Peter Lang (1997)

Compassion and Benevolence reveals the heart of early Buddhist and classical Confucian ethics in a comparative way. It explores compassion (karuna) and benevolence (jen) by analyzing their mechanisms, their moral groundworks, their applications, and their meta-ethical nature. This exploration intends to reject the popular theses: early Buddhism is only self-liberation-concerned soteriology and classical Confucianism is only society-concerned thought requiring self-effacement.
Keywords Ethics, Comparative  Buddhist ethics  Confucian ethics  Compassion Buddhism  Benevolence
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Reprint years 1998
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Call number BJ69.A5 1998
ISBN(s) 0820438014
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