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Euthanasia : Buddhist principles
British medical bulletin
Format: Journal Article
Publication Date: 1996-04
Publisher: Oxford University Press, The British Council
Place of Publication: London
Pages: 369-375
Sources ID: 126509
Visibility: Public (group default)
Abstract: (Show)

Religions provide various forms of motivation for moral action. This chapter takes Buddhism as an example from within the Indian 'family' of religions and seeks to identify the doctrinal and cultural principles on which ethical decisions are taken. Although beginning from very different religious premises, it is argued that the conclusions to which Buddhism tends are broadly similar to those found within mainstream Christianity.

Buddhist Ethics