BPM381H1: Buddhist Perspectives on Current Social Issues

Hours

36L

Explores teachings and principles in Buddhist canonical sources and considers their application to a wide range of social, political, and environmental crises we are facing today, including climate justice, systemic racism, burnout and mental health. We explore how Buddhist teachings are applied and adapted across different sectors of society including healthcare, education and business.

Exclusion
NEW214Y1/ NEW336H1 (Special Topics in Buddhism, Psychology and Mental Health: Buddhist Perspectives on Current Social Issues), offered in Winter 2020 or Winter 2021/ BPM336H1 (Special Topics in Buddhism, Psychology and Mental Health: Buddhist Perspectives on Current Social Issues), offered in Winter 2022
Distribution Requirements
Social Science
Breadth Requirements
Thought, Belief and Behaviour (2)
Mode of Delivery
In Class