Ethics in Early Buddhism (review)

  title={Ethics in Early Buddhism (review)},
  author={Jonathan M. Koller},
  journal={Philosophy East and West},
  pages={628 - 630}
  • J. Koller
  • Published 1 October 2000
  • Art
  • Philosophy East and West
Ethics in Early Buddhism by David J. Kalupahana is a small volume that makes a large contribution to the study of Buddhist ethics. As the title suggests, Kalupahana, an internationally recognized scholar of early Buddhism, focuses his scholarship on the discourses of the Buddha contained in the PaÅli canon. But his philosophical concerns are as broad as the field of ethics itself, and his understanding of Buddhist ethics is based on a careful analysis of the full development of Buddhism, Maha…