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PHIL 4448 Buddhist Thought and Practice (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

We explore aspects of early, Southeast Asian, and East Asian traditions of Buddhism, focusing on ways that Buddhist philosophy informs and is informed by practices of meditation, phenomenological investigation, ritual and ethics. Students will be instructed in mindfulness exercises (cultivating fuller awareness of things) to inform our studies. Weekly writing, active discussion, two short papers, one longer paper.


Instructor(s): John Makransky

Prerequisites: For undergrads, at least one prior course in philosophy or theology is required, and a B+ or higher average in prior humanities (non-science) courses.

Cross listed with: TMCE7110 THEO3548

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Last Updated: 19-Dec-16