download process

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

Not Available

This file is no longer available on Tradebit.

Pay for An Introduction to Buddhist Ethics: Foundations, Values and Issues - Peter Harvey
8.366 MB File

This systematic introduction to Buddhist ethics is aimed at anyone interested in Buddhism, including students, scholars and general readers. Peter Harvey is the author of the acclaimed Introduction to Buddhism (Cambridge, 1990), and his new book is written in a clear style, assuming no prior knowledge. At the same time it develops a careful, probing analysis of the nature and practical dynamics of Buddhist ethics in both its unifying themes and in the particularities of different Buddhist traditions. The book applies Buddhist ethics to a range of issues of contemporary concern: humanity's relationship with the rest of nature; economics; war and peace; euthanasia; abortion; the status of women; and homosexuality. Professor Harvey draws on texts of the main Buddhist traditions, and on historical and contemporary accounts of the behaviour of Buddhists, to describe existing Buddhist ethics, to assess different views within it, and to extend its application into new areas.

Author: Harvey, Peter
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Illustration: N
Language: ENG
Title: An Introduction to Buddhist Ethics: Foundations, Values and Issues
Pages: 00498 (Encrypted PDF)
On Sale: 2000-06-22
SKU-13/ISBN: 9780521553940
Category: Religion : Christian Life - General
Category: Religion : Buddhism - General
Category: Religion : Comparative Religion


(ID 109821705)

File Data:

Contact Seller:
ebook-reader, US, Member since 09/08/2010

URL:

Embed:
Create JavaScript Mobile Tag Widgets for your homepage

More Files From This User

Related Files


Tradebit Reviews

Tradebit is the worlds largest marketplace for digital files, with over 2.5 million satisfied customers and millions of digital products. Online for over 12 years, Tradebit is the best place to find files like music, video tutorials, repair manuals, and more. If you're curious about how much our users love Tradebit, read reviews from real buyers!