Listed in: Asian Languages and Civilizations, as ASLC-352 | Religion, as RELI-352
Formerly listed as: ASLC-58 | RELI-27
Maria R. Heim (Section 01)
(Offered as RELI 252 and ASLC 352.) A systematic exploration of the place of ethics and moral reasoning in Buddhist thought and practice. The scope of the course is wide, with examples drawn from the whole Buddhist world, but emphasis is on the particularity of different Buddhist visions of the ideal human life. Attention is given to the problems of the proper description of Buddhist ethics in a comparative perspective.
Fall semester. Professor M. Heim.