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  1. Padmasiri de Silva, The 3rd World Conference on Buddhism and Science (WCBS).
    “A meditative approach is an alternative to avoidance; it involves paying attention to emotions in a particular way. A meditative process involves teaching clients the skills of describing their experiences to themselves in an objective manner as if they were an outside observer talking to another person”.
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  2. Padmasiri de Silva (2011). Thinking and Feeling: A Buddhist Perspective. Sophia 50 (2):253-263.
    The work ‘Thinking and Feeling’ edited by Robert C. Solomon may be considered as a landmark in the history of the philosophy of the emotions. The work also has assembled together some of the best minds in the Anglo American Traditions. The central focus in this work is to mediate between the physiological arousal theories of emotions and the cognitive appraisal theories of emotions. My article is an attempt to mediate from my Asian background and in specific terms using the (...)
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  3. Padmasiri De Silva (1998). Environmental Philosophy and Ethics in Buddhism. St. Martin's Press.
    This work introduces the reader to the central issues and theories in Western environmental ethics, and against this background develops a Buddhist environmental philosophy and ethics. Drawing material from original sources, there is a lucid exposition of Buddhist environmentalism, its ethics, economics and Buddhist perspectives for environmental education. The work is focused on a diagnosis of the contemporary environmental crisis and a Buddhist contribution for positive solutions. Replete with stories and illustrations from original Buddhist sources, it is both informative and (...)
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  4. Padmasiri De Silva (1998). Lack and Transcendence: The Problem of Death and Life in Psychotherapy, Existentialism, and Buddhism, by Loy, David. Asian Philosophy 8 (3):215.
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  5. Padmasiri De Silva (1992). Buddhist and Freudian Psychology. Singapore University Press, National University of Singapore.
    The work presents in clear focus, comparative perspectives on the nature of Man, Mind, Motivation, Conflict, Anxiety and Suffering, as well as the therapeutic ...
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  6. Padmasiri De Silva (1991). Environmental Ethics: A Buddhist Perspective. In Charles Wei-Hsun Fu & Sandra A. Wawrytko (eds.), Buddhist Ethics and Modern Society: An International Symposium. Greenwood Press.
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