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Barnes, Michael (1996) Euthanasia: Buddhist Principles. British Medical Bulletin, 52 (3), pp. 369-375. [Journal Article]

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    Abstract

    Religions provide various forms of motivation for moral action. This article 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. This article is reprinted in RAFT, the Journal of the Buddhist Hospice Trust, 27; Spring 2005; pp 3-7

    Item Type: Journal Article
    Journal or Publication Title: British Medical Bulletin
    Department: Theology
    Depositing User: Dr Michael Barnes
    Date Deposited: 23 Feb 2012 07:27
    Last Modified: 04 Nov 2016 10:54
    URI: http://publications.heythrop.ac.uk/id/eprint/1477

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