Daisaku Ikeda and Dialogue for Peace by Olivier Urbain

By Olivier Urbain

The trendy Buddhist spiritual chief and suggest for peace, Daisaku Ikeda, has put discussion on the centre of his efforts in the direction of securing worldwide justice and clash answer. besides the fact that, faraway from constituting summary plans for the way forward for the area, Ikeda's dialogues symbolize very concrete and targeted task. He concentrates on one major person (such as Joseph Rotblat, Linus Pauling, Mikhail Gorbachev and Tu Weiming) at a time, or occasionally small teams, so that it will try out the transformation of considering and society via excessive dialogue. This booklet bargains unique exploration of this important element of Ikeda's philosophy of peace. participants study themes equivalent to : the historical past to Ikeda's use of discussion, in particular within the box of schooling; and discussion when it comes to the abolition of nuclear guns. Ikeda's suggestion of discussion emerges as a paradoxical flow in the direction of universal flooring in response to a deep appreciate for adjustments. This learn will entice scholars of peace, politics and sleek Buddhism.

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