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Violence and non-violence across time : history, religion and culture

Author: Sudhir Chandra
Publisher: London : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, [2018] ©2018
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sudhir Chandra
ISBN: 9780429466205 042946620X
OCLC Number: 1041706963
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; List of figures; List of contributors; Preface; 1 Violence and non-violence across time: an abiding puzzle; 2 The negation of violence in the Vedic sacrifice; 3 Is violence intrinsic to religious confrontation?: the case of Judeo-Christian controversy, second to seventeenth centuries; 4 What inspires non-violence and violence in Islam?: some religious and historical factors; 5 Buddhism and 'violence': reading the medieval war chronicle The Tales of Heike 6 Between military strength and non-violence: experience and symbolic use of elephants in European cultures7 Violence in the philosophy of Saint-Simon; 8 Non-violence, identity, sympathy: a meditation; 9 Some unfashionable observations on non-violence; 10 Being the object of others: social distancing and non-violence: the conditionalities of Dalits and slums; 11 Representations of violence and non-violence in Palestinian society; 12 War against disease without violence to clinical trial participants?; 13 Being truthful to 'reality': grounds of non-violence in ascetic and mystical traditions
Responsibility: edited by Sudhir Chandra.

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