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PREREQUISITES

  • Clear Thinking (BUD502)

BUD 553

Collected Topics Debate I

Faculty: Francis Sullivan

This course offers a methodical training in elementary debate skills on the basis of the Clear Thinking course. Students train in formulating reasonings with correct and seeming reasons and utilize them in debate by learning how to challenge the first mode. The debate content consists of the classification of objects in terms of entity from Collected Topics.

PREREQUISITE:

  • Clear Thinking (BUD502)

REQUIRED TEXTS:

  • None.

DATES & TIMES:

Sundays, January 16, 2022 - April 3, 2022, 7:30am-9:00am - Pacific Time

COST:

$200

Nitartha’s Payment Plan and Financial Assistance (PPFA) program is funded by fellow students to support those who would not be able to attend the Institute’s courses without this assistance. To request aid, please fill out the PPFA application before you register for the course.

LEARN WITH OUR RENOWNED FACULTY

Buddhist teacher, Dr. Francis Sullivan teaching at Nitartha Institute.

Francis Sullivan

FACULTY

Francis Sullivan has been a practitioner and a student of Tibetan Buddhism since the early 1980s. He began his studies at Nitartha Institute in 2008 and in 2019 was made a fully authorized faculty member for the Shedra program. Francis holds a PhD in Biochemistry and lives and teaches in Boulder Colorado.

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