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Human values in a changing world : a dialogue

Author: Bryan R Wilson; Daisaku Ikeda; Richard L Gage
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a spontaneously wide-ranging conversation one winter evening in Japan, sociologist of religion Bryan Wilson and Buddhist philosopher Daisaku Ikeda recognized the importance of explaining and learning about their respective worldviews. Human Values in a Changing World is the record of their further exchanges on how they see the religious response to the human condition. Their contrasting approaches - one, as an  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bryan R Wilson; Daisaku Ikeda; Richard L Gage
ISBN: 9781845115975 184511597X
OCLC Number: 154691637
Notes: Originally published in English by Macdonald & Co. in 1984.
Includes index.
Description: xiii, 295 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. Homo religiosus --
pt. 2. Reason and responsibility --
pt. 3. Problems of organization --
pt. 4. Some historical perspectives --
pt. 5. Matters of mind and body --
pt. 6. The wider ethical perspective.
Responsibility: Bryan Wilson and Daisaku Ikeda ; edited and translated by Richard L. Gage.
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Addresses topics and issues which are of importance to human flourishing, including: sexual morality, the limits of tolerance and religious freedom, the family, the belief in an afterlife, and the  Read more...

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