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Title How much is enough? : Buddhism, consumerism, and the human environment / edited by Richard K. Payne

Publ Info Somerville, Mass. : Wisdom Publications, [2010]
 RWU Main Library  BQ4570.E23 H69 2010    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  BQ4570.E23 H69 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xii, 232 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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Note Essays from an international conference jointly sponsored by Ryukoku University, Kyoto, and the Institute of Buddhist Studies, Berkeley
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents "How much is enough?" : Buddhism and the human environment / Richard K. Payne -- Just how much is enough? / Richard K. Payne -- Buddhist environmentalism in contemporary Japan / Duncan Ryken Williams -- How much is enough? : Buddhist perspective on consumerism / Stephanie Kaza -- Pure land Buddhism and its perspective on the environment / Mitsuya Dake -- Gary Snyder's ecosocial Buddhism / David Landis Barnhill -- A Buddhist economics to save the earth / Shinichi Inoue -- The noble eightfold path as a prescription for sustainable living / Tetsunori Koizumi -- The debate on taking life and eating meat in the Edo-period Jdo Shin tradition / Ikuo Nakamura -- Is "Buddhist environmentalism" a contradiction in terms? / Malcolm David Eckel
Note "In this book, the effects of our own decisions and actions on the human environment are examined from several different perspectives, all informed Buddhist thought. The contributors are all simultaneously Buddhist scholars, practitioners, and activists - and this powerful collection demonstrates an integral unity of theory and practice on these urgent topics."--BOOK JACKET
LC subject Consumption (Economics) -- Religious aspects -- Buddhism -- Congresses
Consumption (Economics) -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Congresses
Human ecology -- Religious aspects -- Buddhism -- Congresses
Environmental ethics -- Congresses
Add Author Payne, Richard Karl
Rykoku Daigaku
Institute of Buddhist Studies (Berkeley, Calif.)
Link Online version: How much is enough? Somerville, MA : Wisdom Publications, c2010 (OCoLC)742325665
ISBN 086171685X (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780861716852 (pbk. : alk. paper)