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Download e-book for iPad: Buddhist Economics: An Enlightened Approach to the Dismal by Clair Brown

By Clair Brown

ISBN-10: 1632863669

ISBN-13: 9781632863669

In the culture of E. F. Schumacher's Small Is Beautiful, popular economist Clair Brown argues persuasively for a brand new economics equipped upon equality, sustainability, and correct living.

"Buddhist Economics will supply tips to all those that search peace, equity, and environmental sustainability." -Jeffrey Sachs, writer of The Age of Sustainable Development.

Traditional economics measures the ways that we spend our source of revenue, yet does not characteristic worthy to the an important human interactions that provide our lives that means.

Clair Brown, an economics professor at U.C. Berkeley and a working towards Buddhist, has constructed a holistic version, one in keeping with the suggestion that caliber of existence can be measured by means of greater than nationwide source of revenue. Brown advocates an method of organizing the financial system that embraces instead of skirts questions of values, sustainability, and fairness. Complementing the award-winning paintings of Jeffrey Sachs and invoice McKibben, and the paradigm-breaking spirit of Amartya Sen, Robert Reich, and Thomas Piketty, Brown contains the Buddhist emphasis on interdependence, shared prosperity, and happiness into her imaginative and prescient for a sustainable and compassionate world.

Buddhist economics leads us to imagine mindfully as we pass approximately our day-by-day actions, and provides how to get pleasure from how our activities impact the overall healthiness of these round us. through exchanging the never-ending cycle of hope with extra confident collective actions, we will be able to make our lives extra significant in addition to happier. encouraged through the preferred path Professor Brown teaches at U.C. Berkeley, Buddhist Economics represents an enlightened method of our sleek global infused with historical knowledge, with advantages either own and international, for generations to come.

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