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Indian ethics : classical traditions and contemporary challenges. Volume 1

Author: Purusottama Bilimoria; Joseph Prabhu; Renuka M Sharma
Publisher: Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2007.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Purusottama Bilimoria; Joseph Prabhu; Renuka M Sharma
ISBN: 0754633012 9780754633013
OCLC Number: 1081071520
Description: volumes 432 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Thinking ethics, the West and India --
Part A: Early Indian ethics --
Vedas to the Gītā; dharma, rites to 'right' --
Dharma, imperatives, and tradition: toward an Indian theory of moral action / J.N. Mohanty --
Dharma and rationality / Bimal Krishna Matilal --
The myth of the ethics of Puruṣārtha or humanity's life-goals / Daya Krishna --
The fires of strangers: a Levinasian approach to Vedic ethics / Laurie L. Patton --
Sāṃkhya-yoga ethics / Roy W. Perrett --
Ethics of liberation in Patañjali's yoga / Ian Whicher --
Karma's suffering: a Mīmāṃsā solution to the problem of evil / Purushottama Bilimoria --
Dāna as a moral category / Maria Heim --
Part B: Buddhist and Jaina approaches to ethical decision making --
Purgation and virtue in Jainism: toward an ecological ethic / Christopher Key Chapple --
Buddhist ethical theory / Padmasiri de Silva --
Are there 'human rights' in Buddhism? / Damien Keown --
Buddhism and democracy / Jay L. Garfield --
Buddhist reductionism and the structure of Buddhist ethics / Mark Siderits --
Animal ethics and ecology in classical India --
reflections on a moral tradition / M.K. Sridhar, and Purushottama Bilimoria --
Part C: Reflections on moral ideals and modernity; Gandhi and nonviolence --
Hindu theory of tolerance / Bhikhu Parekh --
Action oriented morality in Hinduism / Christopher Key Chapple --
The ethical irrationality of the world: Weber and Hindu ethics / Pratap Bhanu Mehta --
Social injustice, retribution and revenge: a normative analysis of the contemporary social scene / Rajendra Prasad --
Gandhi, empire, and a culture of peace / Joseph Prabhu --
Ethical skepticism in the philosophy of Sri Aurobindo / Stephen Phillips
Responsibility: edited by Purushottama Bilimoria, Joseph Prabhu, [and] Renuka Sharma.


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