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Indian Ethics : Classical Traditions and Contemporary Challenges: Volume I

By: Mohanty, J. N.
Contributor(s): Matilal, Bimal K | Bilimoria, Purushottama | Prabhu, Joseph | Sharma, Renuka.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Florence : Taylor and Francis, 2017Description: 1 online resource (442 p.).ISBN: 9781351928069.Subject(s): Buddhist ethicsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Indian Ethics : Classical Traditions and Contemporary Challenges: Volume IDDC classification: 170.954 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Preface -- General Introduction: Thinking Ethics, the West and India -- Introduction to Part A: Early Indian Ethics - Vedas to the Gītāī -- dharma, rites to 'Right' -- 1 Dharma, Imperatives, and Tradition: Toward an Indian Theory of Moral Action -- 2 Dharma and Rationality -- 3 The Myth of the Ethics of Purusārtha or Humanity's Life-Goals -- 4 The Fires of Strangers: A Levinasian Approach to Vedic Ethics -- 5 Sāmkhya-Yoga Ethics -- 6 Ethics of Liberation in Patañjali's Yoga
7 Karma's Suffering: A Mīmāmsā Solution to the Problem of Evil -- 8 Dāna as a Moral Category -- Introduction to Part B: Buddhist and Jaina Approaches to Ethical Decision Making -- 9 Purgation and Virtue in Jainism: Toward an Ecological Ethic -- 10 Buddhist Ethical Theory -- 11 Are there 'Human Rights' in Buddhism? -- 12 Buddhism and Democracy -- 13 Buddhist Reductionism and the Structure of Buddhist Ethics -- 14 Animal Ethics and Ecology in Classical India - Reflections on a Moral Tradition -- Introduction to Part C: Reflections on Moral Ideals and Modernity -- Gandhi and Nonviolence
15 Hindu Theory of Tolerance -- 16 Action Oriented Morality in Hinduism -- 17 The Ethical Irrationality of the World: Weber and Hindu Ethics -- 18 Social Injustice, Retribution and Revenge: A Normative Analysis of the Contemporary Social Scene -- 19 Gandhi, Empire, and a Culture of Peace -- 20 Ethical Skepticism in the Philosophy of Sri Aurobindo -- Index
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Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Preface -- General Introduction: Thinking Ethics, the West and India -- Introduction to Part A: Early Indian Ethics - Vedas to the Gītāī -- dharma, rites to 'Right' -- 1 Dharma, Imperatives, and Tradition: Toward an Indian Theory of Moral Action -- 2 Dharma and Rationality -- 3 The Myth of the Ethics of Purusārtha or Humanity's Life-Goals -- 4 The Fires of Strangers: A Levinasian Approach to Vedic Ethics -- 5 Sāmkhya-Yoga Ethics -- 6 Ethics of Liberation in Patañjali's Yoga

7 Karma's Suffering: A Mīmāmsā Solution to the Problem of Evil -- 8 Dāna as a Moral Category -- Introduction to Part B: Buddhist and Jaina Approaches to Ethical Decision Making -- 9 Purgation and Virtue in Jainism: Toward an Ecological Ethic -- 10 Buddhist Ethical Theory -- 11 Are there 'Human Rights' in Buddhism? -- 12 Buddhism and Democracy -- 13 Buddhist Reductionism and the Structure of Buddhist Ethics -- 14 Animal Ethics and Ecology in Classical India - Reflections on a Moral Tradition -- Introduction to Part C: Reflections on Moral Ideals and Modernity -- Gandhi and Nonviolence

15 Hindu Theory of Tolerance -- 16 Action Oriented Morality in Hinduism -- 17 The Ethical Irrationality of the World: Weber and Hindu Ethics -- 18 Social Injustice, Retribution and Revenge: A Normative Analysis of the Contemporary Social Scene -- 19 Gandhi, Empire, and a Culture of Peace -- 20 Ethical Skepticism in the Philosophy of Sri Aurobindo -- Index

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<p>Purushottama Bilimoria is Associate Professor of Philosophy and Comparative Studies at Deakin University, Visiting Professor SUNY, Stony Brook, and Columbia University New York, an Editor-in-Chief of Sophia, and Senior Fellow at University of Melbourne, Australia.</p> <p>Joseph Prabhu is Professor of Philosophy at California State University, Los Angeles, USA, and current President-Elect of the Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy.</p> <p>Renuka Sharma is formerly of the University of Melbourne, Australia and was a medical and psychoanalytic practitioner, feminist philosopher, and social activist in Australia and India.</p>

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