2007 HPA297 Buddhism, Ethics and Nonviolence

Unit Level: Intermediate

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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See also   HPA397

SPECIAL NOTE: Tasmanian Buddhist Studies in India Exchange Program unit

OFFERINGS
Not Offered

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, with special attention also given to Ghandi`s philosophy of non-violence.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT: 2,000-word essay (40%), 3-hr exam (60%)

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

REQUISITE INFO
Prereq 25% level 100 philosophy or, where appropriate, 1st-year course in any discipline
M.Excl HPA229/329 Buddhism, Satyagraha and Nonviolence

STAFF: Dr Sonam Thakchoe

FEES
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