HDS 3576

Buddhist Ethics

Charles Hallisey


A systematic exploration of Buddhist views of moral anthropology and the place of moral reflection in Buddhist thought and practice. The scope of the course is wide, with examples drawn from the whole Buddhist world, but the emphasis will be given to the particularity of different Buddhist visions of human flourishing. Attention will also be given to the challenges and promises of describing Buddhist ethics in a comparative perspective.

Enrollment Limited: No
Open to BTI Students: Yes
Jointly offered as Religion 1722


0.50 credits
Expected to be offered Fall 2014
Wed 2pm-4pm
Course location to be announced.

Relationship to Program Requirements

Program Requirement Area / Category / Art / Designation
MTS Area(s) of Focus
  • Buddhist Studies
  • South Asian Religious Traditions
MDiv Distribution Category/ies
  • Buddhist Studies
  • South Asian Religions
MDiv Art(s) of Ministry
  • Religious Education and Spiritual Development
Language Course Designation(s) None