David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
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In South Asia, the period between 1100 and 1300 CE was a particularly prolific time for theorists from India's three main indigenous religions - Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism - to articulate their views on the face-to-face gift encounter. Their gift theories shaped a cosmopolitan sensibility that shared ethical and aesthetic values that reached across regional, sectarian, and religious boundaries. This book explores the ethical and social implications of unilateral gifts of esteem, offering a perceptive guide to the uniquely South Asian contributors to theoretical work on the gift.
|Keywords||Religious ethics Generosity Religious aspects Hindu giving Buddhist giving Jaina giving|
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|Call number||BJ123.G46.H45 2004|
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Mari Jyväsjärvi (2010). Retrieving the Hidden Meaning: Jain Commentarial Techniques and the Art of Memory. [REVIEW] Journal of Indian Philosophy 38 (2):133-162.
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