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Ethical perfection in Buddhist soteriology

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The extent of the ethical component in the Buddha's teachings is often commented upon but has received disproportionately little attention from scholars. This thesis is intented to make a contribution in this area by (i): examining the substantive content of Buddhist ethical categories; (ii) locating ethics and the goal of ethical perfection in the context of the overall soteriological framework elaborated by the Buddha; (iii) offering a characterisation of the formal structure of Buddhis...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Faculty of Oriental Studies
Publication date:
1986
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Barcode:
602328637
URN:
uuid:ceb58e69-6448-4f67-98d3-9ef4d28d2123
Local pid:
td:602328637

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