Tres concepciones asiáticas de la virtud y del término medio

Translated title of the contribution: Three Asian conceptions of virtue and the middle ground

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This paper is a study of three Asian conceptions of virtues, such as the Taoist, Confucian and Buddhist virtues. Each one presents the general framework of every tradition, the way of understanding the virtues and the middle ground. Thus, the virtues of compassion, moderation and humility stand out in Taoism. In Confucianism the virtues of humanity, justice, rites, wisdom and honesty are studied. In Buddhism the virtues of loving-kindness, compassion, altruistic joy, and equanimity are presented. In each one of these traditions there are references to the middle right or middle path. This understanding of the Asian virtues may allow a wider idea of virtues.

Translated title of the contributionThree Asian conceptions of virtue and the middle ground
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)9-30
Number of pages22
Issue number49
StatePublished - Aug 2021

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