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Author Halifax, Joan, author.

Title Standing at the edge : finding freedom where fear and courage meet / Joan Halifax.

Publication Info. New York : Flatiron Books, 2018.
©2018

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 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    128.4 HAL    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Edition First edition.
Description xix, 280 pages ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [255]-270) and index.
Contents A view from the edge -- 1. Altruism. At the high edge of altruism ; Falling over the edge of altruism: pathological altruism ; Altruism and the other edge states ; Practices that support altruism ; Discovery at the edge of altruism -- 2. Empathy. At the high edge of empathy ; Falling over the edge of empathy: empathic distress ; Empathy and the other edge states ; Practices that support empathy ; Discovery at the edge of empathy -- 3. Integrity. At the high edge of integrity ; Falling over the edge of integrity: moral suffering ; Integrity and the other edge states ; Practices that support integrity ; Discovery at the edge of integrity -- 4. Respect. At the high edge of respect ; Falling over the edge of respect: disrespect ; Respect and the other edge states ; Practices that support respect ; Discovery at the edge of respect -- 5. Engagement. At the high edge of engagement ; Falling over the edge of engagement: burnout ; Engagement and the other edge states ; Practices that support engagement ; Discovery at the edge of engagement -- 6. Compassion at the edge. Survival of the kindest ; Three faces of compassion ; The six perfections ; Compassion's enemies ; Mapping compassion ; Compassion practice ; Compassion in the charnel ground.
Subject Conduct of life.
Suffering.
Compassion.
Altruism.
Empathy.
Integrity.
Respect.
Engagement (Philosophy)
Added Author Solnit, Rebecca, writer of foreword.
ISBN 9781250101341 hardcover
1250101344 hardcover
9781250101365 electronic book

 
    
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