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HRPS 3016 : Psychological Aspects of Buddhism II 

Instructor(s): Kinst Units: 3.0
Time: Thursday 9:40AM – 12:30PMCourse Level: Intermediate
Classroom: JSC 130

Dialogues with Contemporary Western Psychology. This course will explore the interface of traditional Buddhist and contemporary Western psychological perspectives on the nature of human experience, the self, suffering and how it is addressed, as well as the relationship of self and other. Fundamental Buddhist teachings, including Abhidharma, Yogacara and Madhyamaka teachings, will be covered and writings of contemporary authors will be used to clarify points of contact, divergence, misunderstanding and mutual benefit.
No prerequisites are required.
Course format: Seminar, lecture/discussion.
Evaluation: Weekly 1-2 page paper or class presentation.
Auditors with faculty permission.

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