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  1. Buddhism and Human Rights

    By Wayne R. Husted, Damien Keown

    It is difficult to think of a more urgent question for Buddhism in the late twentieth century than human rights. The political, ethical and philosophical questions surrounding human rights are debated vigorously in political and intellectual circles throughout the world and now in this volume....

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Vegetarianism and Animal Ethics in Contemporary Buddhism

    By James Stewart

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

    Buddhism is widely known to advocate a stance of total pacifism towards all sentient beings, and because of this, it is often thought that Buddhist doctrine would stipulate that non-violent food practices, such as vegetarianism, be mandatory. However, the Pali source materials do not encourage...

    To Be Published August 12th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Yoga in Jainism

    Edited by Christopher Key Chapple

    Series: Routledge Advances in Jaina Studies

    Jaina Studies is a relatively new and rapidly expanding field of inquiry for scholars of Indian religion and philosophy. In Jainism, "yoga" carries many meanings, and this book explores the definitions, nuances and applications of the term in relation to Jainism from early times to the present....

    To Be Published October 26th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Routledge Handbook of Asian Political Thought

    Edited by Paige Johnson Tan

    Routledge Handbook of Asian Political Thought is a wide-ranging resource covering Asian Thought from classical to contemporary times. The contributions represent the latest debates in scholarship, covering both standard and cutting edge interpretations of the great schools of thoughts as well as...

    To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Satyagraha

    The Gandhian Faith in Non-Violence

    By Jesse Van Der Valk

    Series: Routledge South Asian Religion Series

    There have been few true examples of the use of non-violent political campaigns since Gandhi developed his technique of satyagraha. Given the obvious benefits of non-violence, this begs the question why. Satyagraha answers this question by showing that the technique of satyagraha is religious as...

    To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Dharma and Science in India

    Experiments with Sustainability

    By Pankaj Jain, George A James

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

    The Himalayan Environmental Studies and Conservation Organization (HESCO) arose in the 1970s as a new movement looking at the economic and development needs of rural villages in the Indian Himalayas, and encouraging them to use local resources in order to open up new avenues to self-reliance. This...

    To Be Published March 1st 2016 by Routledge

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