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Buddhist Moral Philosophy: An Introduction / Edition 1

Buddhist Moral Philosophy: An Introduction / Edition 1

by Christopher W. Gowans


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415890670
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/28/2014
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 344
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.72(d)

About the Author

Christopher W. Gowans is Professor of Philosophy at Fordham University.

Table of Contents

Introduction Part 1 Buddhist Ethical Thought and Buddhist Moral Philosophy 1 The Teaching of the Buddha 2 The Development of Buddhism 3 What is Buddhist Moral Philosophy? 4 Karma, Rebirth, Nirvana and Other Topics: Some Skeptical Concerns Part 2 Theoretical Topics in Buddhist Moral Philosophy 5 Well-Being 6 Normative Ethics: Buddhist Ethics as a Theory of Right Action 7 Normative Ethics: Anti-Theoretical and Other Interpretations 8 Moral Objectivity 9 Moral Psychology 10 Freedom, Responsibility and Determinism Part 3 Practical Issues in Buddhist Moral Philosophy 11 Social Engaged Buddhism 12 Human Rights 13 Violence, War and Peace 14 Environmental Ethics Bibliography

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