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Consequences of CompassionAn Interpretation and Defense of Buddhist Ethics$
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Charles Goodman

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780195375190

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375190.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

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(p.3) Introduction
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Consequences of Compassion
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Charles Goodman (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375190.003.0001

This Introduction starts by discussing the aim of the book which is to provide a systematic, philosophical exploration of the nature of Buddhist ethics, drawing on sources from South Asia and Tibet. The book aims to be a contribution to the history of philosophy by exploring the importance Buddhist texts have to the conversation of contemporary ethics.

Keywords:   ethics in philosophy, Buddhist texts, Buddhist ethics, South Asia, Tibet

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