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PREREQUISITES

  • fall semester 2021 Debate II (BUD 554)

BUD 555

Collected Topics Debate III

Faculty: Alison McKee

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:

  • fall semester 2021 Debate II (BUD553)

REQUIRED TEXTS:

  • None.

DATES & TIMES: 

Tuesdays 18 1 月, 2022 - 29 3 月, 2022, 7:00am-8:30am 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.

Alison McKee

FACULTY

Alison McKee has been attending Nitartha Institute since 2010 and was authorized as a member of the faculty in 2019. She has been a student of Ponlop Rinpoche since 2012. Her passion is in teaching debate as a way to joyfully and playfully examine and deconstruct one’s habitual concepts. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area and works as a library administrator.

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