An introduction to the central teachings of Buddhism is provided in this subject. It will consider such fundamental Buddhist concepts as suffering and its cessation, enlightenment, rebirth, nirvana, along with the practice of meditation. The traditions of Zen, Mahayana and Theravada Buddhism will each receive some consideration.
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1. Demonstrate an understanding of Buddhist traditions in their historical, cultural, religious and philosophical aspects.
2. Think philosophically about core principles of Buddhist Philosophy.
3. Clearly communicate ideas and practices of Buddhist traditions.
4. Discuss philosophical and religious ideas in a respectful, informed, critical and cooperative manner.
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