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Comparative ethics in Hindu and Buddhist traditions.

Roderick Hindery

Comparative ethics in Hindu and Buddhist traditions.

by Roderick Hindery

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Published by Motilal Banarsidass in Delhi .
Written in English


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Comparative Religious Ethics breaks with the assumption that there is a uniquely "Christian" or "Buddhist" solution to an ethical issue, and reflects instead the way in which ancient stories from diverse religions have influenced contemporary ethical Edition: Comparative Ethics Using descriptive and/or conceptual methods, students explore major moral teachings of Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, and other traditions; engage in studies of social, business, health care, feminist, or sexual ethics; and address specific concerns or particular moral problems across these traditions.

Philosophical Differences Between Hindu Yoga-Vedanta Traditions and Buddhism. Buddhist texts, both Mahayana and Theravadin, contain refutations of the Atman, Brahman, Ishvara, and other key tenets of Hindu Yoga and Vedanta. Note the Lankavatara Sutra, which is typical in this regard. As ecological degradation continues to threaten permanent and dramatic changes for life on our planet, the question of how we can protect our imperiled Earth has become more pressing than ever before. In this book, Daniel Scheid draws on Catholic social thought to construct what he calls the cosmic common good, a new norm for interreligious ecological ethics.

Instructor companion site for Comparative Religious Ethics, 2nd edition Find an epilogue to the book and two different instructor manuals on the instructor companion site. An extensively revised and expanded new edition of this popular textbook, yet retains the unique narrative-style approach which has proved so successful with students. While comparative assessment of the ethics of different religious groups is an ancient and widespread pursuit, the modern field of comparative religious ethics arguably dates from the founding of Author: Aaron Stalnaker.


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Comparative ethics in Hindu and Buddhist traditions by Roderick Hindery Download PDF EPUB FB2

The exploratory volume in the new field of comparative ethics serves the diverse goals of groups variously interested in International law and morality, in comparative religious ethical ideals, or simply in cross-cultural literature and drama.

The author draws moral ideals from primary Hindu sources--popular and formal, literary and spiritual. From the Jacket: This exploratory volume in the new field of comparative ethics serves the diverse goals of groups variously interested in international law and morality, in comparative religious ethical ideals, or simply in cross-cultural literature and drama.

Ethically minded persons confirm the age-old premise that human wisdom about cultural premise that human wisdom about cultural and.

The same method is applied for Buddhist moral texts. Introducing method in comparative ethics with a synopsis of Hindu mystical tradition, the author diiscusses in detail ethics in the Rgveda, Upaniisads, Laws of Manu, Ramayana, Gita, other popular classics, poetry, drama, philosophers, and by: 9.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hindery, Roderick, Comparative ethics in Hindu and Buddhist Comparative ethics in Hindu and Buddhist traditions. book. Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass, COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

“Moral Traditions” is a concise introduction to comparative religious ethics of the world. This book is short, informative, and very readable. It makes an ideal companion text – possibly even a good primary text – for the introduction of major world religions in the ethical viewpoint/5(5).

Comparative Ethics in Hindu and Buddhist Traditions by Roderick Hindrey. The exploratory volume in the new field of comparative ethics serves the diverse goals of groups variously interested in International law and morality, in comparative religious ethical ideals, or simply in cross-cultural literature and drama.

The author draws moral ideals from primary Hindu sources--popular and formal. Comparative religion is the branch of the study of religions concerned with the systematic comparison of the doctrines and practices of the world's general the comparative study of religion yields a deeper understanding of the fundamental philosophical concerns of religion such as ethics, metaphysics, and the nature and forms of salvation.

The chapters chart orthodox and heterodox debates, from early classical Hindu texts to Buddhist, Jaina, Yoga, and Gandhian ethics. The range of issues includes: life-values and virtues, karma and dharma, evil and suffering, renunciation and enlightenment; and extends to questions of human rights and justice, ecology and animal ethics Format: Hardcover.

Hindu Ethics: A Philosophical Study - Ebook written by Roy W. Perrett, Senior Lecturer in Philosophy Roy W Perrett. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Hindu Ethics: A Philosophical Study.

Ethics in Buddhism are traditionally based on the enlightened perspective of the Buddha, or other enlightened beings who followed instructions are included in Buddhist scriptures or handed down through tradition.

Most scholars of Buddhist ethics thus rely on the examination of Buddhist scriptures, and the use of anthropological evidence from traditional Buddhist societies, to justify.

This popular textbook has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect recent global developments, whilst retaining its unique and compelling narrative-style approach. Using ancient stories from diverse religions, it explores a broad range of important and complex moral issues, resulting in a truly reader-friendly and comparative introduction to religious ethics.

Buddhism and Hinduism have common origins in the Ganges culture of northern India during the "second urbanisation" around BCE. They have shared parallel beliefs that have existed side by side, but also pronounced differences.

Buddhism attained prominence in the Indian subcontinent as it was supported by royal courts, but started to decline after the Gupta era and virtually disappeared from. How do Hindus view euthanasia. Is there a 'Sikh view' of advertising. Do Jews and Muslims share the same attitude to marriage.

How do Christian and Buddhist views on the environment differ?This book draws together authors respected in six traditions to explore in parallel the ethical foundations for Hindu, Buddhist, Sikh, Jewish, Christian and Muslim s: 1.

©— Bioethics Research Library Box Washington DC Ethics in the Hindu Tradition 17 A Brief Review of the Hindu Tradition 17 and the Hindu Tradition 27 cr 3hApTe Ethics and the Buddha 32 A Brief Review of the Buddhist Tradition 32 The Moral World of Buddhism Moral Perspectives: Men, Women, 37 Buddhist Values study of moral traditions.

Comparative 10 8/16/ File Size: 1MB. Dāna (Devanagari: दान) is a Sanskrit and Pali word that connotes the virtue of generosity, charity or giving of alms in Indian philosophies. It is alternatively transliterated as daana.

In Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism, dāna is the practice of cultivating can take the form of giving to an individual in distress or need. It can also take the form of.

This chapter explores the Buddhist tradition and its principle of pratītyasamutpāda, translated as dependent origination or interdependence. A brief overview of the four noble truths and the classic meaning of dependent origination establishes pratītyasamutpāda as a cosmological principle.

The chapter then turns to the ecologically inflected interpretation of dependent origination as. Good comparative materials are lacking in Ethics, and this book fills a gap.' --William J. Jackson, Indiana University, Indianapolis, USA 'This is a much needed volume that will have a substantial impact on the ways that scholars of both Indian philosophy/culture and western philosophy conceive of Indian ethics.

The cosmic common good can also be found in Hindu, Buddhist, and American Indian religious traditions. By placing a Catholic cosmic common good in dialogue with Hindu dharmic ecology, Buddhist interdependence, and American Indian balance with all our relations, Scheid constructs a theologically authentic moral framework that re-envisions Brand: Oxford University Press.

A necessarily interdisciplinary and often cross-cultural field, the historical study of Buddhism at the GTU is well balanced with anthropological, cultural, and area studies perspectives.

Students may choose to focus on one or more Buddhist traditions from the origin of the tradition to the present, studied in historical-cultural contexts, in Asia or the West.Moral Traditions is an excellent resource for introducing students to the moral teachings of the world’s great religions By offering a brief introduction to the history of various religious traditions, a description of their basic moral teachings, and applications of these teachings to present-day realities, Heidt seeks to overcome the ignorance and misunderstanding that all too often.From the Jacket This book is a researched work on the technical and popular meaning and understanding of Dharma from the early Brahmanic, Buddhist, and Jain perspectives.

The early portion describes the evolution of the meaning of Dharma as various traditions encountered with one another at different stages.

They portray the twin-trend of the ancient Indian culture, namely, Sramanic and.