Sep 24, 2021  
Catalog 2021-2022 
  
Catalog 2021-2022
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PR 326 - Tibetan Buddhism (NA)


Credits: 4
A study of selected classical and contemporary Tibetan thinkers who see philosophy as intertwined with religious praxis. The course focuses on the Vajrayana form of Mahayana Buddhism that is one central element in the culture of Tibet, as well as its Mahayana Buddhist background in India. Emphasis is on the central ideas of wisdom, compassion, emptiness, dependent arising, and the two truths in such thinkers as the Prajhaparamita, Nagarjuna, Candrakirti, and the Dalai Lama.
Prerequisites: one course in philosophy or religion or permission of instructor.
Note(s): Offered in alternate years. (Designated a non-Western culture course.)
J. Smith



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