NEW334H1: Science of Wisdom: Buddhist and Western Traditions

Hours: 
36L

Provides a conceptual and practical exploration of several ancient wisdom traditions.  Buddhist approaches to self-actualization and wisdom will be compared to four Western sites of wisdom (i.e., Mesopotamia, ancient Greece, Christian monasticism, Renaissance). Includes guided experiential exercises for each of the wisdom traditions.

Recommended Preparation: 
Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Thought, Belief and Behaviour (2)