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Buddhism, Ethics and Nonviolence

Enrolment code: HPA297/397

Offered: Hobart: semester 1

Special note: Tasmania Buddhist Studies in India Exchange Program course

Unit description:

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.

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Unit weight 12.5% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern 2 hrs lectures weekly, 1-hr tutorial fortnightly (13 wks) Timetable
Prerequisites 25% level 100 philosophy or, where appropriate, 1st-year course in any discipline  
Mutual exclusions HPA229/329 Buddhism, Satyagraha and Nonviolence  
Assessment mode 3,000-word essay (40%), 2-hr exam (50%), tutorial participation (10%) Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
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Majors: [Discipline and school information] Philosophy
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Courses Bachelor of Arts (See also combined degrees)  
Faculty website Faculty of Arts  
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