Ethics in Indian and Tibetan Buddhism

[Revised entry by Charles Goodman on February 1, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Buddhism represents a vast and rich intellectual tradition which, until recently, received very little
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[Revised entry by Charles Goodman on February 1, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Buddhism represents a vast and rich intellectual tradition which, until recently, received very little influence from Western philosophy. This tradition contains a variety of teachings about how to live and what to do in various situations. Buddhism tells us to purify our own minds and to develop lovingkindness and compassion for all beings. The various forms of Buddhism offer systematic frameworks for understanding the traits of character and types of actions that cause problems for ourselves and others, as well as those qualities...

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