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Buddhism, ethics, and society : the conflicts and dilemmas of our times

Author: Padmasiri De Silva
Publisher: Clayton, Vic. : Monash Asia Institute, ©2002.
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Emphasizing cross-cultural understanding, de Silva explains the Buddhist approach to contemporary ethical questions concerning social progress, order, human nature, tragedy, violence, suicide, human  Read more...

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De Silva, Padmasiri, 1933-
Buddhism, ethics, and society.
Clayton, Vic. : Monash Asia Institute, ©2002
(OCoLC)605978805
Online version:
De Silva, Padmasiri, 1933-
Buddhism, ethics, and society.
Clayton, Vic. : Monash Asia Institute, ©2002
(OCoLC)606812729
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Padmasiri De Silva
ISBN: 187692408X 9781876924089
OCLC Number: 51229942
Description: 236 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Bridging two worlds : the secular and the spiritual --
Religion and social progress --
Buddhism and the social order --
Human nature in Marxism and Buddhism --
The tragic sense of life --
Moral indignation and the logic of violence --
Suicide and emotional ambivalence --
Identity profiles, communal violence and ethics --
The concept of equality in the Therāvada Buddhist tradition --
Human rights and religious anthropologies in a changing world --
Environmental ethics in Buddhism --
The rationale for cross-cultural environmental ethics --
Ethics, work and the emotionally intelligent executive --
Exploring new dimensions for a Buddhist work ethic : mindfulness practice and emotional maturity --
Epilogue : Landscapes of peace and war.
Responsibility: Padmasiri de Silva.
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