Coverart for item
The Resource Striking a balance : a primer in traditional Asian values, Michael C. Brannigan

Striking a balance : a primer in traditional Asian values, Michael C. Brannigan

Label
Striking a balance : a primer in traditional Asian values
Title
Striking a balance
Title remainder
a primer in traditional Asian values
Statement of responsibility
Michael C. Brannigan
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An introduction to Asian ethics, drawing from classical and contemporary Asian literature to demonstrate the major ethical teachings of Hinduism, Buddhism, Zen Buddhism, Taoism, and Confucianism
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brannigan, Michael C.
Dewey number
170.95
Index
index present
LC call number
BJ125.A78
LC item number
B73 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ethics
  • Religious ethics
Label
Striking a balance : a primer in traditional Asian values, Michael C. Brannigan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction -- Hindu ethics -- Life's four stages -- Life's four goals -- Paths to Enlightenment -- Karma and rebirth -- Shades of Dharma -- Buddhist ethics -- The middle path -- The four noble truths -- In the wake of karma -- The four supreme virtues -- What is a Buddhist social ethic? -- Zen Buddhist ethics -- A way of the monk : practice is attainment -- A way of the warrior -- A way of tea : the virtue of presence -- Taoist ethics -- Cultivating the Tao -- The art of yielding : Wu-wei -- Spontaneity as awareness -- Fasting of the mind -- Confucian ethics -- Lessons from the analects -- Human nature : is it essentially good or corrupt? -- Seeking the right balance in neo-Confucianism -- A return to Ako : Japanese neo-Confucianism -- Capitalism and human rights
Control code
ocn428895767
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
xv, 231 p.
Isbn
9780739138458
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009030903
System control number
(OCoLC)428895767
Label
Striking a balance : a primer in traditional Asian values, Michael C. Brannigan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction -- Hindu ethics -- Life's four stages -- Life's four goals -- Paths to Enlightenment -- Karma and rebirth -- Shades of Dharma -- Buddhist ethics -- The middle path -- The four noble truths -- In the wake of karma -- The four supreme virtues -- What is a Buddhist social ethic? -- Zen Buddhist ethics -- A way of the monk : practice is attainment -- A way of the warrior -- A way of tea : the virtue of presence -- Taoist ethics -- Cultivating the Tao -- The art of yielding : Wu-wei -- Spontaneity as awareness -- Fasting of the mind -- Confucian ethics -- Lessons from the analects -- Human nature : is it essentially good or corrupt? -- Seeking the right balance in neo-Confucianism -- A return to Ako : Japanese neo-Confucianism -- Capitalism and human rights
Control code
ocn428895767
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
xv, 231 p.
Isbn
9780739138458
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009030903
System control number
(OCoLC)428895767

Library Locations

    • Academic LibraryBorrow it
      2020 S. Avenue 8E, Yuma, AZ, 85366, US
      32.6910976 -114.6289698
Processing Feedback ...