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  • Author:
    Damien Keown
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    978-0333912805
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    Palgrave Macmillan; 1995 edition (May 10, 1995)
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    224 pages
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Damien Keown (born 1951) is a prominent bioethicist and authority on Buddhist bioethics. He currently teaches in the Department of History at the University of London.

Damien Keown (born 1951) is a prominent bioethicist and authority on Buddhist bioethics. Keown earned a BA in religious studies from the University of Lancaster in 1977 and a DPhil from the Faculty of Oriental Studies at Oxford University in 1986. Keown's most important books include The Nature of Buddhist Ethics (1992) and Buddhism & Bioethics (1995).

Buddhism and Bioethics. Authors: Keown, Damien. DAMIEN KEOWN is Reader in Buddhism in the Department of Historical and Cultural Studies at Goldsmiths College, University of London

Buddhism and Bioethics. price for USA in USD (gross). DAMIEN KEOWN is Reader in Buddhism in the Department of Historical and Cultural Studies at Goldsmiths College, University of London. Show all. Table of contents (3 chapters).

Buddhism and Bioethics is the first book to discuss contemporary issues in bioethics from a Buddhist perspective

Buddhism and Bioethics is the first book to discuss contemporary issues in bioethics from a Buddhist perspective.

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Damien Keown, (1995) the leading Western scholar explicating Buddhist . Keown D. Buddhism and Bioethics. London: Macmillan/New. Rinpoche S. The Tibetan book of living and dying: a spiritual clas-sic from one of the foremost interpreters of Tibetan Buddhism to the West.

Damien Keown, (1995) the leading Western scholar explicating Buddhist bioethics, calls this a ‘teleological virtue ethics’. As in Aristotelian virtue ethics, Buddhists are to strive for the perfection of a set of moral virtues and personality attributes as their prin-cipal end, and all moral behaviour ows from the struggle to perfect them. San Francisco: Harper, 1994. Sachs R. Perfect Endings: A Conscious Approach to Dying and Death.

Buddhism and Bioethics - Damien Keown. We will then turn in section two to the role of ethics in Buddhism as an historical tradition. This will lead on in section three to a consideration of how the subject of Buddhist ethics is to be approached in the present work.

Buddhism and Bioethics discusses contemporary issues in medical ethics from a Buddhist perspective. Drawing on ancient and modern sources, the book shows how Buddhist ethical principles can be applied consistently to a range of bioethical problems.

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Damien Keown is Emeritus Professor of Buddhist Ethics at Goldsmiths College, University of London. Customers Also Bought Items By.

Emeritus Professor, University of London Goldsmiths. International Encyclopedia of Ethics, 2013.

This book discusses contemporary issues in medical ethics from a Buddhist perspective. Drawing on ancient and modern sources, Damien Keown shows how Buddhist ethical principles can be applied consistently to a range of bioethical problems, including abortion, embryo research, and euthanasia.