Courses & Units

Buddhism, Ethics and Nonviolence HPA297

Introduction

Examines the nature and philosophical foundations of Buddhist ethical practice. Particular emphasis is given to the theory of nonviolence as developed in the classical Buddhist tradition as well as its development in other traditions, and a range of other issues, with special attention also given to Ghandi`s philosophy of non-violence.

Summary

Unit name Buddhism, Ethics and Nonviolence
Unit code HPA297
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts and Law
School of Humanities
Discipline Philosophy and Gender Studies
Coordinator

Dr Sonam Thakchoe

Teaching staff

Dr Sonam Thakchoe

Level Intermediate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

Note

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 091701

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Prerequisites

25 points at introductory level in any discipline in any faculty

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

HPA229, HPA329

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

On Campus: 2 hrs lectures weekly, 1-hr tutorial fortnightly (13 wks)

Off Campus: web-based delivery (13 wks)

Assessment

3,000-word essay (60%), 2,000 word take-home exam (40%)

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Textbooks

Required

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