2019-2020 Catalog

RELS 365 Buddhist Ethics

A study of moral/ethical thinking in the history of Buddhism. Through a close reading of selected Buddhist texts from India Tibet and China we will examine Buddhist theories of character development and virtue the ideals of human enlightenment towards which Buddhists aspire and the practices or disciplines thought adequate to this aspiration.


4 units

Core Requirements Met

  • Pre-1800
  • Regional Focus