NEW214Y1: Socially Engaged Buddhism

Hours: 
48L

Comprehensively surveys Engaged Buddhism, which applies traditional Buddhist spiritual, ethical, and social teachings to improve society, focusing on contemporary movements in Vietnam, Tibet, China & Taiwan, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and India.  Applies Buddhist ethics to a range of issues of contemporary concern.

Exclusion: 
Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)