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Rethinking Evil : Contemporary Perspectives.

Author: Mara Pa Lara
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2001.
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This innovative volume will be welcomed by moral and political philosophers, social scientists, and anyone who reflects seriously on the twentieth century's heavy burden of war, genocide, ethnic cleansing, and other evidence of people's desire to harm one another.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mara Pa Lara
ISBN: 9780520935556 0520935551 1597348643 9781597348645
OCLC Number: 475928938
Description: 1 online resource (317 pages)
Contents: Introduction : Contemporary perspectives / María Pía Lara --
Is God evil? / Isabel Cabrera --
What's the problem of evil? / Susan Neiman --
"Radical finitude" and the problem of evil : critical comments on Wellmer's reading of Jonas / Peter Dews --
Radical evil : Kant at war with himself / Richard J. Bernstein --
Reflections on the banality of (radical) evil : a Kantian analysis / Henry E. Allison --
The polyhedron of evil / Gustavo Leyva --
An evil heart : moral evil and moral identity / Maeve Cooke --
Understanding evil : Arendt and the final solution / Robert Fine --
Toward a sociology of evil : getting beyond modernist common sense about the alternative to "the good" / Jeffrey C. Alexander --
The evil that men do : a meditation on radical evil from a postmetaphysical point of view / Alessandro Ferrara --
Major offenders, minor offenders / Sergio Pérez --
On pain, the suffering of wrong, and other grievances : responsibility / Manuel Cruz --
Forgiveness and oblivion : a new form of banality of evil? / Carlos Pereda --
"Happy endings"/unendings : narratives of evil / Carol L. Bernstein --
Narrating evil : a postmetaphysical theory of reflective judgment / María Pía Lara.

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This innovative volume will be welcomed by moral and political philosophers, social scientists, and anyone who reflects seriously on the twentieth century's heavy burden of war, genocide, ethnic cleansing, and other evidence of people's desire to harm one another.

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