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Moral lessons of the twentieth century : Gorbachev and Ikeda on Buddhism and Communism

Author: Mikhail Sergeevich Gorbachev; Daisaku Ikeda
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris : In the United States of America and in Canada distributed by Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.
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"Mikhail Gorbachev and Daisaku Ikeda are contemporaries raised in different cultures: Gorbachev is a statesman whose origins are the Marx-inspired world of Communism, while Ikeda is a Buddhist inspired by the thirteenth century Japanese sage, Nichiren. Moral Lessons of the Twentieth Century emerged from a series of conversations between these two men. Together they explore their experiences of life amidst the
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mikhail Sergeevich Gorbachev; Daisaku Ikeda
ISBN: 1850439753 9781850439752 1850439761 9781850439769
OCLC Number: 57484270
Notes: Includes index.
Description: viii, 180 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Change, will, or fate? --
2. Perestroika and freedom --
3. Humanity, faith, and religion --
4. Roots --
5. A new civilization --
Postscript : from a new philosophy to a new politics / Mikhail Gorbachev --
Postscript : the crisis of human dignity / Daisaku Ikeda.
Responsibility: Mikhail Gorbachev and Daisaku Ikeda ; translated by Richard L. Gage.
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