Spring 2015

Buddhist Ethics

Listed in: Asian Languages and Civilizations, as ASLC-352  |  Religion, as RELI-352

Formerly listed as: ASLC-58  |  RELI-27

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Maria R. Heim (Section 01)


(Offered as RELI 352 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.

Spring semester.  Professor M. Heim.

Cost: 0 ?


Foreign culture taught in English


2014-15: Offered in Spring 2015
Other years: Offered in Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Fall 2012