A Mirror Is for Reflection: Understanding Buddhist Ethics by Jake H. DavisA Mirror Is for Reflection: Understanding Buddhist Ethics by Jake H. Davis

A Mirror Is for Reflection: Understanding Buddhist Ethics

EditorJake H. Davis

Paperback | July 27, 2017

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This volume offers a rich and accessible introduction to contemporary research on Buddhist ethical thought for interested students and scholars, yet also offers chapters taking up more technical philosophical and textual topics. A Mirror is For Reflection offers a snapshot of the present stateof academic investigation into the nature of Buddhist Ethics, including contributions from many of the leading figures in the academic study of Buddhist philosophy. Over the past decade many scholars have come to think that the project of fitting Buddhist ethical thought into Western philosophicalcategories may be of limited utility, and the focus of investigation has shifted in a number of new directions.This volume includes contemporary perspectives on topics including the nature of Buddhist ethics as a whole, karma and rebirth, mindfulness, narrative, intention, free will, politics, anger, and equanimity.
Jake H. Davis is a Postdoctoral Associate at New York University with the Virtues of Attention project. He has taught at Brown University and at the City of College of New York. He has authored and co-authored articles at the intersection of Buddhist philosophy, moral philosophy, and cognitive science, drawing on his textual, meditativ...
Title:A Mirror Is for Reflection: Understanding Buddhist EthicsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.68 inPublished:July 27, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0190499761

ISBN - 13:9780190499761

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