skip to content
What evil means to us Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

What evil means to us

Author: C Fred Alford
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
In interviewing working people, prisoners, and college students, the author discovered "a profound, inchoate feeling of dread so overwhelming that they tried to inflict it on others to be rid of it themselves. ... Our society suffers from a paucity of shared narratives and the creative imagination they inspire."--Jacket.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C Fred Alford
ISBN: 0801434300 9780801434303
OCLC Number: 36621819
Description: xi, 185 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface --
I felt evil --
Evil is pleasure in hurting and lack of remorse --
The ground of evil is dread --
Suffering evil, doing evil --
Identifying with Eichmann --
Splatter movies or Shiva? A culture of vampires --
"Evil spelled backward is live" --
Evil is no-thing --
Scales of evil.
Responsibility: C. Fred Alford.

Abstract:

In interviewing working people, prisoners, and college students, the author discovered "a profound, inchoate feeling of dread so overwhelming that they tried to inflict it on others to be rid of it themselves. ... Our society suffers from a paucity of shared narratives and the creative imagination they inspire."--Jacket.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/36621819> # What evil means to us
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "36621819" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/610024#Place/ithaca> ; # Ithaca
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/610024#Topic/ubel> ; # Übel
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/610024#Topic/ontologia> ; # Ontologia
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/111.84/e21/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/classification/BJ1406> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/610024#Topic/goed_en_kwaad> ; # Goed en kwaad
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/944894> ; # Good and evil
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/610024#Topic/demonios> ; # Demônios
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/610024#Topic/deus> ; # Deus
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/610024#Topic/philosophie> ; # Philosophie
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/51711368> ; # C Fred Alford
   schema:datePublished "1997" ;
   schema:description "In interviewing working people, prisoners, and college students, the author discovered "a profound, inchoate feeling of dread so overwhelming that they tried to inflict it on others to be rid of it themselves. ... Our society suffers from a paucity of shared narratives and the creative imagination they inspire."--Jacket."@en ;
   schema:description "Preface -- I felt evil -- Evil is pleasure in hurting and lack of remorse -- The ground of evil is dread -- Suffering evil, doing evil -- Identifying with Eichmann -- Splatter movies or Shiva? A culture of vampires -- "Evil spelled backward is live" -- Evil is no-thing -- Scales of evil."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/610024> ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "What evil means to us"@en ;
   schema:productID "36621819" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/36621819#PublicationEvent/ithaca_cornell_university_press_1997> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/610024#Agent/cornell_university_press> ; # Cornell University Press
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780801434303> ;
   umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GB9772001> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/36621819> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/610024#Agent/cornell_university_press> # Cornell University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Cornell University Press" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/944894> # Good and evil
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Good and evil"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/51711368> # C Fred Alford
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Alford" ;
   schema:givenName "C. Fred" ;
   schema:name "C Fred Alford" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780801434303>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0801434300" ;
   schema:isbn "9780801434303" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.