Journal of Buddhist Ethics

An online journal of Buddhist scholarship related to ethics.


Methodology of Constructive Buddhist Ethics

ISSN 1076-9005
Volume 15, 2008

Deploying the Dharma: Reflections on the Methodology of Constructive Buddhist Ethics

Christopher Ives
Stonehill College

Recent Buddhist ethical argumentation has been hampered by a set of methodological issues. The Buddhist soteriological scheme offers at least a partial solution to several of those issues, and more importantly, provides a framework for more rigorous and systematic formulations of Buddhist ethics.

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