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PHIL12-203: Buddhist Philosophy

Description

This subject introduces you to central teachings of Buddhism. It examines fundamental Buddhist concepts such as suffering and its cessation, enlightenment, rebirth, nirvana, and the practice of meditation.  In Buddhist Philosophy, you will also explore the traditions of Zen, Mahayana and Theravada Buddhism.

Subject details

TypeUndergraduate
CodePHIL12-203
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Semesters offered
  • September 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2023 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2023 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study areas
  • International Relations and Humanities
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2022: $3,950
  • Commencing in 2023: $4,050

Learning outcomes

1. Identify, analyse, evaluate and communicate broad and coherent theoretical knowledge of Buddhist philosophy, culture and history. 2. Independently and in teams, generate and transmit solutions to unpredictable and sometimes complex problems related to Buddhist philosophy, culture and history. 3. Apply knowledge of Buddhist philosophy to professional work and/or further learning, demonstrating well-developed judgement and responsibility.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?

Nil

Restrictions: ?

Nil

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens14/11/2021
Semester start17/01/2022
Subject start17/01/2022
Cancellation 1?31/01/2022
Cancellation 2?07/02/2022
Last enrolment30/01/2022
Withdraw – Financial?12/02/2022
Withdraw – Academic?05/03/2022
Teaching census?11/02/2022