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  • A Plea for the Animals: The Moral, Philosophical, and Evolutionary Imperative to Treat All Beings with Compassion
    Views : 173
    Pages : 352

    by: Matthieu Ricard

    Publisher: pShambhala

    Book Description

    Buddhist philosopher Ricard (Altruism: The Power of Compassion to Change Yourself and the World, 2015, etc.) examines the fraught relationship between humans and animals, proposing a new ethic to govern it.

    “Can the notion of rights really be restricted to the human species when there exist at least 7.7 million species of ani ... more

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    ISBN-10: 1611803055

    ISBN-13: 9781611803051

    Language: English

  • Altruism: The Power of Compassion to Change Yourself and the World
    Views : 160
    Pages : 864

    by: Matthieu Ricard Charlotte Mandell Sam Gordon

    Publisher: pLittle, Brown and Company

    Book Description

    An overlong but vigorous gloss on the Dalai Lama’s famous remark, “My religion is kindness.”

    Former geneticist and longtime Buddhist monk Ricard (Happiness, 2012, etc.) sets out to prove that true altruism exists, but he winds up exploring nearly the whole of human nature. His task is compounded by the Hobbesian mo ... more

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    ISBN-10: 0316208248

    ISBN-13: 9780316208246

    Language: English

  • The Quantum and the Lotus: A Journey to the Frontiers Where Science and Buddhism Meet
    Views : 10
    Pages : 320

    by: Matthieu Ricard Trinh Xuan Thuan

    Publisher: pCrown

    Book Description

    A study of the intersections between the teachings of Buddhism and the tenets of modern science.

    Ricard (The Monk and the Philosopher, 1999) is a Tibetan monk who was trained in France as a molecular biologist. Thuan (The Secret Melody, 1995) is an astrophysicist who was raised as a Buddhist in Vietnam. Their conversations ab ... more

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    ISBN-10: 0609608541

    ISBN-13: 9780609608548

    Language: English

  • The Monk and the Philosopher : A Father and Son Discuss the Meaning of Life
    Views : 13
    Pages : 336

    by: Jean-Francois Revel Matthieu Ricard

    Publisher: pSchocken

    Book Description

    At the hands of noted French philosopher Revel (Democracy Against Itself: The Fate of the Democratic Impulse, 1993, etc.) and his son, a Tibetan monk, Ricard (Journey to Enlightenment, not reviewed), the age-old debate between reason and faith receives an intriguing twist: Western norms of thinking confront Eastern concepts of spiritual experien ... more

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    ISBN-10: 0805241620

    ISBN-13: 9780805241624

    Language: English