Rel 97 (ASIA 97, PHIL 97) Intro to Buddhism: Love, Death and Freedom (4)

This course will introduce students to Buddhist practices, philosophical systems, and cultural forms, from Buddhism’s Indian origins to its spread in East Asia and Tibet. Students will explore how Buddhists have approached the problem of death, the possibility of freedom, and forms of social and individual love and concern.  Course materials include poetry, biographies, philosophical writings, art, and film.

Instructor: 
Annabella Pitkin
Availability: 
Current
Fall
2015