Compassion and Moral Guidance

Compassion and Moral Guidance

English | ISBN: 0824836413 | 2013 | 224 Pages | PDF | 2 MB


Compassion is a word we use frequently but rarely precisely. One reason we lack a philosophically precise understanding of compassion is that moral philosophers today give it virtually no attention. Indeed, in the predominant ethical traditions of the West (deontology, consequentialism, virtue ethics), compassion tends to be either passed over without remark or explicitly dismissed as irrelevant. And yet in the predominant ethical traditions of Asia, compassion is centrally important: All else revolves around it. This is clearly the case in Buddhist ethics, and compassion plays a similarly indispensable role in Confucian and Daoist ethics.In Compassion and Moral Guidance, Steve Bein seeks to explain why compassion plays such a substantial role in the moral philosophies of East Asia and an insignificant one in those of Europe and the West.

Download:

http://longfiles.com/deov15r9xep5/Compassion_and_Moral_Guidance.pdf.html

[Fast Download] Compassion and Moral Guidance


Ebooks related to "Compassion and Moral Guidance" :
Creativity and Taoism: A Study of Chinese Philosophy, Art and Poetry, 2nd Edition
Theory Matters: The Place of Theory in Literary and Cultural Studies Today
Arendt's Judgment: Freedom, Responsibility, Citizenship
Wonder: A Grammar
Margins of Reality: The Role of Consciousness in the Physical World
Zollikon Seminars: Protocols - Conversations - Letters (SPEP)
Adam Smith: The Theory of Moral Sentiments (Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy)
Seeing Things as They Are: A Theory of Perception
Saintly Influence: Edith Wyschogrod and the Possibilities of Philosophy of Religion
Theory Matters: The Place of Theory in Literary and Cultural Studies Today
Copyright Disclaimer:
This site does not store any files on its server. We only index and link to content provided by other sites. Please contact the content providers to delete copyright contents if any and email us, we'll remove relevant links or contents immediately.