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Buddhist moral philosophy : an introduction

Author: Christopher W Gowans
Publisher: New York ; Oxford, England : Routledge, 2015. ©2015
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Publication date on Routledge web site: July 20th 2014.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Gowans, Christopher W.
Buddhist moral philosophy : an introduction.
New York ; Oxford, England : Routledge, ©2015
ix, 333 pages
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher W Gowans
ISBN: 9781315766072 1315766078
OCLC Number: 889316056
Description: 1 online resource (344 pages)
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
Responsibility: Christopher W. Gowans.

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