Contemporary Buddhist Ethics
By Damien Keown Copyright 2000
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This innovative volume brings together the views of leading scholars on a range of controversial subjects including human rights, animal rights, ecology, abortion, euthanasia, and contemporary business practice.
Introduction, Damien Keown; Chapter 1 Buddhism and the Virtues, James Whitehill; Chapter 2 From Monastic Ethics to Modern Society, Charles Prebish; Chapter 3 Buddhism and Human Rights, Damien Keown; Chapter 4 Buddhism and Animal Rights, Paul Waldau; Chapter 5 Buddhism and Ecology, Ian Harris; Chapter 6 Buddhism and Abortion, Robert Florida; Chapter 7 To Save or Let Go: Thai Buddhist Perspectives on Euthanasia, Pinit Ratanakul; Chapter 8 Buddhism Returns to the Market-place, DavidBubna-Litic; Index;
'an accessible introduction to Buddhist approaches to some key issues of contemporary ethical concern, being the mature fruit of a team of experts' explorations into the rich resources of Buddhist ethical thinking.' - Peter Harvey, The Expository Times