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Author Todd, Warren Lee.

Title The ethics of Sankara and Santideva : a selfless response to an illusory world / by Warren Lee Todd
Published Burlington : Ashgate, 2013
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Description 1 online resource
Series Dialogues in South Asian traditions: religion, philosophy, literature and history
Dialogues in south Asian traditions.
Contents Cover; Contents; Foreword; Abbreviations; Acknowledgements; 1 The Self; 2 A New Ethical Model; 3 Situating Śaṅkara and Śāntideva; 4 Their Common Approach to the World; 5 Knowledge and Liberation; 6 A Selfless Response to the World; 7 Marginal Cases; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index
Summary Comparing the metaphysics and ethics of two of the most influential Indian masters, Sankara and Santideva, Todd shows that the methodologies and aims of these Buddhist and Hindu masters trace remarkably similar cross-cutting paths. Treating Buddhism and Hinduism with equal respect, this book compares and reinterprets the Indian material so as to engage with contemporary Western debates on self and to show that Indian philosophy is indeed a philosophy of dialogue
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Śaṅkarācārya -- Ethics.
Śāntideva, active 7th century -- Ethics.
Religious ethics -- India -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1306069831
1409466825 (electronic bk.)
9781409466826 (electronic bk.)