Monk Wears Prada? The Doctrinal and Moral Controversies in and about Buddhism

Країна: Польща

Місто: Cracow

Тези до: 08.11.2014

Дати: 11.12.15 — 13.12.15

Область наук: Філософські;

Е-мейл Оргкомітету: buddhistcontroversy@gmail.com

Організатори: Jagiellonian University

 


Proposed topics

Buddhism and comercialization

Buddhism and contemporary issues (women's status in a monastic Buddhism, sangha and ordination of homosexual candidates, medical treatments: usage of drugs, i.e. morphine as a painkiller; euthanasia etc.)

Charismatic leaders

Politics (i.e. Buddhist political leaders)

Social movements

Buddhism and new media

Buddhism in the Art

Transhumanism and Buddhism

Secular Buddhism

Metodological problems

Buddhism and Neurology

Historical topics (i.e. pudgala issue, sarvam asti, the understanding of an Emptiness in different Buddhist traditions, theory of cognition and mistaken cognition, polemics between Buddhists and non-Buddhist doctrines etc.)

Cultural hegemony of Buddhism over the years

New religious movements in sangha

Religious dialog

Buddhism in the "Third World"

Contribution of Polish Buddhologists and Orientalists in the development of discussed field
 

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