Damien KeownDamien Keown (born 1951) is a prominent bioethicist and authority on Buddhist bioethics. He currently teaches in the Department of History at the University of London. Keown earned a BA in religious studies from the University of Lancaster in 1977 and a DPhil from the Faculty of Oriental Studies at Oxford University in 1986.
Keown's most important books include ''The Nature of Buddhist Ethics'' (1992) and ''Buddhism & Bioethics'' (1995). His most widely read book is ''Buddhism, A Very Short Introduction'' (Oxford University Press). Provided by Wikipedia