Is the particularity of ethical problems addressed by Indian Philosophy?

Convener(s): Richard Sorabji

Speaker(s): Rajeev Bhargava; Jonardon Ganeri; Chakravarthi Ram-Prasad; Nilanjan Das.

14:00 Professor Rajeev Bhargava, CSDS (Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, Delhi): 'The play between the general and the particular in Asokan Ethics'

14:35 Discussion

15:05 Professor Jonardon Ganeri (New York University): 'A particularist ethics of attention from Simone Weil to Buddhaghosa'

15:40 Discussion

16:10 biscuits, tea and coffee

16:40 Professor Chakravarthi Ram-Prasad (Lancaster University): 'Ethics and Emotion: exploring their connection through the context of anger'

17:15 Discussion

17:45 Dr Nilanjan Das (Department of Philosophy, University College London): 'Compassion without Selves: A Puzzle in Buddhist Ethics'

18:20 Discussion

19:00 Closure

 

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