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The Nature of Buddhist Ethics

The Nature of Buddhist Ethics( )
Author: Keown, Damien
ISBN:978-0-333-91309-3
Publication Date:Jun 1992
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $74.99
Book Description:

In this book the author considers data from both early and later schools of Buddhism in an attempt to provide an overall characterization of the structure of Buddhist ethics. The importance of ethics in the Buddha's teachings is widely acknowledged, but the pursuit of ethical ideals has up to now been widely held to be secondary to the attainment of knowledge. Drawing on the Aristotelian tradition of ethics the author argues against this intellectualization of Buddhism and in favour of...
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Book Details
Pages:269
Detailed Subjects: Religion / Ethics
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.5 x 0.64 Inches
Book Weight:0.803 Pounds



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