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Introduction : Meditations on Murder, or What is so Philosophical about Serial Killers?

Author: S Waller; William E Deal
Edition/Format: Chapter Chapter : English
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This chapter contains sections titled:
How Common Are Serial Killings?
What is a Serial Killer?
I Think Therefore I Kill: The Philosophical Musings of Serial Killers
Can You Blame Them? Ethics, Evil, and Serial Killing
Dangerous Infatuations: The Public Fascination with Serial Killers
A Eulogy for Emotion: The Lack of Empathy and the Urge to Kill  Read more...
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All Authors / Contributors: S Waller; William E Deal
ISBN: 9781444324587; 9781405199636
Publication:Waller, S., PhD; Being and Killing; Allhoff/Serial Killers - Philosophy for Everyone; Serial Killers - Philosophy for Everyone; 1-14; Wiley-Blackwell : Oxford, UK
Language Note: English
Unique Identifier: 5151242204
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Abstract:

This chapter contains sections titled:
How Common Are Serial Killings?
What is a Serial Killer?
I Think Therefore I Kill: The Philosophical Musings of Serial Killers
Can You Blame Them? Ethics, Evil, and Serial Killing
Dangerous Infatuations: The Public Fascination with Serial Killers
A Eulogy for Emotion: The Lack of Empathy and the Urge to Kill
Creepy Cognition: Talking and Thinking about Serial Killers
Psycho-ology: Killer Mindsets and Meditations on Murder
A Solemn Afterword: A Message from the Victim's Network
A Timeline of Serial Killers
Notes

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