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Moral Dilemmas in the Mahabbaharata

Bimal Krishna Matilal

Moral Dilemmas in the Mahabbaharata

by Bimal Krishna Matilal

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Published by Motilal Banarsidass Pub .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: general,
  • Literature: Texts,
  • Mahabharata,
  • Sanskrit Literature,
  • Sanskrit,
  • Sociology,
  • Mahåabhåarata,
  • Criticism, interpretation, etc,
  • Criticism, interpretation, etc.,
  • Congresses,
  • Hindu ethics,
  • History,
  • India,
  • Moral conditions

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages157
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9070041M
    ISBN 108120806034
    ISBN 109788120806030

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Moral Dilemmas in the Mahabbaharata by Bimal Krishna Matilal Download PDF EPUB FB2

Perhaps philosophical issues are pinpointed rather more than they are in Greek epic literature. The essays in this book treat the Mahabharata from an unusual angle, fastening on the moral dilemmas it presents. How universal are the dilemmas faced by the characters in the story, and are the dilemmas in /5(5).

Department of Leadership and Organizational DevelopmentBI Norwegian Business SchoolOsloNorway. Moral dilemmas are situations in which the decision-maker must consider two or more moral values or duties but can only honor one of them; thus, the individual will violate at least Moral Dilemmas in the Mahabbaharata book important moral concern, regardless of the decision.

: Moral Dilemmas (Philosophical Theory) (): Sinnott-Armstrong, Walter: BooksAuthor: Walter Sinnott-Armstrong. Moral dilemmas are thought experiments which ask you to imagine a difficult situation and decide what you think the morally correct course of action would be.

There are no truly ‘right’ answers to these questions, as they often ask you to compare two different moral imperatives and choose which one you feel is most important. - Buy Moral Dilemmas in the Mahabharata book online at best prices in India on Read Moral Dilemmas in the Mahabharata book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders/5(5).

In this book, twelve prominent moral theorists examine these and other questions from a wide variety of philosophical perspectives. Concerned throughout with the implications of moral dilemmas for moral theory, this collection of essays captures in striking fashion the full scope and vitality of the current moral dilemmas debate.

The essays in this volume illuminate a central topic in ethical theory: moral dilemmas. Some contemporary philosophers dispute the traditional view that a true moral dilemma - a situation in which a person has two irreconcilable moral duties - cannot exist.

The book provides the historical background to the on-going debate with selections from Kant, Mill, Bradley, and Ross.3/5(1). Do moral dilemmas truly exist. What counts as a moral dilemma. Can an adequate moral theory admit the possibility of genuine conflicts of moral obligations.

In this book, twelve prominent moral theorists examine these and other questions from a wide variety of philosophical perspectives. This book deals with moral dilemmas and the development of ethical reasoning in two senses. First, the editor focuses on dilemmas, both real and hypothetical, which require moral judgments.

The ""Heinz dilemma,"" part of Kohlberg's scoring system for level of moral development, is in some cases used as a point of departure for discussion. Moral dilemmas in the Mahābhārata. Shimla: Indian Institute of Advanced Study in association with Motilal Banarsidass, Delhi, (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication, Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Bimal Krishna Matilal; Indian Institute of.

Moral dilemmas, at the very least, involve conflicts between moral requirements. Consider the cases given below. Dilemmas and Consistency. Moral Residue and Dilemmas. Types of Moral Dilemmas.

In Book I of Plato’s Republic, Cephalus defines ‘justice’ as speaking the truth and paying one’s debts. Socrates quickly refutes this account by.

Cassandra J. Smith, in Ethical Behaviour in the E-Classroom, Abstract: Moral dilemmas are ethical quandaries that present challenges as to which decision to make at any given moment. For the electronic classroom, the moral dilemma could very well involve other students.

Having uncompromising values, being mindful of the reasons for meeting the goal, and eliminating some of the excuses. Moral Dilemmas Words | 3 Pages. Moral Dilemmas Moral Dilemmas Introduction Moral dilemmas are situations, which cause conflicts, and the decision made, can breach one or another principle or claim.

The action taken by the subject can be something wrong or something undermining another option. From the JacketThe essays in this book treat the Mahabharata from an unusual angle fastening on the moral dilemmas it presents. How universal are the dilemmas faced by the characters in the story, and are the dilemmas in fact resolved.

In dealing with these questions the discussions range over the meaning of the purucarthas the institutions of marriage and the family institutions of marriage. Moral Dilemmas in the Mahabharata by Bimal Krishna Matilal. About the Book: The essays in this book treat the Mahabharata from an unusual angle, fastening on the moral dilemmas it presents.

How universal are the dilemmas faced by the characters in the story, and are the dilemmas in fact resolved. In dealing with these questions, the discussions range over the meaning of the purusarthas, the. A moral dilemma is described as a decision-making problem between two possible moral imperatives, neither of which is unambiguously acceptable or preferable.

The complexity arises out of the situational conflict in which obeying one would result in transgressing another.

In film, as in life, we are often presented with moral dilemmas. Moral dilemmas are situations where an individual has to make a choice between two or more clashing options. These options are often not pleasing to the individual and are usually not truly morally acceptable either.

We can identify moral dilemmas by recognising that our actions in these given situations have moral and ethical consequences. An ethical dilemma or ethical paradox is a decision-making problem between two possible moral imperatives, neither of which is unambiguously acceptable or complexity arises out of the situational conflict in which obeying would result in transgressing another.

Sometimes called ethical paradoxes in moral philosophy, ethical dilemmas may be invoked to refute an ethical system or.

Lessons from The Mahabharata: Dealing with Moral Dilemmas It manfully deals with real-world moral dilemmas and confusions that we all encounter during the journey of our lives.

used every unfair trick in the book to win the war. His lies and tricks did win the war in favor of the Pandavas, but they lost too much in the bargain.

Finally. TWO TYPES OF MORAL DILEMMAS a new rule prohibiting men from being in any position other than a sitting position when a woman is in the club room. Suppose further that they pass the new rule, but forget to repeal the old one.

Then, when a man is in the presence of a woman in the club room every. Morality is fun to debate. At the end of last December, I posted a list of 10 moral dilemmas.

By the comments submitted, I realize many did not feel that they had sufficient debatable merit. Therefore, I have posted 10 more, which I think will be more thought provoking and agonizing than my first list.

Please tell us what you would do in each scenario via comments.Moral dilemmas are often used to help people think through the reasoning for their beliefs and actions, and are common in psychology and philosophy classes.

Some examples of moral dilemmas include: The classic “lifeboat dilemma”, where there are only 10 spaces in .The famous Sophie’s Choice, as mentioned above, is a classic example of prohibition dilemmas.

Finally, in single agent dilemma, the agent “ought, all things considered, to do A, ought, all things considered, to do B, and she cannot do both A and B”.In other words, the moral agent is compelled to act on two or more equally the same moral options but she cannot choose both.