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Moral evil

Author: Andrew Michael Flescher
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Georgetown University Press, 2013.
Series: Moral traditions series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing connections between Augustine and Aristotle, this book emphasizes forming altruistic habits that can lead us to better moral choices throughout the course of our lives.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2013002331
(OCoLC)835101319
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Michael Flescher
ISBN: 9781626160118 1626160112
OCLC Number: 865331447
Awards: Winner of PROSE Award in Theology and Religious Studies 6 (United States)
Short-listed for CPA Book Award for Theology 6 (United States)
Short-listed for Catholic Press Association Book Award for Theology 6 (United States)
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: "Evil" and evil --
Evil versus goodness: Satan and other "evildoers" --
Evil as the good in disguise: theodicy and the crisis of meaning --
Evil as "evil": perspectivalism and the construction of evil --
Evil as the absence of Goodness: privation and the ubiquity of wickedness --
Evil as inaction: Augustine, Aristotle, and connecting the thesis of privation to virtue ethics.
Series Title: Moral traditions series.
Responsibility: Andrew Michael Flescher.

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