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This is an examination of the development of psychological theories in the abhidarma, Yogacara and tathagatagarbha systems of thought, particularly through the reading of primary sources in translation. Where appropriate, comparison with Western psychological theories will also be considered. May be repeated for credit when different primary texts are being studied. Prerequisites: familiarity with Buddhist history, teachings and terminology. Auditors with Faculty Permission

HRPS 3015 : Psychological Aspects of Buddhism I: Foundations in Buddhist Psychological Thought