Professor Collins’ Second Lecture: “The Sociology of Wisdom: Supererogation in Morality and Society”Return to Announcements

By Chris Lundry on May 8th, 2017

Wisdom in Buddhism is more than just a word for Enlightenment. We need a wider comparative study of wisdom Literature. Supererogation — going beyond the call of duty — can be used as a sociological as well as moral concept.

Professor Collins’ lecture can be seen embedded below and can be viewed here.

Professor Collins is a Distinguished Visiting Professor in Buddhist Studies at Arizona State University and the Chester D. Tripp Professor inHumanities at the University of Chicago.