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| 19 Washington Square North, New York Open to the Public
Contrary to popular imaginings, early Buddhism has not historically been an inherently environmental religion. Rather, it was a prosperity theology that succeeded largely on account of its willingness to exploit both people and natural resources on the commodity frontier. As such, by investigating the links between Buddhism and agricultural expansion this talk will explore how Buddhists radically transformed Asia’s environment.
- Scott Sherman, Michael Weitzman Part of "Research at the NYUAD Institute" Open to the Public
- Gail Segal Open to the Public
- Edward Ziter Open to the Public