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Author Goodman, Charles, 1975-
Title Consequences of compassion : an interpretation and defense of Buddhist ethics / Charles Goodman.
Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.

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Author Goodman, Charles, 1975-
Subject Buddhist ethics.
Description 1 online resource (viii, 250 pages)
monochrome rdacc
Access Available to OhioLINK libraries.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Columbus, OH : OhioLINK, 2008.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Contents Fundamental Buddhist teachings -- Main features of some western ethical theories -- Theravada ethics as rule-consequentialism -- Mahayana ethics before Santideva -- Santideva and after -- Transcending ethics -- Buddhist ethics and the demands of consequentialism -- Buddhism on moral responsibility -- Punishment -- Objections and replies -- A Buddhist response to Kant.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-246) and index.
Summary Buddhist ethical views have much in common with certain modern ethical theories, and contain many insights relevant to contemporary moral problems. This book examines the theoretical structure of the normative views found in a number of Indian and Tibetan Buddhist texts.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780195375190 (alk. paper)
019537519X (alk. paper)
9780199705139 (electronic bk.)
0199705135 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 399788113
Additional Format Print version: Goodman, Charles,1975- Consequences of compassion : an interpretation and defense of Buddhist ethics. (DLC) 2008026685 (OCoLC)232536719

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