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Buddhist ethics : a very short introduction

Author: Damien Keown
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Series: Very short introductions.
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Recent interest in Buddhist thought has grown dramatically, and with it the desire to understand contemporary ethics from a Buddhist perspective. Looking at issues such as animal rights the environment, abortion and cloning, the author explains mainstream Buddhist teachings on a wide range of debates.
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Keown, Damien, 1951-
Buddhist ethics.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005
(DLC) 2005281035
(OCoLC)60561054
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Damien Keown
ISBN: 9780191516931 0191516937 9780192804570 019280457X 9786610752980 6610752982 9781429459662 1429459662
OCLC Number: 99732335
Description: 1 online resource (147 pages) : illustrations, map.
Contents: Buddhist morality --
Ethics east and west --
Animals and the environment --
Sexuality --
War and terrorism --
Abortion --
Suicide and euthanasia --
Cloning.
Series Title: Very short introductions.
Responsibility: Damien Keown.
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