By Torkel Brekke
This ebook explores how problems with ethics in warfare and struggle were handled through significant moral traditions of Asia. It opens a dialogue approximately even if there are common criteria within the ideologies of conflict among the foremost spiritual traditions of the world.
While the chapters are written by means of experts in Asian cultures, many of the conceptual gear is drawn from the scholarly discourse on simply warfare, constructed within the research of the moral culture of Christianity. Taking a comparative process, the ebook appears at six diverse Asian non secular, philosophical and political traditions: Islam, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, China and Japan; and is equipped in accordance with geography. This cutting edge technique opens a brand new box of analysis on battle and beliefs, and extends the controversy on sleek struggle, universalism and human rights.
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