Fall 2015: Tibetan Buddhist Philosophy - RELB 3408

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Fall 2015: Tibetan Buddhist Philosophy - RELB 3408


Wed. Aug 26, 2015 - Mon. Dec 7th, 2015 (15 weeks)
Every Monday, Wednesday from 2:00 PM to 3:15 PM


Gibson Hall 141

Instructor: John Campbell

Tibet possesses one of the great Buddhist philosophical traditions in the world. Tibetan Buddhist thinkers composed comprehensive and philosophically rigorous works on human growth according to classical Buddhism, works that surveyed ethics, meditation practice, the nature of personal identity, and enlightenment itself. In this seminar we will read and discuss famous Tibetan overviews of Buddhist philosophy. Pre-Requisites: One prior course in religion or philosophy recommended