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Jainism and Environmental Philosophy : Karma and the Web of Life.

By: Rankin, Aidan.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Routledge Focus on Environment and Sustainability Ser: Publisher: Milton : Routledge, 2018Copyright date: ©2018Edition: 1st ed.Description: 1 online resource (79 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781351375450.Subject(s): Environmental ethics | Environmental policy | JainismGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Jainism and Environmental Philosophy : Karma and the Web of LifeDDC classification: 294.4177 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Intro -- Endorsement -- Half Title -- Series Information -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Contents -- Foreword -- Acknowledgements -- 1 Introduction -- The jewel of Right Conduct -- The distinctiveness of Jainism -- Rationale and structure -- Bibliography -- 2 The relevance of Jainism -- Jain Dharma: A summary -- The universalist and the exotic -- Bibliography -- 3 The ecology of karma -- The jiva and karma -- Why karma matters -- Bibliography -- 4 Diversity and unity: The doctrine of multiple viewpoints -- The hidden gem -- No view is perfect: The basis of Anekant -- 'How can we...?': The implications of many-sidedness -- Bibliography -- 5 Careful action: Jain businesses and environmental ethics -- Requiring minimum harm -- Jain model -- Western model -- Sigma Pharmaceuticals: working with nature's balance -- Bibliography -- 6 Concluding thoughts -- Bibliography -- Glossary -- Index.
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Intro -- Endorsement -- Half Title -- Series Information -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Contents -- Foreword -- Acknowledgements -- 1 Introduction -- The jewel of Right Conduct -- The distinctiveness of Jainism -- Rationale and structure -- Bibliography -- 2 The relevance of Jainism -- Jain Dharma: A summary -- The universalist and the exotic -- Bibliography -- 3 The ecology of karma -- The jiva and karma -- Why karma matters -- Bibliography -- 4 Diversity and unity: The doctrine of multiple viewpoints -- The hidden gem -- No view is perfect: The basis of Anekant -- 'How can we...?': The implications of many-sidedness -- Bibliography -- 5 Careful action: Jain businesses and environmental ethics -- Requiring minimum harm -- Jain model -- Western model -- Sigma Pharmaceuticals: working with nature's balance -- Bibliography -- 6 Concluding thoughts -- Bibliography -- Glossary -- Index.

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<p>Aidan Rankin is an author, independent scholar and property consultant based in London, UK.</p>

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