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The order of evils : toward an ontology of morals

Author: Adi Ophir
Publisher: New York : Zone Books ; Cambridge, Mass. : Distributed by MIT Press, 2005.
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A new moral theory from an Israeli philosopher and activist emphasizing the existential and political nature of evil.

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Ophir, Adi.
Order of evils.
New York : Zone Books ; Cambridge, Mass. : Distributed by MIT Press, 2005
(OCoLC)607710123
Online version:
Ophir, Adi.
Order of evils.
New York : Zone Books ; Cambridge, Mass. : Distributed by MIT Press, 2005
(OCoLC)628022067
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adi Ophir
ISBN: 189095151X 9781890951511
OCLC Number: 55220029
Language Note: Translated from the Hebrew.
Description: 699 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. That which was and is no longer --
Ch. 1. Disappearance --
Ch. 2. Loss --
Ch. 3. Damage --
pt. 2. What there is --
Ch. 4. Presence --
Ch. 5. Excitation --
Ch. 6. Suffering --
pt. 3. The superfluous --
Ch. 7. Evils --
Ch. 8. Evil --
Ch. 9. These times.
Other Titles: Lashon ha-raʻ.
Responsibility: Adi Ophir ; translated by Rela Mazali and Havi Carel.

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"Ophir presents a well-argued alternative to other philosophical outlooks that ground moral life on basic concepts such as rights, duties or pleasure. A sophisticated phenomenological account of the Read more...

 
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