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The Ethics of Sankara and Santideva : A Selfless Response to an Illusory World

By: Todd, Warren Lee.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Dialogues in South Asian Traditions: Religion, Philosophy, Literature and History: Publisher: Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2013Description: 1 online resource (233 p.).ISBN: 9781409466826.Subject(s): Religious ethics -- India -- History | Śaṅkarācārya -- Ethics | Śāntideva, active 7th century -- EthicsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Ethics of Sankara and Santideva : A Selfless Response to an Illusory WorldDDC classification: 170.92/234 | 170.92234 | 181.4 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Foreword; Abbreviations; Acknowledgements; 1 The Self; 2 A New Ethical Model; 3 Situating Śaṅkara and Śāntideva; 4 Their Common Approach to the World; 5 Knowledge and Liberation; 6 A Selfless Response to the World; 7 Marginal Cases; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index
Summary: Comparing the metaphysics and ethics of two of the most influential Indian masters, Sankara and Santideva, Todd shows that the methodologies and aims of these Buddhist and Hindu masters trace remarkably similar cross-cutting paths. Treating Buddhism and Hinduism with equal respect, this book compares and reinterprets the Indian material so as to engage with contemporary Western debates on self and to show that Indian philosophy is indeed a philosophy of dialogue.
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Cover; Contents; Foreword; Abbreviations; Acknowledgements; 1 The Self; 2 A New Ethical Model; 3 Situating Śaṅkara and Śāntideva; 4 Their Common Approach to the World; 5 Knowledge and Liberation; 6 A Selfless Response to the World; 7 Marginal Cases; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index

Comparing the metaphysics and ethics of two of the most influential Indian masters, Sankara and Santideva, Todd shows that the methodologies and aims of these Buddhist and Hindu masters trace remarkably similar cross-cutting paths. Treating Buddhism and Hinduism with equal respect, this book compares and reinterprets the Indian material so as to engage with contemporary Western debates on self and to show that Indian philosophy is indeed a philosophy of dialogue.

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