2017-2018 Catalog

RELS 260 Buddhist Thought From India to Japan

This course focuses on a variety of interests within Buddhist philosophy including views on time space and causality human understanding and knowledge the ideals of human life morality and ethics as well as overall worldview. The course provides instruction in the practice of reading Buddhist texts in translation from Indian Tibetan Chinese and Japanese originals. Lecture presentations discussions field trips and philosophical research projects are significant components of the course format.


4 units

Core Requirements Met

  • Pre-1800
  • Regional Focus