Buddhist Ethics


Survey of various Buddhist understandings of ethics, both classical and contemporary. How different Buddhist communities have responded to such ethical problems as the existence of evil, war, injustice, and suffering as well as contemporary Buddhist debates over abortion, ethnic fratricide, human rights, environmental problems, economic justice, and cloning.
Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • EI
  • W
  • CZ
Cross-Listed As
  • AMES 331S
  • ETHICS 321S
Typically Offered