Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Japanese
Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School School of Letters
Lecture Code BB201002 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 仏教学概説
Subject Name
(Katakana)
ブッキョウガクガイセツ
Subject Name in
English
General Introduction of Buddhism
Instructor NEMOTO HIROSHI
Instructor
(Katakana)
ネモト ヒロシ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  Second Semester,  4Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (4T) Tues9-10,Fri5-6:LET B204
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
 
lecture: writing on the board 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 23 : Arts and Humanities
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Philosophy
Eligible Students
Keywords  
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Program
 
Criterion referenced
Evaluation
Philosophy and Thought
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Basic understanding of Philosophy and Thoughts (including Liberal Arts Education)
・Acquisition of basic knowledge about Philosophy and Thoughts

Secondary School Social Studies/Geography/History/Civic Education
(Abilities and Skills)
・To be able to collect, understand, analyze, and evaluate data and materials about studies related to social science.
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・To be able to summarize the outcome of research, studies, education practice and social activities, and to deliver presentations. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Introduction to Buddhist philosophy. We will examine the nature of human existence from the viewpoint of Buddhism that originated in India and was transmitted to Tibet, China, and other parts of Asia.  
Class Schedule lesson1: What is Buddhology?
lesson2: Early Buddhism
lesson3: Sectarian (Nikaya) Buddhism
lesson4: Development of Mahayana Buddhism
lesson5: Madhyamaka philosophy
lesson6: Yogācāra-Vijñānavāda philosophy
lesson7: Tathāgatagarbha theory
lesson8: Buddhist logic and epistemology
lesson9: Later Indian Buddhism
lesson10: Transmission of Buddhism to Tibet
lesson11: Rnying ma pa and Sa skya pa
lesson12: Bka' brgyud pa and Dge lugs pa
lesson13: Discussion (1)
lesson14: Discussion (2)
lesson15 
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
G. Nagao (ed.), Sekai no meicho 2: Daijo butten, Chuo-koron-sha. 
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
 
(More Details) mainly writing on the board 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
You are requested to have preparations and reviews. 
Requirements  
Grading Method examination result 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message  
Other   
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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