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  • Vegetarianism and Animal Ethics in Contemporary Buddhism

    By James Stewart

    Buddhism is widely known to advocate a stance of total pacifism towards all sentient beings, and because of this, it is often thought that Buddhist doctrine would stipulate that non-violent food practices, such as vegetarianism, be mandatory. However, the Pali source materials do not encourage…

    Hardback – 2015-09-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • Metaphysics and Transcendence

    By Arthur Gibson

    Metaphysics and Transcendence takes up this story for the future. Arthur Gibson presents a new metaphysics with a genealogy based on counter-intuition and locates counter-intuition and complexity at the foundations of truth. Having devised fresh concepts on the basis of the new frontiers of science…

    Paperback – 2015-07-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Buddhism and Violence

    Militarism and Buddhism in Modern Asia

    Edited by Vladimir Tikhonov, Torkel Brekke

    It is generally accepted in the West that Buddhism is a ‘peaceful’ religion. The Western public tends to assume that the doctrinal rejection of violence in Buddhism would make Buddhist pacifists, and often expects Buddhist societies or individual Asian Buddhists to conform to the modern Western…

    Paperback – 2015-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • The Buddha and His Religion (Routledge Revivals)

    By J. Barthélemy Saint-Hilaire

    First published in 1914, this is a fascinating investigation of the origins of Buddhism, drawing on a wealth of evidence relating to the life and teachings of the Buddha. First considering how the study of the Buddhist doctrine can be used to critique religious systems such as Christianity,…

    Paperback – 2015-05-04
    Routledge

  • Mindful Journalism and News Ethics in the Digital Era

    A Buddhist Approach

    Edited by Shelton A. Gunaratne, Mark Pearson, Sugath Senarath

    This book aims to be the first comprehensive exposition of "mindful journalism"—drawn from core Buddhist ethical principles—as a fresh approach to journalism ethics. It suggests that Buddhist mindfulness strategies can be applied purposively in journalism to add clarity, fairness and equity to news…

    Hardback – 2015-02-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Journalism

  • Mindfulness in Sexual and Relationship Therapy

    Edited by Lori A Brotto, Meg Barker

    Mindfulness represents the most significant shift in the world of counselling and psychotherapy within the last decade. Mindful approaches have been hailed as the 'third wave' of cognitive behavioural-therapy and mindfulness has been recommended – and found to be effective at treating – a wide…

    Hardback – 2014-04-02
    Routledge

  • Imaging Wisdom

    Seeing and Knowing in the Art of Indian Buddhism

    By Jacob N Kinnard

    This book contributes to the history of religions and Buddhist studies fields by focussing on what is a far too frequently ignored aspect of religious experience: visual images.…

    Paperback – 2013-09-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Exploring Buddhism (Routledge Revivals)

    By Christmas Humphreys

    The Buddhist field of knowledge is now so vast that few can master all of it, and the study and application of its principles must be a matter of choice. One may choose the magnificent moral philosophy of Theravada, the oldest school, or the Zen training of Japan; or special themes such as the…

    Paperback – 2013-08-07
    Routledge

  • Mindfulness

    Diverse Perspectives on its Meaning, Origins and Applications

    Edited by J. Mark G. Williams, Jon Kabat-Zinn

    Mindfulness-based approaches to medicine, psychology, neuroscience, healthcare, education, business leadership, and other major societal institutions have become increasingly common. New paradigms are emerging from a confluence of two powerful and potentially synergistic epistemologies: one arising…

    Paperback – 2013-02-11
    Routledge

  • The Buddha and Religious Diversity

    By J. Abraham Velez de Cea

    Providing a rigorous analysis of Buddhist ways of understanding religious diversity, this book develops a new foundation for cross-cultural understanding of religious diversity in our time. Examining the complexity and uniqueness of Buddha’s approach to religious pluralism using four main…

    Hardback – 2012-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • The Refutation of the Self in Indian Buddhism

    Candrakirti on the Selflessness of Persons

    By James Duerlinger

    Since the Buddha did not fully explain the theory of persons that underlies his teaching, in later centuries a number of different interpretations were developed. This book presents the interpretation by the celebrated Indian Buddhist philosopher, Candrakirti (ca. 570–650 C.E.). Candrakirti’s…

    Hardback – 2012-11-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • The Notion of Ditthi in Theravada Buddhism

    The Point of View

    By Paul Fuller

    The notion of 'view' or 'opinion' (ditthi) as an obstacle to 'seeing things as they are' is a central concept in Buddhist thought. This book considers the two ways in which the notion of views are usually understood. Are we to understand right-view as a correction of wrong-views (the opposition…

    Paperback – 2012-11-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

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