Ethics of compassion: bridging ethical theory and religious moral discourse

Ethics of Compassion places central themes from Buddhist (primarily) and Christian moral teachings within the conceptual framework of Western normative ethics. What results is a viable alternative ethical theory to those offered by utilitarians, Kantian formalists, proponents of the natural law trad...

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Contributors: Reilly, Richard (Other)
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: Lanham, Md Lexington Books ©2008
In:Year: 2008
Series/Journal:Studies in comparative philosophy and religion
Further subjects:B FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS ; Interpersonal Relations
B Electronic books Electronic books
B Religion and ethics
B Compassion
B Golden Rule
Online Access: Volltext (lizenzpflichtig)
Parallel Edition:Erscheint auch als: Reilly, Richard: Ethics of Compassion : Bridging Ethical Theory and Religious Moral Discourse. - Lanham : Lexington Books, ©2010. - 9780739125052
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Summary:Ethics of Compassion places central themes from Buddhist (primarily) and Christian moral teachings within the conceptual framework of Western normative ethics. What results is a viable alternative ethical theory to those offered by utilitarians, Kantian formalists, proponents of the natural law tradition, and advocates of virtue ethics. Ethics of Compassion bridges Eastern and Western cultures, philosophical ethics and religious moral discourse, and notions of acting rightly and of being virtuous
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references (pages 127-134) and index
ISBN:1461633397