If you took debate during 2022 spring semester
please contact Elena, our registrar at
eweiss@nitarthainstitute.org to register

PREREQUISITES

  • For the 2022 spring semester debate students

BUD 554-555

Collected Topics Debate II-III

Faculty: Francis Sullivan

This course trains in enhancing debate skills on the basis of the skills acquired in the Collected Topics Debate I and II courses. This includes bringing absurd consequences into debate as a technique and mastering the shorter form of formulating reasoning and modes challenge. The debate content consists of classification of objects in terms of entity, the methods that lead to cognition of objects, classification of things in terms of function and classification of objects the way they are taken as objects.

PREREQUISITE:

  • 2022 spring semester students

REQUIRED TEXTS:

  • None.

DATES & TIMES: 

Sundays, beginning 25 9 月, 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 Tibetan language teacher, Dr. Gerry Wiener teaching at Nitartha Institute.

Dr. 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.