Unformatted text preview: 2. Compare the uses of the term “Way” ( dao or tao ) in the Doctrine of the Mean (or the Great Learning ), the Daode jing , and the Platform Sutra . What role does it play in the philosophical-religious framework of each? 3. Compare the roles of the Noble Man in the Doctrine of the Mean and the Amitabha Buddha in Pure Land Buddhism. What kind of a person (or being) is each, what are the values that he represents, and what does he do? Please submit your paper on Turnitin by 11:00 a.m. Monday, October 4 th . Please note that this assignment will not involve drafts. You will be graded on what you submit on the 4 th ....
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- Fall '11
- Buddhism, Chinese philosophy, Tao, Pure Land Buddhism, Amitābha