Courses & Units

Buddhism, Ethics and Nonviolence HPA297

Hobart, Launceston

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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, Law and Education
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

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic

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On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 16/7/2018 10/8/2018 3/9/2018 21/10/2018

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2017: $793.00 2017: $1,561.00 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

Co-requisites

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

On campus:

Tutorial participation (15%); weekly MyLO quizzes (15%); 1500-word essay (35%), 1500-word take-home exam (35%)

Off campus:

MyLO discussion participation (15%); weekly MyLO quizzes (15%); 1500-word essay (35%), 1500-word take-home exam (35%)

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Textbooks

Required

TBA

Recommended

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