese University Teaching, the member of National College Students Cultural Quality Education Steering Committee of Higher Education Division in Ministry of Education, Deputy Secretary-General of University Cultural Research and Development Center, and director of teaching management research Jiangsu Province. She published dozens of academic papers such as Power System Analysis, Basic Course of Electrical and Electronic Science, Cultural Reading of Southeast University, the Reading of the Analects of Confucius, Intensive Reading of the Inner Chapters of Chuang Tuz and so on. She is committed to cultural quality education, especially the learning, research and publicity of Chinese traditional culture. She offers courses such as Chuang Tuz, Laozi and the Analects of Confucius in Tsinghua University, Peking University, Hunan University, Harbin Engineering University, Nanjing Audit Institute and Macao University of Science and Technology School etc.
With unrestrained literary style, grandeur images, strange and rich imagination and fantastic aesthetic mood, Chuang Tzu's words give people extraordinary and noble feelings. As the famous work of Chuang Tzu, the Seal of Virtue Complete discusses people’s spirit world. It describes a group of people who are not good-looking and even physical disabled, but why Chuang Tzu thinks they are beautiful? In this lecture, prof. Chen will deeply interpret the Seal of Virtue Complete and Chuang Tzu’s moral value.
(This lecture is used for Jinan University as public elective courses and open academic activities)
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