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The myth of evil

Author: Phillip Cole
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2006
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book explores a contradiction: the belief that human beings cannot commit acts of pure evil, that they cannot inflict harm for its own sake, and the evidence that pure 'evil' truly is a human  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Phillip Cole
ISBN: 0748622004 9780748622009
OCLC Number: 475180346
Description: viii, 256 s
Contents: Chapter 1. Terrorism, Torture and the Problem of Evil; Chapter 2. Diabolical Evil -- Searching for Satan; Chapter 3. Philosophies of Evil; Chapter 4. Communities of Fear; Chapter 5. The Enemy Within; Chapter 6. Bad Seeds; Chapter 7. The Character of Evil; Chapter 8. Facing the Holocaust; Chapter 9. 21st Century Mythologies.
Responsibility: Phillip Cole

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Cole has written the best book on evil to date; it deserves a place on the shelves of both academic and public libraries. Choice Does evil really exist? No, thinks Phillip Cole, but it is extremely Read more...

 
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