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 Introduction to the Compendium of Training

Susanne Mrozik

in Virtuous Bodies: The Physical Dimensions of Morality in Buddhist Ethics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195305005
eISBN:
9780199785681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305005.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter begins with an explanation of the purpose of the book, which is to offer a new approach to the study of Buddhist ethics by asking what we can learn about Buddhist ethics if we make the ... More


 Revisioning Virtue

Susanne Mrozik

in Virtuous Bodies: The Physical Dimensions of Morality in Buddhist Ethics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195305005
eISBN:
9780199785681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305005.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter summarizes the arguments of the book and considers their ethical implications for both medieval and contemporary readers of the Compendium of Training. It employs a feminist hermeneutics ... More


Virtuous Bodies: The Physical Dimensions of Morality in Buddhist Ethics

Susanne Mrozik

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195305005
eISBN:
9780199785681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305005.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book investigates the diverse roles bodies play in Buddhist ethical development. Traditionally, Buddhists assumed a close connection between body and morality. Thus, Buddhist literature contains ... More


Introduction

Charles Goodman

in Consequences of Compassion: An Interpretation and Defense of Buddhist Ethics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195375190
eISBN:
9780199871377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375190.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

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. ... More


Buddhist, Western, and Hybrid Perspectives on Liberty Rights and Economic Rights

Gordon Davis

in Value and Values: Economics and Justice in an Age of Global Interdependence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839673
eISBN:
9780824868604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839673.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines Buddhist, Western, and hybrid perspectives on liberty rights and economic rights. In particular, it considers the debate among contemporary Buddhist philosophers and ... More


Absent Ethics, Present Ethics

Christopher Ives

in Imperial-Way Zen: Ichikawa Hakugen's Critique and Lingering Questions for Buddhist Ethics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833312
eISBN:
9780824870126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833312.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter addresses the question of whether elements in Buddhist ethics may have moderated Buddhist nationalism by examining its first precept, compassion, negation, and monastic values. It argues ... More


The Forerunner of All Things: Buddhaghosa on Mind, Intention, and Agency

Maria Heim

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199331031
eISBN:
9780199369386
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199331031.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book treats systematically the ethical thought of the fifth-century CE Theravāda Buddhist thinker Buddhaghosa. It focuses on an important equivalence in Buddhist thought that identifies ... More


The Nature of a Buddhist Path

Bronwyn Finnigan

in A Mirror Is for Reflection: Understanding Buddhist Ethics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190499778
eISBN:
9780190499792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190499778.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Is there a “common element” in Buddhist ethical thought from which one might rationally reconstruct a Buddhist normative ethical theory? Many construe this as the question Which contemporary ... More


The Clarity in the Anger

Rita M. Gross

in A Garland of Feminist Reflections: Forty Years of Religious Exploration

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520255852
eISBN:
9780520943667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255852.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter describes how as per Buddhist ideology, all beings are equal, in the sense that they share the same basic nature, whether they are friends or enemies. Sharing the same basic nature is ... More


Teaching Buddhist Bioethics

Damien Keown

in Teaching Buddhism: New Insights on Understanding and Presenting the Traditions

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199373093
eISBN:
9780199373116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199373093.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Damien Keown shares his expertise in Buddhist ethics to identify the perspectives and issues that the tradition brings to bioethics. Since the field of bioethics is dominated by Western approaches, ... More


Philosophy and Ethics

Sallie B. King

in Socially Engaged Buddhism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833350
eISBN:
9780824870225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833350.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter examines the Buddhist teachings that have shaped Engaged Buddhism such as: Karma and The Four Noble Truths. Karma is part of the foundational Buddhist teaching of causality or ... More


Buddhist Moral Thought and Western Moral Philosophy

Christopher W. Gowans

in A Mirror Is for Reflection: Understanding Buddhist Ethics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190499778
eISBN:
9780190499792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190499778.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

This essay discusses interpretations of Indian Buddhist moral thought in terms of common categories of Western moral philosophy. Problems are raised for interpretations of Buddhism as being committed ... More


Introduction

Jake H. Davis

in A Mirror Is for Reflection: Understanding Buddhist Ethics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190499778
eISBN:
9780190499792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190499778.003.0019
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

This introduction offers a brief overview of the academic study of Buddhist ethics. Employing an analogy drawn from the P?li Buddhist texts, the first section discusses how the study of Buddhist ... More


Imperial-Way Zen: Ichikawa Hakugen's Critique and Lingering Questions for Buddhist Ethics

Christopher Ives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833312
eISBN:
9780824870126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833312.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

During the first half of the twentieth century, Zen Buddhist leaders contributed actively to Japanese imperialism, giving rise to what has been termed “Imperial-Way Zen” (Kodo Zen). Its foremost ... More


On Becoming a Physician

Dagmar Wujastyk

in Well-Mannered Medicine: Medical Ethics and Etiquette in Classical Ayurveda

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199856268
eISBN:
9780199950560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199856268.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter describes ayurvedic education, beginning with the criteria for a medical student's eligibility and his ethical duties as a student. It discusses the relationship between teacher and ... More


Does “Buddhist Ethics” Exist?

Mark Siderits

in Moonpaths: Ethics and Emptiness

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190260507
eISBN:
9780190260538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190260507.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter addresses the question of what a Madhyamaka Buddhist ethics might look like given that Madhyamaka denies that there is little, if anything, that can be said to be ultimately true. ... More


Agency and the Ethics of Massively Cumulative Causality

Jonathan C. Gold

in Paving the Great Way: Vasubandhu's Unifying Buddhist Philosophy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168267
eISBN:
9780231538008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168267.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter draws upon Vasubandhu's views to clarify vexing issues in Buddhist ethics, in particular the nature of moral agency and the conundrum surrounding Buddhism's apparent disinterest in talk ... More


The Many Voices of Buddhist Ethics

Charles Goodman and Sonam Thakchöe

in Moonpaths: Ethics and Emptiness

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190260507
eISBN:
9780190260538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190260507.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter first addresses the question of whether Buddhist ethical teachings can be brought under a single ethical theory. It considers opposing answers to this question and then looks at how it ... More


Buddhism without Reincarnation? Examining the Prospects of a “Naturalized” Buddhism

Jan Westerhoff

in A Mirror Is for Reflection: Understanding Buddhist Ethics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190499778
eISBN:
9780190499792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190499778.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

This essay investigates the feasibility of naturalized Buddhism—in particular a form of Buddhism that rejects reincarnation—by examining the suicide argument. This argument suggests that for the ... More


Compassion and Moral Guidance

Steve Bein

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836412
eISBN:
9780824871406
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836412.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Compassion is a word we use frequently but rarely precisely. One reason we lack a philosophically precise understanding of compassion is that moral philosophers today give it virtually no attention. ... More


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