Dharma and Ethics I: The Indian Traditions at the Dawn of the 21st Century

Conference focused on the following questions:
1. Is western ethical theory able to capture the notion of dharma and its role in the Indian traditions?
2. Can an ethical theory be developed within the framework of the Indian traditions, which can compete with—or complement—the various forms of western ethical theory?
3. How central is the happiness or well-being of the individual to the Indian traditions and to the notion of dharma?
4. How is individual happiness reconciled with the welfare ofthe community in the Indian traditions and in western ethical theory?
5. What is the role of experienc

organisation(s):

Research Centre Vergelijkende Cultuurwetenschap, Centre for The Study of Local Cultures (CSLC)

location

Asia

type (discipline):

Conference / Congres / Symposium | Collaborations of UGent Faculty | Building the Academy of Social Sciences and Humanities (ĀSHA) (Social Sciences | Humanities | Comparative Science of Cultures)

Contacts:

Prof. Balagangadhara S.N.
balu@ugent.be

Mon, December 12th 2005

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Venue

Kuvempu University
Shankaraghatta - Karnataka

Tue, December 13th 2005

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Venue

Kuvempu University
Shankaraghatta - Karnataka

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