In this podcast Professor Thurman shares his knowledge of the history of Buddhism and its influence on the social and ethical development in the countries where it has taken root. He talks about mainstream Buddhist societies and counter-cultural Buddhist societies, both of which become devoted to non-violence.
This episode was recorded on December 8, 2015 in a class taught by Professor Thurman.
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