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PHIL12-203: Buddhist Philosophy

Description

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.

Subject details

TypeUndergraduate
CodePHIL12-203
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Semesters offered
  • January 2021 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2021 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2022 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study areas
  • International Relations and Humanities
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2020: $4,340
  • Commencing in 2021: $4,390

Learning outcomes

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.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?

Nil

Restrictions: ?

Nil

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens10/11/2019
Semester start13/01/2020
Subject start13/01/2020
Cancellation 1?27/01/2020
Cancellation 2?03/02/2020
Last enrolment26/01/2020
Withdraw – Financial?08/02/2020
Withdraw – Academic?29/02/2020
Teaching census?07/02/2020