Buddhist Philosophy in India

REL-R 552 — Fall 2022

Alexus McLeod
Days and Times
TR 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM
Course Description

This course surveys the historical development of Buddhist philosophy in India. We will begin by briefly reviewing some of the basic contours of early Indian Buddhist philosophical reflection. Following this review, we will read and discuss several texts by thinkers of seminal importance to Buddhist tradition, focusing on how these thinkers posed and attempted to answer questions regarding the self, reality, reasoning, knowledge, belief, conduct, and liberation.