A downloadable PDF (1581 kb) provided by the Buddha Dharma Education Association that provides a thorough look at the historical legacy of this often overlooked Indian emperor. Read the section on the edicts Ashoka had engraved on stone pillars for a more thorough understanding of the rulers change in philosophy.
The complete text of Adam Smith's seminal seminal work, An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, which covered concepts such as the role of self-interest, the division of labor, the function of markets, and the international implications of an unregulated, free enterprise economy.
Pankaj Mishra is an Indian journalist and author of several books, including An End to Suffering: The Buddha in the World. He is also a regular contributor to the New York Times and the British newspaper The Guardian.