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Title Asian perspectives on animal ethics : rethinking the nonhuman / [edited by] Neil Dalal and Chloƫ Taylor
Published New York : Routledge, 2014
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Series Routledge studies in Asian religion and philosophy ; 12
Routledge studies in Asian religion and philosophy ; 12
Contents Compassion and nnonviolence. Being sentiently with others: the shared existential trajectory among humans and nonhumans in Jainism / Anne Vallely -- Animal compassion: what the Jatakas teach Levinas about giving "the bread from one's own mouth" / Katharine Loevy -- Humanism and posthumanism. China's Confucian horses: the place of nonhuman animals in a Confucian world order / Bao-Er -- Heidegger and Zhuangzi on the nonhuman: towards a transcultural critique of (post)humanism / Mario Wenning -- Moral rights and status of nonhuman animals -- The argument for Ahisa in the Anusasanaparvan of the Mahabharata / Christopher Framarin -- Cutting the cat in one: zen master Dogen on the moral status of non-human animals / James McRae -- Non-human animals and the question of rights from Asian perspectives / Christopher Key Chapple -- Special relations, bovine Dharma and snake worship -- Bovine Dharma: non-human animals in the Swadhyaya / Parivar Pankaj Jain -- Snakes in the Dark Age: human action, Karmic retribution, and the possibilities for Hindu animal ethics / Amy Allocco
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Animal welfare -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Cross-cultural studies
Animals -- Religious aspects.
Animals -- Symbolic aspects -- Asia
Human-animal relationships -- Cross-cultural studies
Human-animal relationships -- Asia
Nonviolence -- Religious aspects.
Genre/Form Cross-cultural studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Dalal, Neil, editor.
ISBN 1315796244