Environmental Philosophy and Ethics in Buddhism

ISBN: 9780333679067
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Edition: 1998
Publication Date: 1998-08-10
Number of pages: 195
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DESCRIPTION

This work introduces the reader to the central issues and theories in western environmental ethics, and against this background develops a Buddhist environmental philosophy and code of ethics. It contains a lucid exposition of Buddhist environmentalism, its ethics, economics and Buddhist perspectives for environmental education. The work is focused on a diagnosis of the contemporary environmental crisis and a Buddhist contribution to positive solutions. Replete with stories and illustrations from original Buddhist sources, it is both informative and engaging.

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