Courses & Units

Buddhist Philosophy HPA319

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Introduction

Introduces students to the principal traditions of Buddhist philosophy. The unit begins with an examination of the discourses of the Buddha in the Pali tradition and an examination of the common core of all Buddhist philosophical schools. It then studies the Mahayana tradition, with attention both to Buddhist analyses of the nature of phenomena and to Buddhist moral theory.

Summary

Unit name Buddhist Philosophy
Unit code HPA319
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Discipline Philosophy and Gender Studies
Coordinator

Teaching staff

Dr S Thakchoe

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

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

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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 Field of Education
1 091701

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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:

HPA265, HPA365, HMA240, HMA340

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

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

external:web-based delivery (13 wks)

Assessment

On campus:

Tutorial participation (15%); weekly MyLO quizzes (15%); 2000-word essay (35%), 2000-word take-home exam (35%)

Off campus:

MyLO discussion participation (15%); weekly MyLO quizzes (15%); 2000-word essay (35%), 2000-word take-home exam (35%)

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Textbooks

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