Foundational Tenets and Practices of Buddhism
College: Emmanuel College
Instructor 1: Shiu, Henry C.H.
Course Code: 
EMT1631HF
Semester: 
First Semester
Section: 
6101
Online: 
Yes
Credits: 
One Credit
Location: 
Online - Asynchronous
Description: 

This course surveys the diverse ideals, practices, and traditions of Buddhism in its formative period in India. By reading primary and secondary sources central to Buddhism, we will examine key concepts, doctrines, and practices in the Theravada, Mahayana, and Tantric traditions. Having acquired a solid understanding of the history and doctrine of Buddhism, students will learn to apply these understandings to critically analyze contemporary issues from a Buddhist perspective.

Pre-Requisites Currently Offered Next Scheduled Previously Offered Scheduling Information
Fall 2020
Fall 2021
Fall 2019
Hours per Week: 
2
Schedule: 
Thu
Minimum: 
10
Maximum: 
30
Enrolment Notes: 
Students who have taken EMT2631H should not enrol in this course.
Additional Notes: 
Note: This course was previously offered at the 2000 level under course code number EMT2631H
Teaching Method: 
Lectures
Readings
Means of Evaluation: 
Class Participation
Research Paper
Short Paper
Other