Journals Higher Education



08 September 2005

148 Pages | 9 halftones, 1 map, 2 line illus.

ISBN: 9780192804570

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Buddhist Ethics: A Very Short Introduction

Damien Keown

Very Short Introductions

  • Addresses controversial contemporary ethical issues from an up-to-date and intelligent perspective: ranging from suicide to sexuality, and even war and economics.
  • Buddhism is a subject of growing interest in the West for general readers and students alike
  • An ideal companion volume for Buddhism: A Very Short Introduction by the same author, which introduces the teachings of Buddha and the history of Buddhism.