Ethical Life In South Asia

Pub Date : 2010 | Author : Anand Pandian | Publisher : Indiana University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780253355287
ISBN 13 : 0253355281

Outgrowth of an international workshop on the subject of South Asian ethical practices held in Vancouver, Canada in September 2007...

A Companion To Moral Anthropology

Pub Date : 2012-08-06 | Author : Didier Fassin | Publisher : John Wiley & Sons

ISBN 10 : 9781118290583
ISBN 13 : 1118290585

A Companion to Moral Anthropology is the first collective consideration of the anthropological dimensions of morals, morality, and ethics. Original essays by international experts ..

Buddhism Buddhism In South And Southeast Asia

Pub Date : 2005 | Author : Paul Williams | Publisher : Taylor & Francis

ISBN 10 : 0415332338
ISBN 13 : 9780415332330

This eight-volume set brings together seminal papers in Buddhist studies from a vast range of academic disciplines published over the last forty years. With a new introduction by t..

Animals And The Human Imagination

Pub Date : 2012-04-24 | Author : Aaron S. Gross | Publisher : Columbia University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780231527767
ISBN 13 : 0231527764

Human beings have long imagined their subjectivity, ethics, and ancestry with and through animals, yet not until the mid-twentieth century did contemporary thought reflect critical..

Partisans Of Allah

Pub Date : 2009-06-30 | Author : Ayesha Jalal | Publisher : Harvard University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780674039070
ISBN 13 : 0674039076

Today, more than ever, jihad signifies the political opposition between Islam and the West. As the line drawn between Muslims and non-Muslims becomes more rigid, Jalal seeks to ret..

Everyday Life In Southeast Asia

Pub Date : 2011-07-18 | Author : Kathleen M. Adams | Publisher : Indiana University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780253001054
ISBN 13 : 0253001056

This lively survey of the peoples, cultures, and societies of Southeast Asia introduces a region of tremendous geographic, linguistic, historical, and religious diversity. Encompas..