Keown's skill in explaining complex ideas and the book's clarity of structure and style ensure that it will retain the respect of scholars and students. In short, the book is a very worthwhile read. (Naomi Appleton, The Expository Times
About the Author
Damien Keown is Emeritus Professor of Buddhist Ethics at Goldsmiths College, London. He is Founding co-editor of the Journal of Buddhist Ethics
and a Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society. He is also the author of Buddhist Ethics: A Very Short Introduction
(2005) and co-editor of Encyclopaedia of Buddhism
(Routledge, 2007). He is now retried.