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The desires and ethics behind PhDs

A Buddhist philosophical inquiry

Among all the valued options that you have in life, why would you choose to do a PhD, and how would you do it ethically? So that I can help shed some light on the way our desires and morals operate here, I can share my experiences, but before I do that, let me identify the […]

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Dahanayake, N. (2022). The desires and ethics behind PhDs: A Buddhist philosophical inquiry. PESA Agora. https://pesaagora.com/columns/the-desires-and-ethics-behind-phds/

Nishanathe Dahanayake

Nishanathe Dahanayake researches and writes on western and eastern philosophies, with a focus on ethics, non-theistic spirituality, philosophy of mind and relativism. He holds a PhD in philosophy from the University of New England. He has worked extensively in the information technology industry and as a journalist with Interpress Service, MTV (Sri Lanka) and Australian Personal Computer magazine. His academic writings have been published in Philosophical Investigations, Philosophy East & West and on The Conversation.

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