Spring 2017

Buddhist Ethics

Listed in: Asian Languages and Civilizations, as ASLC-352  |  Religion, as RELI-352

Formerly listed as: ASLC-58  |  RELI-27


Elizabeth J. Angowski (Section 01)


(Offered as RELI 352 and ASLC 352.) A systematic exploration of the place of ethics and moral reasoning in Buddhist thought and practice. The scope of the course is wide, with examples drawn from the whole Buddhist world, but emphasis is on the particularity of different Buddhist visions of the ideal human life. Attention is given to the problems of the proper description of Buddhist ethics in a comparative perspective.

Spring semester. Visiting Lecturer Angowski.


Attention to Issues of Class, Attention to Issues of Gender and Sexuality, Attention to Issues of Race, Attention to Research, Transnational or World Cultures Taught in English


2022-23: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Fall 2012, Spring 2015, Spring 2017, Fall 2020, Fall 2021