PHIL 230 - Introduction to Buddhism
Fall 2016, Section 001
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Subject: Philosophy (PHIL)
Department: LSA Philosophy
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Details

Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
HU
Other:
WorldLit
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 and the Americas.

This course is an introduction to the major themes in Buddhist thought and practice. Beginning with the early teachings associated with the historical Buddha, the course will go on to consider the development of the tradition across Asia. The readings for the course will consist entirely of Buddhist texts in translation.

Course Requirements:

  • Attendance at lecture and participation in discussion section (25%)
  • Four two-page papers (25%)
  • Midterm examination (25%)
  • Final examination (25%)

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Schedule

PHIL 230 - Introduction to Buddhism
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001 (LEC)
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TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
002 (DIS)
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14925
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F 9:00AM - 10:00AM
003 (DIS)
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14927
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F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
004 (DIS)
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14929
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F 12:00PM - 1:00PM
005 (DIS)
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14931
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F 9:00AM - 10:00AM
006 (DIS)
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14933
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F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
007 (DIS)
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21274
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F 12:00PM - 1:00PM
009 (DIS)
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22835
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F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
010 (DIS)
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23186
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F 12:00PM - 1:00PM
012 (DIS)
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23191
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F 2:00PM - 3:00PM
014 (DIS)
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24847
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F 1:00PM - 2:00PM
015 (DIS)
 In Person
24849
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F 2:00PM - 3:00PM
016 (DIS)
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24851
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F 2:00PM - 3:00PM

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