Religion Seminar Series: Ecology and Non-Theism: Buddhist and Jain Ecologies
Christopher Key Chapple is Doshi Professor of Indic and Comparative Theology and Director of the Master of Arts in Yoga Studies at Loyola Marymount University. He has published more than twenty books including Nonviolence to Animals, Earth, and Self in Asian Traditions, Ecological Prospects, Hinduism and Ecology (with Mary Evelyn Tucker), Jainism and Ecology, Yoga and Ecology, and In Praise of Mother Earth. He edits the journal Worldviews: Global Religions, Culture, and Ecology (Brill) and serves on several advisory boards, including the Forum on Religion and Ecology (Yale).
Daniel Cozort is a Professor and chair of the Department of Religion at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, where he has taught since 1988. A specialist in Tibetan Buddhist philosophy, he has in recent years focused on Buddhist ethics as editor of the Journal of Buddhist Ethics and the Oxford Handbook of Buddhist Ethics.