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.
|Unit name||Buddhist Philosophy|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
|Discipline||Philosophy and Gender Studies|
Dr. Sonam Thakchoe
Dr. S Thakchoe
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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25 points at introductory level in any discipline in any faculty
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
HPA265, HPA365, HMA240, HMA340
On-campus: 2 hrs lectures weekly, 1-hr tutorial fortnightly (13 weeks)
Off-campus: web-based delivery (13 weeks)
Tutorial participation (15%); weekly MyLO quizzes (15%); 2000-word essay (35%), 2000-word take-home exam (35%)
MyLO discussion participation (15%); weekly MyLO quizzes (15%); 2000-word essay (35%), 2000-word take-home exam (35%)
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