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Divisions of Buddhism

Divisions of Buddhism

Divisions of Buddhism
Theravada Buddhism and Mahayana Buddhism.

Mahayana Buddhism

 

Theravada Buddhism

The main branches of Buddhism. Khan Academy

 

Mahayana versus Theravada. YouTube

A short history of the Buddhist Schools
Theravada Buddhism (The School of the Elders)
Mahayana Buddhism (The Great Vehicle)
Vajrayana Buddhism (The Way of the Diamond)

Vajrayana Buddhism 

Theravada and Mahayana Buddhist Schools   Buddha Dharma Edu

Catalogue

Library Catalogue

Search the Library Catalogue
search the library catalogue for books, videos, Clickview videos, websites and eBooks.

 

List of some resources on Buddhism Buddhism can be found on the shelves under 294.3.
Books on ethics are in the 174s.

 


Use “Search Other Sources”   in Oliver to find resources from all databases and other sources simultaneously.

An example of resources searching for the phrase “Buddhist Ethics”

Websites

Web sites on Religious Ethics including Abortion, Euthanasia, Reproductive Technologies, Genetic Engineering, Organ Transplant and Contraception. Scroll down the

Mahayana Buddhist Bioethics
 

Theravada Buddhist Bioethics

Buddhism and medical ethics: a bibliographic introduction


Buddhist Ethics Buddha Dharma Edu.

The place of ethics in Buddhism  ABC Religion and Ethics

 

Ethics in Indian and Tibetan Buddhism.  Standford Encyc. Of Philosophy. Includes chapters on animals and the environment, abortion and euthanasia


Buddhism. BBC. Chapters on ethics including, Abortion, Contraception, Animal Rights, War, Euthanasia and Suicide,  Organ Donation Capital Punishment and beliefs and practices

Buddhism and medical ethics Dr. Damien Keown, Uni. of London

Buddhism bioethics Encyclopaedia.com

 

Buddhist Bioethics  - genetic engineering, abortion, reproductive technology, organ transplant and other topics

Buddhism and medical ethics. Dr. Damien Keown

 

Buddhism and the morality of abortion   UrbanDharma.org
 

Buddhism and Abortion  BBC Religion
 

What is the attitude of Buddhists towards abortion  Buddha Dharma Edu.


Prolife, prochoice: Buddhism and reproductive ethics

 

Buddhism, euthanasia and the sanctity of life Journal of Medical Ethics
 

Buddhism and euthanasia Yeshe Rabgye is a Western Monk in the Kagyu tradition of Tibetan Buddhism.
 

What does Buddhism teach about euthanasia  BBC Religion
 

Buddhism and euthanasia and suicide  BBC Religion
 

Questions on life and death  Buddha Net

Buddhism and Ecology

 

Environmental issues: a Buddhist perspective

Buddhism and environmental ethics

 

General Sites (not necessarily Buddhism)


General
 sites on Religious Ethics

These sites have general information on ethical issues often mentioning the different religious stances on moral and ethical issues.

Ethics (9 aspects of Religion). Video
 

Khan Academy
Ethics: God and morality. Video

Religion does not determine your morality  The Conversation
So where do our morals come from, then, if not from religion? That’s a complicated question:

BBC 
Religious Ethics

 

Bioethics


What is Bioethics?
Bioethics concerns itself with addressing ethical issues in healthcare, medicine, research, biotechnology, and the environment. 

Databases

Databases

 

Databases – enter here   
Recommended for this assignment, World Religions, Britannica, Global Issues in Context
See examples below:

Global Issues in Context

Bioethics

Stem Cell Research

Organ transplant

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 Bioethics is a branch of applied ethics that studies the philosophical, social and legal issues arising in medicine and life sciences.
 

World Religion online

World Religions online – Encyclopaedia of Ethics


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World Religions online 

Varieties of Buddhism

Buddhist Ethics

Bioethics

EBooks and Clickview Videos

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