BeschreibungIt is difficult to think of a more urgent question for Buddhism in the late twentieth century than human rights. The political, ethical and philosophical questions surrounding human rights are debated vigorously in political and intellectual circles throughout the world and now in this volume.
InhaltsverzeichnisUniversal declarations of human rights; human rights and universal responsibility; a Buddhist response to the nature of human rights; are there human rights in Buddhism? why are there no rights in Buddhism - a reply to Damien Keown; why the Buddha has no rights; Buddhism and human rights in the thoughts of Sulak; human rights and compassion; Buddhist resignation and human rights, socially engaged Buddhism's contribution to the transformation of Catholioc social teaching on human rights; human rights and cultural values - the political values of the Dalai Lama and the People's Republic of China; Buddhist ethics and business strategy making. Epilogue; bibliography on Buddhism and human rights.
Untertitel: 'Curzon Critical Studies in Bud'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: ROUTLEDGE CHAPMAN HALL
Erscheinungsdatum: November 1997
Seitenanzahl: 239 Seiten