Undergraduate Courses

840:423 SEMINAR IN BUDDHISM (3)

Basic knowledge of Buddhism and looks into the psychological aspect of Buddhism.  There are tow primary objectives:  to be familiar with the psychological implications of central Buddhist teachings—dependent origination, not-self/no-self, and emptiness—as they are discussed within key Indian Buddhist texts and to examine critically modern scholars’ attempt to interpret and/or appropriate them via modern psychology, especially psychoanalysis.