Environmental Ethics in Buddhism: A Virtues Approach (Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism)

Environmental Ethics in Buddhism: A Virtues Approach (Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism)

Pragati Sahni


Environmental Ethics in Buddhism offers a logical and thorough exam of the metaphysical and moral dimensions of early Buddhist literature. the writer determines the that means of nature within the early Buddhist context from normal Buddhist teachings on dhamma, paticcasamuppada, samsara and the cosmogony of the Agganna Sutta. for this reason, the writer indicates that early Buddhism might be understood as an environmental advantage ethics. to demonstrate this measurement, the Jatakas are used as a resource. those are a set of over folks stories, which additionally belong to early Buddhist literature. This work gives an cutting edge method of the topic, which places ahead a fantastically Buddhist environmental ethics that's in concord with conventional teachings in addition to adaptable and versatile in addressing environmental problems.

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