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Environmental philosophy and ethics in Buddhism

Author: Padmasiri De Silva
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work introduces the reader to the central issues and theories in western environmental ethics, and against this background develops a Buddhist environmental philosophy and code of ethics. It  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Padmasiri De Silva
ISBN: 0312213166 9780312213169 0333679067 9780333679067
OCLC Number: 37813598
Description: xviii, 194 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword / Alastair S. Gunn --
Abbreviations: Pali Texts and Translations --
1. Introduction --
2. Environmental Philosophy of Buddhism --
3. Buddhist Ethics --
4. Moral Dilemmas, Moral Weakness and Deception --
5. Buddhist Environmental Ethics --
6. Ecological Sensibility and Pedagogy --
7. Green Economics and Buddhist Economics --
8. Putting the Threads Together.
Responsibility: Padmasiri de Silva ; foreword by Alastair S. Gunn.
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'This study covers extensive ground and develops a Buddhist foundation for studies in environmentalism, economics, feminism and teaching.' - Philip Bellingham, Environmental Politics

 
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