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Daisaku Ikeda's philosophy of peace : dialogue, transformation and global citizenship

Author: Olivier Urbain
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris in association with the Toda Institute for Global Peace and Policy Research ; New York : Distributed in the United States and Canada exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Series: Global peace and policy.
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'Fascinating...learned...pioneering.'Jan +berg, Director, Transnational Foundation for Peace and Future Research, Sweden.

'A timely and penetrating assessment.'-Joseph A. Camilleri, Professor of International Relations, LaTrobe University, Australia.

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Urbain, Olivier, 1961-
Daisaku Ikeda's philosophy of peace.
London ; New York : I.B. Tauris in association with the Toda Institute for Global Peace and Policy Research ; New York : Distributed in the United States and Canada exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
(OCoLC)754533451
Named Person: Daisaku Ikeda; Daisaku Ikeda
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Olivier Urbain
ISBN: 9781848853034 1848853033 9781848853041 1848853041
OCLC Number: 455828142
Description: xiv, 287 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Daisaku Ikeda and his circumstances: recollection of war and peace --
Autobiographical sketches --
Josei Toda: Ikeda's mentor in life --
Nichiren Buddhism: principles and values for the twenty-first century --
Inner transformation and human revolution: enhancing courage, wisdom and compassion for the creation of a better world --
Dialogue and dialogical methods for peace: Socrates, Montaigne, Büber, Habermas and Ikeda --
Global citizenship and elements of a global civilization of interconnectedness in the peace proposals --
Ikeda's contribution to peace theory.
Series Title: Global peace and policy.
Responsibility: Olivier Urbain.

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Who is Daisaku Ikeda? At one level, he is the leader of a religious movement - Soka Gakkai - which began in Japan, where it still has its headquarters. This work shows that while Soka Gakkai may stem  Read more...

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