Five College Consortium

Intro to Buddhist Ethics

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2019
Subject Name: 
Religion
Course Number: 
267
Institution: 
Mount Holyoke College
This is an introduction to contemporary and classical Buddhist ethical ideals. Working with primary and secondary sources, we will ask the following questions: Is the universe moral? What are Buddhist ethical ideals and who embodies these? How do contemporary Buddhists interpret classical ethical ideals? What moral dilemmas do Buddhists face today? How do Buddhists grapple with moral ambiguity? We will consider the perspectives of Buddhists from different cultures including India, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam, Japan, and the United States.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Crosslisted Section ID: 
106280,106766
https://wadv1.mtholyoke.edu/wadvg/mhc?TYPE=P&PID=ST-XWSTS12A
Schedule #: 
106280

Course Sections

Intro to Buddhist Ethics
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Susanne Mrozik smrozik@mtholyoke.edu MW 02:55PM-04:10PM Skinner Hall 216