An Introduction to Buddhist Ethics: Foundations, Values and by Peter Harvey

By Peter Harvey

This systematic creation to Buddhist ethics is aimed toward an individual drawn to Buddhism, together with scholars, students and basic readers. Peter Harvey is the writer of the acclaimed creation to Buddhism (Cambridge, 1990), and his new publication is written in a transparent kind, assuming no past wisdom. even as it develops a cautious, probing research of the character and functional dynamics of Buddhist ethics in either its unifying issues and within the particularities of other Buddhist traditions. The e-book applies Buddhist ethics to various problems with modern obstacle: humanity's courting with the remainder of nature; economics; battle and peace; euthanasia; abortion; the prestige of girls; and homosexuality. Professor Harvey attracts on texts of the most Buddhist traditions, and on ancient and modern money owed of the behaviour of Buddhists, to explain latest Buddhist ethics, to evaluate assorted perspectives inside of it, and to increase its program into new areas.

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