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Buddhist Ethics: A Very Short Introduction

Second Edition

£8.99

Damien Keown

9780198850052
Paperback
June 2020

Very Short Introductions

Damien Keown offers an introduction to Buddhist moral teachings, and considers the application of Buddhist ethical principles to pressing issues today, including violence and terrorism; environment; treatment of animals; and views on sexuality and gender; abortion; suicide and euthanasia; and technological developments such as AI.

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Monasticism: A Very Short Introduction

£7.99

Stephen J. Davis

9780198717645
Paperback
January 2018

Very Short Introductions

Stephen J. Davis considers the phenomenon of monasticism from antiquity to the present day, addressing key questions about monastic spirituality and practice. Looking at Christian, Jainism, and Buddhist traditions of monasticism, Davis explores the life and beliefs of those in monasteries, and considers the role of monasticism in the modern world.

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Tibetan Buddhism: A Very Short Introduction

£7.99

Matthew T. Kapstein

9780199735129
Paperback
October 2013

Very Short Introductions

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Buddhism: A Very Short Introduction

Second Edition

£8.99

Damien Keown

9780199663835
Paperback
February 2013

Very Short Introductions

In the new edition of this lively and accessible Very Short Introduction to Buddhism, Damien Keown looks at all the distinctive features of the major world faith; examining the development of Buddhist thought over the centuries, its impact on daily life in contemporary society, and the spread of Buddhism throughout the world.

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Sayings of the Buddha: New translations from the Pali Nikayas

£10.99

Rupert Gethin

9780192839251
Paperback
October 2008

Oxford World's Classics

This edition offers a new translation of a selection of the Buddha's most important sayings reflecting the full variety of material: biography of the Buddha, narrative, myth, short sayings, philosophical discourse, instruction on morality, meditation, and the spiritual life. It provides an excellent introduction to Buddhist scripture.

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Buddha: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Michael Carrithers

9780192854537
Paperback
February 2001

Very Short Introductions

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The Foundations of Buddhism

£12.99

Rupert Gethin

9780192892232
Paperback
July 1998

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