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The atrocity paradigm : a theory of evil

The atrocity paradigm : a theory of evil

Author: Claudia Card
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

In this book, philosopher and feminist Claudia Card presents a workable theory of evil, examining in particular human atrocities - acts of cruelty committed by human beings on others.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Claudia Card
ISBN: 0195181263 9780195181265
OCLC Number: 57282893
Notes: Originally published: 2002.
Description: 288 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: the atrocity paradigm --
Nietzsche's denial of evil --
Utilitarian attack and stoic withdrawal: two extremes --
Kant's theory of radical evil --
Prioritizing evils over unjust inequalities --
Rape in war --
Terrorism in the home --
The moral powers of victims --
The moral burdens and obligations of perpetrators --
Gray zones: diabolical evil revisited.
Responsibility: Claudia Card.


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