May 31, 2020  
Rensselaer Catalog 2008-2009 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2008-2009 [Archived Catalog]

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PHIL 4570 - Buddhism


A study of the conditions of human suffering and human perfection according to Buddhism. The course ranges from the original teaching of Buddha to the development of Buddhism throughout Asia, including China, Tibet, and Japan. Buddhist, Chinese, and Western views of the nature of causation, freedom, existence, and human nature are compared.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite: one course in philosophy or senior standing.

When Offered: Spring term annually .



Credit Hours: 4



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