PHIL 230 - Introduction to Buddhism
Fall 2022, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Philosophy (PHIL)
Department: LSA Philosophy
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Details

Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
HU
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Description

Over the course of its long history, Buddhism has been the most influential and widely practiced religion in Asia. Beginning in India 2500 years ago, it eventually spread to China, Korea, Japan, Tibet, and Mongolia, and to Sri Lanka and throughout Southeast Asia. More recently it has spread to Europe, the Americas, and Australia. This course is an introduction to the major themes in Buddhist thought and practice. Beginning with the teachings associated with the historical Buddha, the course will go on to consider the development of the tradition over its long history in India. All readings for the course will be Buddhist texts in translation.

Intended Audience:

Open to all students from all schools and colleges. No previous knowledge of Buddhism is required.

Class Format:

Two 90-minute lectures in addition to 1-hour discussion section weekly

Schedule

PHIL 230 - Introduction to Buddhism
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 In Person
26861
Open
291
 
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TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
002 (DIS)
 In Person
26863
Open
11
 
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F 9:00AM - 10:00AM
003 (DIS)
 In Person
26865
Open
2
 
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F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
004 (DIS)
 In Person
26867
Closed
0
 
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F 12:00PM - 1:00PM
005 (DIS)
 In Person
26869
Open
19
 
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F 9:00AM - 10:00AM
006 (DIS)
 In Person
26871
Open
13
 
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F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
007 (DIS)
 In Person
26873
Open
2
 
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F 1:00PM - 2:00PM
008 (DIS)
 In Person
26875
Open
17
 
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F 12:00PM - 1:00PM
009 (DIS)
 In Person
26877
Open
10
 
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F 1:00PM - 2:00PM
010 (DIS)
 In Person
26879
Open
17
 
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F 3:00PM - 4:00PM
011 (DIS)
 In Person
26881
Open
19
 
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F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
012 (DIS)
 In Person
26883
Open
16
 
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F 12:00PM - 1:00PM
013 (DIS)
 In Person
33929
Open
16
 
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F 2:00PM - 3:00PM
014 (DIS)
 In Person
34167
Open
19
 
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F 12:00PM - 1:00PM
015 (DIS)
 In Person
34169
Open
19
 
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F 2:00PM - 3:00PM
016 (DIS)
 In Person
34171
Open
21
 
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F 3:00PM - 4:00PM
017 (DIS)
 In Person
34173
Open
24
 
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F 9:00AM - 10:00AM
018 (DIS)
 In Person
34175
Open
19
 
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F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
019 (DIS)
 In Person
34177
Open
23
 
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F 2:00PM - 3:00PM
020 (DIS)
 In Person
34179
Open
24
 
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F 3:00PM - 4:00PM

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